DXB - 20 Years Ago

I came across a video of OMDB from 1998. The classic aircraft and retro liveries made this both fun and interesting to watch. With the popularity of Dubai (home to so many modern A380s and B777s), I thought the community might enjoy this look back. Highlights include the Emirates A310, Qatar B727 and Volga-Dnepr An-124. (Video Credit: JustPlanes)

It’s a closed topic? Plus this is something entirely different.


Nice find, interesting video

Wow a lot of tri-engines were around that time.

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Damn, I gotto love these 727’s! Amazing how things change so quickly!

By the way, has anyone noticed that Malaysian’s livery is the only one that didn’t change?


It’s like all of that area everything and I mean everything has just appeared out of a dessert in in a short time thanks to oil money.

Woah, nice video, looks so ancient,:.

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That is really interesting :)

So much has happened there, it is just a stunning development.

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As well as Malaysia Airlines, Emirates, Qatar and also Cargolux all look the same today…though different aircraft.

1998, Classic aircrafts…wow seems like yesterday!

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The only thing that upsets me is that all the diversity on Emriets’s fleet has sadly gone away 😔

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