AvTalk Episode 35: A Whale of a Time

On this episode of AvTalk we break records, we learn more about aircraft leasing with our resident numbers expert Gavin Werbeloff, and Jonathan Khoo joins us to insist he isn’t an avgeek while listing the dozens of lesser-known carriers he’s flown on around the world.

Record breaking flights

On 29 June, we tracked 202,157 flights tracked in a single day, the most flights we’ve ever tracked and the first time we’ve tracked over 200,000 flights.

Meet the new whale

Airbus unveiled the first fully painted Beluga XL. We discuss the unique new livery and the Beluga XL’s mission.

China Airlines’ new A350 in special livery

China Airlines’ + Boeing co-branded 747 livery

Aircraft leasing

We talk with Gavin Werbeloff, our resident numbers expert, who walks us through how aircraft leasing works.

A reluctant avgeek

Jonathan Khoo joins us to talk about his travels on some of the world’s lesser known carriers and how he manages more flying in the back of the airplane than most anyone we know.

Flights to Rome

Moovel lab took a bit of Flightradar24 data and made beautiful illustrations of the world’s mobility.

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