Hi Fly has landed an Airbus A340 in Antarctica – the first time an A340 has landed on an Antarctic blue glacial ice runway – in a charter service flown from Cape Town to the White Continent and back. The aircraft will be used this season to fly a small number of tourists, alongside scientists and essential cargo to the White Continent. “A blue glacial ice runway is hard,” said pilot, Carlos Mirpuri. “It can stand a heavy airplane on it. Its depth is 1,4 kms of hard air free ice. The next important thing is that the cooler it

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