Airways Weekly Briefing: April 4-10, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including the DHL Boeing 757 incident in Costa Rica, Condor's new parasol livery, and this week's top history posts.
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Top Stories: April 4-10, 2022
DHL Boeing 757 Breaks into Two — airwaysmag.com Some hours ago, a DHL (D0) Boeing 757 cargo jet spun off the runway and broke into two in San José, Costa Rica.
Qantas, Jetstar Announce Major India, South Korea Expansion — airwaysmag.com Qantas (QF) and Jetstar (JQ) today announced a slew of new nonstop routes connecting Sydney (SYD) to India and South Korea.
US Issues Temporary Denial Orders against Russian Airlines — airwaysmag.com The US Commerce Department has announced enforcement charges against Aeroflot (SU), Azur Air (ZF), and UTair (UT) for breaching export limits.
Condor Unveils New Identity with Parasol Livery — airwaysmag.com
German leisure airline Condor (DE) reveals its new brand identity: five color-striped liveries inspired by parasols and beach chairs.
Thousand of Flights Delayed, Hundred Canceled amid Florida Storms — airwaysmag.com As thunderstorms in Florida hindered traffic during spring break, airlines canceled hundreds of weekend flights, with thousands more delayed.
Dulles International Airport Proposes New 14-Gate Concourse — airwaysmag.com The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is proposing a new concourse at Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD).
JetBlue Submits Proposal to Acquire Spirit Airlines — airwaysmag.com JetBlue (B6) has submitted a proposal to Spirit Airlines' (NK) board of directors to buy the yellow carrier for US$33 per share in cash.
Antonov AN-124 Found Damaged at Hostomel Airport (+VIDEO) — airwaysmag.com
Video footage surfaced showing an Antonov AN-124-100-150M damaged at Hostomel Airport (GML) amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Lufthansa to Close the A380 Chapter for Good — airwaysmag.com The end for Lufthansa’s (LH) Airbus A380 is here. Group CEO, Carsten Spohr, comes to a final decision to retire them for good.
This Week in Aviation History
4/08/1946: Ethiopian Airlines Begins Operations — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Ethiopian Airlines (ET), formerly Ethiopian Air Lines, began operations in 1946. ET is the largest carrier in Africa.
4/07/1997: Alitalia’s ‘Baci Perugina’ Boeing 747 — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Alitalia (AZ) unveiled its 'Baci Perugina' Boeing 747-200GE at Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in the year 1997.
4/06/1981: Air California is Rebranded Air Cal — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Orange County's John Wayne Airport (SNA)-based Air California (OC) was rebranded as Air Cal in 1981.
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