it’s a Captains Life - One heart, two countries

One interest out - another moves in


For decades and many years, I had been greatly interested in the Coastal Steamers of Norway and their long history. I would read …

Thailand - Norway relations


"A 2.000-year-old Tipitaka (Buddhist scripture) has been presented to Thailand by the Conservation Institute of Skøyen, Norway. …

Bangkok Airways flight 266


Bangkok Airways Flight 266 was a scheduled domestic passenger flight to Samui Airport, Thailand, which overran the runway on landing …

Aircrafts in storage


What could possibly be more sad than looking at the below image of aircrafts withdrawn from storage in favour of “storage”. The …

Rolex and James Cameron


I should really have gotten a tiny part as well for sharing this advertisement, but I guess nobody at Rolex will ever read a simple …

Norwegian coastguard retirement


A few weeks back, I became aware of a former Norwegian vessel that was truly enjoying the best of her retirement years in much warmer …

A340 not hot - left to rot


Thai Airways International (THAI) recently admitted that it is really struggling to sell off their decommissioned Airbus A340 aircraft …

Scandinavian upgrade


Scandinavian Airlines recently shared an image of their brand new cabin interiors, I suspect from one of their recently refurbished …

Going down to the Titanic


I wish this would have been an entry in my travel bLOG instead of here in the ordinary Captain’s bLOG, but I highly doubt I will …

Arctic Circle Airport


With around 300 million NOK from local businesses, and an equal amount from the local municipality, the Norwegian Government will …

Not easy to find a private jet in Asia


If you are looking to charter a private jet in Asia, and you are in Thailand, you will be in the country on fourth place for availability …

Funeral procession at 7.7 knots


When checking ships on marinetraffic.com today, great sadness follows when I see the OASIA today. In just under 8 knots she is steaming …

Innovative airline safety videos


Here are three quite innovative airline safety videos for 2017 - and all I can say is: “come on Thai Airways, you can do way better …

Thai aviation growth soars


According to state-owned Aeronautical Radio of Thailand (Aerothai), Thailand is currently enjoying the highest aviation growth in …

Queen Mary in need of urgent repairs


Aircrafts and the airline industry is not the only thing that tickles my tastes: ocean liners also has a special place in my heart. …

THAI and Airbus strikes a deal


Earlier this month, Thai government’s plan to make Thailand a fully fledged aviation hub in Asia-Pacific, made a significant leap …

A380 - Lufthansa is trying to make a wow 


From October this year to March 2018, Lufthansa will increase their daily capacity on their Frankfurt - Bangkok route with 35%, …

A380 - Smaller staircases in the future?


The grand staircase on board the A380 has since the start of the production been echoing the age of the superliners at sea, but …

Always the fault of tourists...


I do not understand why a country which is completely dependent on tourists to visit again and again, continously chooses to blame …

Bristol on the travel map for a special reason


Back in February this year, Alpha Foxtrot made it’s final move - under tow - across a runway at Bristol Filton airport, and ended …

The law is not equal for everybody


This may be a Norwegian-related thing that doesn’t belong anywhere on this bLOG, but I still feel it’s important to point out something …

Kongens gate in Trondheim


Going home from another nightwatch yesterday morning I caught this mobilephone image at Kongens Gate (the King’s street) in Trondheim. …

When Thai Airways retired their last A300


Some years ago already, Thai Airways retired their fleet of A300. Few airlines are still using this aircraft and selling them off …

Kalitta Air at Stockholm Arlanda airport


Similarly to previous bLOG entry, here is another aircraft photographed at Stockholm Arlanda airport. This aircraft is a Boeing …

Swiss Air A321-100 at Stockholm Arlanda airport


With the aviation interest at an all time high, my available moments are for the most part spent studying every aspect of the industry. …

Værnes Airport


So my dear readers, I’m back again in Norway after having made yet another long treck to my dear Thailand, and you can rest assured …

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