Airways Weekly Briefing: April 25-May 1, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including the Odesa Airport runway attack, American Airlines' Irish push, and this week's top history posts.
We also kickstart Skin Cancer Awareness Month with the story of Elise S. May, an aviation safety professional, and her husband, a pilot for a major US carrier.
Choose the story that interests you the most and read on!
Top 10 Stories of the Week
Flight Crews at Double Risk of Developing Skin Cancers — airwaysmag.com As we start Skin Cancer Awareness Month, Airways shares the personal story of Elise S. May, an aviation safety professional.
Russian Attack Destroys Odesa Airport Runway — airwaysmag.com
Ukraine revealed that a Russian missile attack destroyed the runway at Odesa International Airport (ODS).
Southwest Flight 1380: Anatomy of an Inflight Emergency — airwaysmag.com Southwest Airlines (WN) Flight 1380 was a Boeing 737-7H4 that experienced an uncontained engine failure in 2018.
American Airlines Strengthens Ireland Network — airwaysmag.com
American Airlines (AA) announced plans to expand its network between Ireland and the US with three new seasonal routes.
Frontier Airlines Launches a Slew of Nonstop Routes — airwaysmag.com Today, Frontier Airlines (F9) launched multiple new routes from Rhode Island, Raleigh–Durham, and Chicago Midway.
Remembering the DC-10: A Pilot’s Perspective — airwaysmag.com Airline pilots live and die by their "number," or seniority number, that is.
Boeing Confirms 777X Deliveries for 2025 — airwaysmag.com
Boeing confirmed via its Q1 financial results that delays in its 777X program would cause the first deliveries to begin in 2025.
Secrets of the Boeing 777X Wingtips — airwaysmag.com
The Boeing 777X is one of the most awaited aircraft to hit the market, and an eye-catching feature is its foldable winglets.
Alaska Airlines to Suspend Anchorage-Honolulu Route — airwaysmag.com From June to November 2022, Alaska Airlines (AS) will halt all nonstop flights between Anchorage and Honolulu, Hawaii.
Startup Aeroitalia Looks to the Americas for 2023 – Airways Magazine — airwaysmag.com Aeroitalia (ROO) will debut in Italian skies with an operational base in Forlì and a fleet of six Boeing 737-800.
This Week in Aviation History
Remembering Aloha Airlines Flight 243 — airwaysmag.com On April 28, 1988, Aloha Airlines (AQ) flight 243 suffered an explosive decompression.
4/26/1972: Lockheed L-1011 Tristar Enters Commercial Service — airwaysmag.com
The Lockheed L-1011 TriStar (N301EA) entered commercial service in 1972 with Eastern Air Lines.
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