Spotting Report: Enjoying Hawaiian Traffic at Kahului and Molokai

Spotting Report: Enjoying Hawaiian Traffic at Kahului and Molokai

(Posted on July 30, 2017) While the main purpose of my trip to Hawaii was being on the AirAsia X inaugural from Osaka to Honolulu, I also wanted to take the opportunity to try do some island-hopping and a bit of spotting. Luckily, it all worked out almost perfectly – including weather…

Airshow Report: Chitose Air Festival 2017

Airshow Report: Chitose Air Festival 2017

(Posted on July 26, 2017) Last weekend, I had a chance to visit Chitose Air Base near Sapporo for its annual airshow. As such, I decided to report on that one before continuing with my Hawaii articles. I flew from Narita to Sapporo with Jetstar and then met up with some friends…

Camera Holes Were Installed in the Bratislava Airport Perimeter Fence

Camera Holes Were Installed in the Bratislava Airport Perimeter Fence

(Posted on July 9, 2017) After the news that Austrian is planning to resume its Vienna to Tokyo flights next year, here is one more from my “home turf.” I am happy to report that earlier this month, Bratislava airport in Slovakia became “spotter-friendly” as camera holes…

Spotting Guide: Observation Deck at Kobe Airport

Spotting Guide: Observation Deck at Kobe Airport

(Posted on July 8, 2017) As I had some time at Kobe airport during my recent Hawaii trip, I decided to check out the airport’s observation deck. While the airport is not overly interesting for spotters, I decided to write this overview to give you a better idea of what to expect…

Five of My Favorite Plane Spotting Locations Around the World

Five of My Favorite Plane Spotting Locations Around the World

(Posted on June 26, 2017) Having been photographing aircraft for over ten years now, I’ve had the chance to visit many locations around tens of airports around the world. Some of them were fairly standard while others stood out – whether in terms of traffic, the scenery…

Spotting Report & Guide: A Day Around Istanbul Ataturk Airport

Spotting Report & Guide: A Day Around Istanbul Ataturk Airport

(Posted on May 4, 2017) Last week, on my way to Slovakia, I had a chance to visit Istanbul for a day. Since I did some sightseeing in the city the last time I was there – courtesy of Turkish Airlines’ free transit tour – this time I decided to do some Istanbul spotting and…