It was a relatively uneventful Sunday morning in Bangor, that is until 8:23 when an email from FlightAware popped up in my inbox saying “Etihad Airways #103 (A388) en route from Abu Dhabi Int’l (OMAA/AUH) has diverted to Bangor Intl (KBGR) for an estimated arrival at 08:27AM EDT”. It wasn’t until an hour later that … More The Mighty Airbus A380 Comes To Bangor
There hasn’t been a whole lot to post lately as far as new spotting activity goes. Mostly repeat REACH C-17s from McChord and Charleston, the usual Maine~iac KC-135Rs and the ever so popular ERJ/CRJ’s from Delta and US Airways. There have been some others of interest but they’re either after dark or when I’m busy at … More Recent Spotting Activity
On October 22nd a new era in American Airlines history began with the delivery of their first Airbus A321 aircraft. As with the prior delivery flights for American’s new A319s, the A321s inbound from Finkenwerder, made a pit stop in Bangor for fuel and a customs check before continuing on for Dallas.
Despite last night’s blown call at the plate. the Red Sox are in an all out dog fight for first place in the American League East with the Tampa Bay Rays. Whatever the outcome is in October, fans will have reason to look forward to Spring Training 2014. Today, Allegiant Air announced they were adding … More Allegiant Air Adds New Route From Bangor to Punta Gorda
After seeing the very first A319 for American Airlines stop in Bangor on Thursday, the second of 240 stopped in today for a fuel and customs stop. Fortunately for us spotters, the clouds started to burn off and by the time they departed, lighting was much better. A lot better than the 10 minutes post … More Another AAL A319 Comes to Bangor
I got a heads up this morning when I was going to work that the very first Airbus for American Airlines was due into Bangor around 11:15. When I got to the office I kept an eye on FlightAware to track the flight progress and to make sure I got things done and make a … More BGR Welcomes American’s New Airbus A319
It was a busy week and Saturday proved to be excellent for spotting at BGR. Earlier in the week there was a C27J stopping by along with an AWE A321 diversion for fuel from Hamburg Finkenwerder en route to Newark, a UTAir 737-800 with some sexy winglets, P-3’s, C-17’s as well as Interjet and Volaris … More Weekend Spotting