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zip Canada’s Flying Colours story and photos by Henry Tenby

zip 737-200

zip Canada’s Flying Colours story and photos by Henry Tenby Airliners Magazine, January-February, 2005 Back in 2002 to 2004, zip successfully helped their parent Air Canada compete against its largest domestic competitor, and paved the way for Air Canada to set out on its post-bankrupcy strategy. Of course when we look back today ten years […]

Honeywell’s Boeing 720 by Henry Tenby

Honeywell Boeing 720

Honeywell’s Boeing 720 by Henry Tenby Jetstream International, November, 2007 In February, 2007, Honeywell’s flight test division in Phoenix welcomed my visit to document their Boeing 720 flight test operation. My good friend Tony Hickey also joined me on this once-in-a-lifetime project. The primary focus of the visit was to video document the operation for […]

Ponte Aerea: The Brazilian Air Bridge by Henry Tenby

VARIG L188 Electra

Ponte Aerea: The Brazilian Air Bridge by Henry Tenby Airline Executive, April, 1989 In the summer of 1988, I had the life-influencing opportunity to make a series of visits to VARIG Airlines in Rio to document their amazing Lockheed Electra Ponte Aerea (Air Bridge) operation which then connected Rio’s Santos Dumont Airport with Sao Paulo’s […]

The Fate of Canadian Pacific Airlines’ Boeing 707 by Henry Tenby

Canadian Pacific Boeing 707 accident Vancouver 1968

The Fate of Canadian Pacific Airlines’ Boeing 707 story by Henry Tenby Airliners Magazine, Summer 1993 In October, 1967, Canadian Pacific Airlines wet leased a Boeing 707-138B from Seattle-based Standard Airways. The aircraft was painted in full CPA colours, and for the most part operated CPA’s scheduled service to Honolulu, and was also seen in […]

Cantonese Delicacies A Field Report by Henry Tenby

Cantonese Delicacies A Field Report by Henry Tenby

Cantonese Delicacies A Field Report and photos by Henry Tenby Airliners Magazine, March-April, 1996 In the mid 1990s when Kai Tak was Hong Kong’s crown jewel airport of the region, it attracted aviation fans and photographers from all over the world to experience the heart-pounding action of the famous checkerboard approach. I made several visits […]

Beirut or Bust Another 707 Adventure by Henry Tenby

Henry Tenby in Beirut 1994

Beirut or Bust Another 707 Adventure by Henry Tenby Airways Magazine, May-June 1995 Having flown several sectors on LAP Paraguay’s Boeing 707 in 1992, I was determined to visit Beirut and experience MEA’s Boeing 707 and 720 operation first hand. At the time, Lebanon’s flag carrier MEA (Middle East Airlines) was the world’s largest operator […]

FLASHBACK: Airline Publications & Sales at 1976 SBAC Farnborough

Airline Publications and Sales 1976 SBAC Air Show

Back in the mid 1970s when the airline enthusiast hobby was still quite young, the world’s largest supplier to the hobby was London based Airline Publications and Sales LTD of of Noble Road, Hounslow, Middlesex, UK. Airline Publications and Sales was owned by Colin Ballentine and Managing Director Brian Tomkins (both now deceased) and they […]

Air Canada showcases its new Boeing 787 Dreamliner at YVR NOV 19 2014

Air Canada 787 Dreamliner debut

Although Air Canada’s new Boeing 787 Dreamliner has been in service for a few months, on Thursday, November 19, 2014, the airline staged an open-house for the aircraft at their YVR hangar facility for staff, Elite frequent flyers, travel agents and other important guests at the invitation only event. The open house ran from 1 […]