Remarks: Singapore Airlines was one of the last Star Alliance members to apply a special livery to mark its membership, but when it did, it do so with a trio of wide-bodied airliners. The B772 is seen here departing Bangkok for the short hop to Singapore.
Remarks: This beautiful livery currently adorns two B747s (one -100 and one -300) and a B757. For photography, no one can charge Orient Thai Airlines with being "dull". The sheer variety in the application of the airline's livery makes this a photographer's wildest dream.
Remarks: For a long time, this B757 was sitting on the northern ramp of BKK - part of the engine nacelle even went into service on sister-ship HS-OTB. Finally, it is good to see this aircraft gainfully employed. The livery makes the aircraft seems longer (like an imitation B757-300).
Remarks: What a surprise when Nok Air's third B734 leased from Thai Airways International appeared in a new set of "feathers". With this new aircraft and plumage, Nok Air adds thrice-daily services from Bangkok to Phuket on 15 Oct 2004.
Remarks: Children's Day in Thailand is celebrated with Open Houses at all airbases. It gives photographers the rare chance to photograph traffic landing on runway 21L in the morning - this Thai MD-11 did the honours with a beautiful touchdown.
Remarks: Orient Thai's TriStars seem to permanently decorate the ramp of BKK Airport and is seen here climbing out of runway 21L on a rare movement. Soon after this, the TriStar fleet mysteriously disappeared and were subsequently known to have been stored at Utapao Airport and then disposed with some going to Air Rum.
Remarks: Russian-built airliners are a joy to watch, and one so colourfully-liveried is a visual treat. Captured on its smoky touchdown, this TU-154M was seen on the same day (twice) and was earlier accompanied by its sister-ship, an Airbus A320.
Remarks: Airliners on opposite end of the scale can be regularly seen at Bangkok's Don Muang Airport. This two amply illustrate this trend. The Northwest B747F is rotating near the southern end of runway 21R, obviously 'feeling' heavy this humid morning.
Remarks: This must qualify as one of the more exotic regular visitors to Bangkok. The livery is rather busy but nevertheless quite likeable. President Airlines of Cambodia offers good connections to both Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.
Remarks: September skies over Hong Kong pose a huge challenge for aviation photography, especially through the wavy glass of the airport terminal (not to mention the reflections)! Orient Thai Airlines is one of a huge handful of airlines operating on the BKK-HKG route.