Flightseeing the North Pole and Greenland

Last week Air Berlin ran a charter flight from Berlin up to the North Pole and then back over Greenland and the Faroe Islands. I wasn’t on board but some friends were and they said it was an amazing experience. And, fortunately for all of us, one of the pilots set up a camera looking out the front window to produce a time lapse video of the flight. The views, particularly over Greenland ~4:00 in, are incredible.

This is not the first time Air Berlin has run such a flight. Here are some other videos from prior years.




Of course, with the current uncertainty about Air Berlin’s future it is hard to know if there will be a 2018 edition of the trip. But it might be worth keeping an eye out, just in case. Looks like a pretty great time.

Header Image: Screen grab from the 2017 YouTube movie

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Seth Miller

I'm Seth, also known as the Wandering Aramean. I was bit by the travel bug 30 years ago and there's no sign of a cure. I fly ~200,000 miles annually; these are my stories. You can connect with me on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.


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