CNY Day 2. This elusive Crystal is finally caught in daylight departure; albeit dramatic skies. She was schedule to Nairobi, Kenya on a Chinese New Year Aircruise named 'Wonders of Africa Safari Adventure' from 17-23 Feb. For you guys info, the package cost USD28K per person based on double occupancy. (https://www.crystalc...a/en/index.html)
Food services were catered by Brahim's and were loaded at the F8 Remote bay. Pushed back commenced at about 1440 and towed to terminal.
People at the MTB had a good view of her as she was on hold at that position for about 20 mins before towed into Bay B2. Then the skies turned off the lights.
And the skies being dramatic and poured onto us spotters here from 1645 for about 20 minutes.
After a few minutes of delay and luckily the rain stopped, she taxied out for her departure to Nairobi.
For thoes who are interested to catch her arrival on 23/2, her arrival is at about 0800LT. Do track her on FR24