Emirates 412 from Sydney completes the route which started in Dubai and finishes here in Auckland.
The morning sun reveals the cold night NZE faced before its first day of cabin trials. Air New Zealand staff filled the planes for a day of training as the IFE and inflight service was put through... (more)
Air New Zealand Seven (SFO-AKL) taxis to the gate after arriving 14 hours late.
Had to get up at 5am to grab this shot, the pink light makes it all worth it. Spotting = Dedication
Speedbird 282 LAX - LHR makes a beautiful departure off 25R at sun set.
"Emirates 407" AKL-MEL-DBX
"New Zealand One"completes push back ready for a lengthy taxi round the airport for a 25 right departure. this taxi requires an extra four tonnes of fuel!
Emirates 413 AKL-SYD-DXB seen here rotating on Auckland's 23 Left in some nice evening sunlight.
"Lufthansa 456 FRA-LAX" over the piano keys for 24R on the first scheduled 747-8 Intercontinental service to LAX.
NBU pulls away from the international terminal as she begins her service to Melbourne and back as New Zealand 123/124