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Iran 2015 Pt. 2

Trip Report: Iran ’15 Pt. 2 – Zahedan on Iran Air MD-82 & Iran Aseman 727

(Traveled on September 17, 2015) This is the second part of my trip report covering my 2015 trip to Iran. In this report I look at the third day of the trip including a roundtrip to Zahedan on Iran Air MD-82 and Iran Aseman Airlines 727. Table of Contents Getting to Tehran on IR 747-200 …

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Iran 2015 Pt. 1

Trip Report: Iran ’15 Pt. 1 – AirAsia X A330 and Iran Air 747-200 to Tehran

(Traveled on September 15-16, 2015) In 2014, I went to Iran to fly on the special sightseeing flight on the Iran Air Boeing 747SP. While I only went there for one day with the sole purpose of flying classic aircraft, the country and its extremely friendly people left a great impression on me in that …

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Flight Review: Amakusa Airlines DHC-8-100 Economy Class from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami

(Flown on May 18, 2015) Amakusa Airlines is a regional airline based on the island of Amakusa in Kumamoto Prefecture. Using its sole DHC-8-100 in a very memorable dolphin livery, it operates the following domestic routes: Amakusa – Kumamoto, Amakusa – Fukuoka and Kumamoto – Osaka Itami. As part of its “fleet” renewal, Amakusa Airlines signed a lease deal …

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Chasing Skymark A330s

Flight Review: Skymark Airlines A330-300 Premium Economy from Fukuoka to Tokyo Haneda

(Flown on January 31, 2015) Throughout its history, Skymark Airlines operated a fleet of narrow-body 737s and wide-body 767s and A330s at various points in time. While I managed to get a couple of photos of the 767s, they were retired before I really became involved in spotting heavily. However, when the A330s were acquired, I …

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