OB1504 wrote:Alitalia and British Airways are two airlines I’ve seen operating with alphanumeric callsigns on a regular basis, but for most other carriers a letter in the flight number typically indicates a one-off situation.
Shrewfly wrote:Years ago, Britannia used to use BY123A for a UK outbound charter, and BY123B for the return.
Wondered at the time what the reasoning was, every other airline seemed to use only numeric callsigns with an an even number outbound and an odd on the return
That would appear on boarding passes and airport screens, not just on ATC comms
Gulfstream500 wrote:In an SNL skit mocking WN, they used a flight number with letters in it. I wondered why it was they were using it, as I have never seen WN with a letter in the flight number.
Military Aircraft Every type from fighters to helicopters from air forces around the globe
Classic Airliners Props and jets from the good old days
Flight Decks Views from inside the cockpit
Aircraft Cabins Passenger cabin shots showing seat arrangements as well as cargo aircraft interior
Cargo Aircraft Pictures of great freighter aircraft
Government Aircraft Aircraft flying government officials
Helicopters Our large helicopter section. Both military and civil versions
Blimps / Airships Everything from the Goodyear blimp to the Zeppelin
Night Photos Beautiful shots taken while the sun is below the horizon
Accidents Accident, incident and crash related photos
Air to Air Photos taken by airborne photographers of airborne aircraft
Special Paint Schemes Aircraft painted in beautiful and original liveries
Airport Overviews Airport overviews from the air or ground
Tails and Winglets Tail and Winglet closeups with beautiful airline logos