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Airways NOTAM May 15-21
Your weekly review of commercial flight
Get up-to-speed on the commercial aviation industry with the latest Airways NOTAM, featuring the top three news stories of the week, some opinion, history, and analysis, plus a closer look at Russian aviation since the invasion of Ukraine.
Cathay Pacific Pilots Warned Against Slow Taxiing
This week, Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific warned its pilots to end a new practice of taxiing at slower speeds at Chek Lap Kok International Airport. Read more…
Hawaiian Airlines Introduces Boeing 787 New Interior
Hawaiian Airlines has unveiled its new premium service, the Leihōkū Suites, and a new interior of its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner. Read more…
Former MIA Pan Am Headquarters to Become Private Terminal
PS announced this week that it would expand to Miami International Airport and open the airport's first private terminal in 2025. Read more…
Other notable news this week: American Airlines solidified its presence at Dallas-Fort Worth Airport; Air Tanzania expanded its international routes; Thai Smile was re-absorbed into Thai Airways International; Deutsche Aircraft D328eco secured its launch customer; and Titan Airways retired its last Boeing 757.
CEO Interview: Oman Air, Strong at Its Own Game
In this interview, Oman Air's Chief Executive Officer, Abdulaziz Al Raisi, discusses the airline's current stance in the industry. Read more…
This Week in History
5/20/1932: First Female Solo Transatlantic Flight
This is how Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo, nonstop, across the Atlantic in 1932. Read more…
El Al's Anti-Missile Defense System
Take a closer look at El Al Israeli Airlines' aircraft anti-missile system. Read more…
How has Russian aviation changed since the invasion of Ukraine? In this video, Airways examines the history of Russian aviation and analyzes the changes since the February 2022 invasion.
The new US$1.5 billion terminal at Kansas City International Airport is now open for business, replacing the three-terminal structure the airport has used since its opening more than 50 years ago. Read all about MCI in the June 2023 issue of Airways.