Different media reporting that tt looks like Iberia is considering strongly paying the 40m Euros and walking away from the purchase. Not sure if they are serious or if they are playing hardball. Links only in Spanish sorry. https://www.lavanguardia.com/economia/20211105/7840983/iberia-dispuesta-pag...Jump to post
I've had both, 24-120 is good at the wide end but softish beyond 80mm especially at corners but it makes a great walkaround lens for travel as it's quite versatile and not very heavy. AF is good for a lens in this range and VR does a good job too. 24-70 2.8G is excellent but latest Tamron and Sigma ...Jump to post
Hi Dylan, Have you used Nikon ViewNX (not sure if the newly released NX studio is able to show this) to check which focus points were used on each frame? While usually DoF isn't a problem in daylight photograph I prefer to just use the 9 focus point option and place them in the center of the frame t...Jump to post
Not that I see any of his photos ever shared in reddit...
80-400G has a lot of quality variations between samples, I had one and was never happy with its performance especially from 300mm as it tended to be quite soft for a lens in that price range but I know a couple other people who are happy with it. If you already own a 200-500 I think the 70-200 would...Jump to post
At least for Nikon cameras the picture control profile used only affects how your out of camera JPG looks like and doesn't affect RAW exposure at all. However if you enable D-lightning, a sort of in-camera HDR feature, it'll cause your RAW to be underexposed around -1EV compared to normal mode. In v...Jump to post
Color me skeptical on this one even if international news agencies are echoing the report coming from elconfidencial. They've been doing this kind of 'scoop' reporting for very long time and in the last few months they've had quite a number of articles on this deal and in many cases just dismissing ...Jump to post
I thought MAD slots were not all that valuable because there's a fair amount of capacity. At certain times of the day it was already at max declared capacity so wasn't possible to get slots, in any case AENA decided to keep the declared capacity under the maximum theoretical capacity just to try to...Jump to post
Also try to do a controlled test at home with another lens ideally using some color checker cards to get a better understanding of how your camera body is behaving. While some lenses can produce some color aberrations this shouldn't be the case with this lens so looks to me more like an issue with t...Jump to post
Not sure but those chartes have to do with Rally París-Dakar in Saudí Arabia. Not really, those charter flights are part of the Pullamntur Cruises / Royal Caribbean operation and were already operated last winter in the same way that during summer months IB flies to Athens, Bari or a handful of des...Jump to post
When discussing Iberia I think that something is fundamentally missed when comparing it to TAP or other european carriers, under IAG there's a strong mandate on profitability and reaching a 15% ROIC target and that's basically why IB tends to be so conservative when it comes to expansion and isn't s...Jump to post
Not sure about traffic patterns but I was able to catch C-130's there doing touch & go's last year and there were a number of them parked on the JSDF side. Feb IMHO is very good for spotting in central Japan as is usually the driest month of the year and it's still cold so heat haze shouldn't mu...Jump to post
This very same discussion about retina/HiDPI screens been brought several times in the past and I don't think there's any workaround to properly evaluate sharpness other than using a lower PPI screen. Retina/HiDPI have smaller pixels and a higher pixel density so the human eye can't really see the i...Jump to post
It's really difficult to judge sharpness at such high PPI count, you can try to zoom at 200% in Photoshop but that will bring other issues as each pixel will be a block of 4 pixels in the screen.
From my experience I think you'd better off getting an external monitor that offers around 90-110PPI.
Hi Daniel, D600 isn't great at focusing on low-light situations so while ISO performance should be decent I think you'll struggle with autofocus specially if you're planning on shooting it paired with a f/5.6 lens, personally I'd save for a D750 as that'll give you better value for money and nowaday...Jump to post
According to spanish media (https://www.elconfidencial.com/empresas/2019-11-05/iberia-bate-air-france-compra-air-europa-cheque-ingles-expres_2313364/) seems that AF-KLM was quite close to acquire 20% of Air Europa for EUR200M with an option to buy the rest of the airline over the next 5 years and th...Jump to post
Maybe a good idea to try to message photographers using Fujifilm to get some feedback, while displaying EXIF info is optional and search doesn't allow to filter by make and model you can try the Google search query below to find them, site:airliners.net make fujifilm For example the photo below was ...Jump to post
aviator2000 wrote:Which is madrid's largest unserved market?
[ Anyways, what's the level of cooperation between Avianca and Iberia? As far as I know, I am pretty sure they codeshare quite a lot, so maybe Iberia does not see any need to serve with its own metal what they already reach via codesharing flights with AV? AV (Colombia) and IB reciprocally codeshar...Jump to post
N for the Routes to USA/CAN maybe PHL,DTW, IAD, SEA...3/4 weekly could work with the newer 321lr in the East coast PHL is already served in the JV by AA, IAD maybe during the peak summer but I don't see SEA or DTW working at all from MAD. A321LR is ok to the US East coast from northern european mar...Jump to post
The well being of Iberia's staff is not the decision behind the cancellation of planned service to MGA, as you well say, layover would have been in Guatemala City where Iberia already operates. Any prospect of business that propelled this flight have evaporated and will remain next to nonexistent u...Jump to post
Only time will tell if IAG decides to replace the Vueling brand with LEVEL but at the moment the reason why those 3 aircraft are going under a different AOC and brand is that Vueling pilot contract, collective bargaining agreement as per spanish work regulations, has a clause where any bases outside...Jump to post
You can see below the slide that Iberia presented outlining the changes in the new 280t variant which I think that are the same that are expected for the ULR version sans the additional fuel capacity. Even tho that up to 280t is available Iberia will certify their A350-900 with a 275t MTOW which see...Jump to post
It is the highest density of any 9 abreast configuration. Assuming those 31C are in front of door 2, there are a lot of seats cramped in between door 2 and 4. The 24 PE are real premium economy of probably 3 rows of 8 taking up space of 4 rows of 9 economy. If you add these theoretical 36 to 293Y y...Jump to post
The 2 A330's are only to fill the gap of the 2 that are now operating for Level, so not really net growth. If those 4 A346 leave the fleet (whether all or some), the 2 A359 coming in will be a downgrade at a minimum in capacity, if not in aircraft number. In an IAG investor presentation from 1-2 ye...Jump to post
Iberia will receive 2 new A330-200 in early 2018 and also the first 2 A350-900s in June and July so even if a couple of the 4 A340-600s that will have their lease expired during the first half of the year leave the fleet still should allow room for some growth. LEVEL order for 3 A330-200's is separa...Jump to post
I've been a few times to landside Food Court on Terminal 1 and no one bothered me about taking photos from there. Glass is sometimes dirty with sand and slightly tinted but still workable.
However you'll only be able catch aircraft going to the south side of Concourse A.
There're no official spots but police is usually nice and they're used to spotters around the fence. If you stay in private grounds, like the cargo terminal area, you might get some airport private security guys annoying you but in my experience this is unusual unless you start touching the fence wh...Jump to post