A photo is a thousand words. An aviation photo can serve as a testament to the essence and magic of flight while also telling a story. Each week, the AirlineGeeks team compiles five aviation photos that tell a story and capture the uniqueness of flight.
An American Airlines 777-200 with the oneworld livery departs on a sunny evening at LAX as seen from photographer Brian Karleskind‘s lens in a helicopter just over 1,000 feet above the aircraft.
An Emirates Airbus A380 approaches Boston Logan International Airport as flight EK237. The airline operated their largest aircraft as a one off service to the Massachusetts city. It was the first time that a scheduled Airbus A380 visited Boston. (Photo: Chris Ianno)
N779NC, a former Delta DC-9, was scrapped this week in Charlotte after being on display at the Carolinas Aviation Museum. (Photo: Troy Mitchell)
A Qantas Airbus A380 on the ramp at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Qantas is now the only airline to operate the superjumbo into DFW after Emirates downgraded their service to a Boeing 777-300ER last year. (Photo: Eric – @ikon_photography)
The Hainan Airlines 787 Dreamliner featuring the Kung Fu Panda livery appears from the carrier’s hangar in Haikou on Friday. The aircraft features 11 different pandas in various poses. (Photo: Hainan Airlines)
The Atlanta Falcons arrive in Houston on a Delta 777-200. They will face the New England Patriots on Sunday for Super Bowl LI. (Photo: GFB Aviation Photography)