Airways Weekly Briefing: April 11-17, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including the ACI 2021 world ranking results, the origins of Boeing's MD-10, and this week's top history posts.
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Top Stories: April 11-17, 2022
AirBaltic to Wet-lease 11 A220 Due to Ukraine Crisis — airwaysmag.com After halting operations in Ukraine and Russia due to the ongoing conflict, airBaltic (BT) will wet-lease a portion of its A220s.
Airports Council International (ACI) released its preliminary rankings for the world's busiest airports for 2021, with Atlanta, Dallas, and Denver taking the top spots.
During the Tri-jet era, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and the MD-11 were each a success for decades and were also the people's favorites.
Electric aircraft manufacturer, Eviation, and American commuter giant Cape Air (9K) signed an LOI for the purchase of 75 fully-electric Alice aircraft.
Boeing removed 141 aircraft from its backlog of pending orders, some due to the conflict in Ukraine and sanctions against Russia.
Startup airline Sentra Airways obtained its first aircraft: an A330-200 leased from Air Lease Corporation. Delivery is scheduled for this summer.
The Allied Pilots Association (APA) union filed a complaint against American Airlines (AA), alleging labor law violations.
Lynx Air Inaugurates Toronto-Calgary Service — airwaysmag.com Today, Canadian ultra-low-cost airline Lynx Air (Y9) took off from Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Calgary for the first time.
Rejuvenated Flybe (BE) took to the skies as its first flight soared from Belfast City (BHD) to Birmingham (BHX).
American Airlines (AA) announced an investment agreement with the Rio de Janeiro-based Gol Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes (G3).
This Week in Aviation History
Today in Aviation, US-based charter airline Hooters Air (Y5) ceased operations in 2006 after three years of operations.
Today in Aviation, Dan-Air (DA) became the first British airline to operate the Boeing 727 in 1973.
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