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Plane spotting

Aircraft spotting or plane spotting is a hobby of tracking the movement of aircraft, which is often accomplished by photography. Besides monitoring aircraft, aircraft spotting enthusiasts (whom are usually called plane spotters) also record information regarding airports, air traffic control communications and airline routes.

[Military Plane Spotting] INIOCHOS Exercise 2019 at the Andravida Air Force Base, Greece

Exercise «INIOCHOS» is an annual medium scale exercise based on the facilities of the Air Tactics Center at the Andravida Air Force Base, located...

[Plane spotting] Beauvechain Air Base Day 2019

On Wednesday 10 April, the Belgian Air Force held its annual airshow and static display at Beauvechain Air Base. Junior editor Thibault Lapers and...

[Military Plane Spotting] Luke Air Force Base (Glendale, Arizona, U.S.)

Our business conference was held in Las Vegas, roughly a 7 hours drive to Tucson. To make the most out of this trip, we...

[Plane spotting] Special Olympics World Games decals on Etihad Airways Boeing 787

To celebrate the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 which will take place between 14 and 21 March, Etihad Airways unveiled decals on...

Different ways of plane spotting at Amsterdam airport Schiphol

Schiphol is a plane spotter’s paradise, and this wonderful spring sun makes visiting one of our spotting locations even more enjoyable. We have a...

Photo Special: Meet & greet with all five Belgian Icons of Brussels Airlines

  On Monday 14 January 2019, Brussels Airlines organised a remarkable aviation event. For the first time ever, the Belgian airline lined up all of...

Taking off: Why planespotters are being welcomed by some airports

Brussels Airport has spent a whopping €650,000 to build viewing platforms and facilities for plane spotting enthusiasts. It says it simply wanted to welcome...

Two new pictograms for plane spotters near spotting platform 25L/07R at Brussels Airport.

On Wednesday 25 July 2018, two new pictograms appeared on the perimeter fence of Brussels Airport near the new spotting platform 25L/07R. A total of...

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018 Brussels Airport organised the fourth edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-8pm, 25 lucky winners of a contest...

Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2018

On Tuesday 24 July 2018, Brussels Airport will organize the fourth edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. After three very successful editions in 2015,...

North Korean plane lands in South Korea with Kim Jong-un’s sister on board

Kim Jong Un is sending his younger sister, 30-year-old Kim Yo Jong, to South Korea for the upcoming Winter Olympics. Today she landed in South...

Construction of plane spotting platforms at Brussels Airport to start week of 8 January

The week of 8 January, Brussels Airport Company, together with Wegebo and Delobelle architects, will commence the construction of the plane spotting platforms. How...

13 great aircraft liveries you can spot at Brussels Airport

Airlines take great pride in their aircraft liveries. It is a vital part of their marketing strategy and improves the visibility of their brand at...

Brussels Airport plane spotting platforms to be completed by April 2018

Great news for plane spotters that love to catch their favourite aircraft at Brussels Airport. The airport just announced that the environmental permit for...

Zurich Airport has placed spotter holes inside the fences

No more hassle bringing along a ladder to photograph the latest Airbus A350 or aircraft in special livery: this morning Zurich Airport has placed...

World Coolest Swimming Pool for Avgeeks – Opens later this year

Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) is in the process of adding a new lounge with a unique feature: a real swimming pool overlooking the...

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2017

On Tuesday 4 July 2017, Brussels Airport organized the third edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-9pm, 25 lucky winners of a contest...

12-13 August 2017: the 34th edition of the International Oldtimer Fly and Drive-In at Schaffen Airfield

The 34th edition of the Oldtimer Fly/Drive-In will take place on Saturday the 12th and Sunday the 13th of August 2017. The main day...

New landmark for Brussels Airport: two Airbus A350s at the same time!

For the first time, Thai Airways deployed its brand new Airbus A350 to Brussels Airport today. A news item that did not go unnoticed...

Photo Special: Brussels Airport Spotters Day 2017

On Tuesday 4 July 2017, Brussels Airport organised the third edition of the Brussels Airport Spotters Day. Between 4pm-9pm, 25 lucky winners of a contest...