Introducing Australia’s First Dreamliner – Jetstar’s Boeing 787-8

I was excited when I saw the first 787 Dreamliner on the ground at the Boeing factory in 2009 and equally delighted when I saw an Air India Dreamliner take off as the first commercial 787 in Australia, so you can imagine how thrilled I was to get up close, really close, and tour Australia’s newest aircraft before it…

Air India returns to Sydney with the Boeing 787 Dreamliner

After years of speculation, the return of Air India after a 16 year hiatus AND the first scheduled, commercial service of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner happened recently. I’d only ever seen the Boeing 787 Dreamliner once, that was in 2009 at the Boeing factory near Seattle when the first few had just rolled off the…

Jumbo Hostel – Arlanda Airport, Stockholm, Sweden.

Last year I had a brief stopover in Stockholm, Sweden and I had heard of this fantastic hostel right at the airport in a converted Boeing 747-200. Of course, being the freakyflier that I am I had to stay there. 🙂 Built in 1976, the aircraft is a decomissioned Boeing 747-200 that was headed for…