Airways Weekly Briefing: August 1-7, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including the growth of Kempegowda Airport; Antonov's aircraft renaming with Ukrainian cities; Airbus axing Qatar Airways A350 orders; and this week's top AV history post.
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Top 10 Stories of the Week
The Fast-growing Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru — airwaysmag.com India's Kempegowda International Airport (BLR) in Bangalore is witnessing tremendous passenger movement.
Airways Top 10 Oldest Airports in the World — airwaysmag.com
These are the 10 oldest airports in the world still in operation, the majority of which are located in Europe and the US.
World’s First LCC to Use a 3-Door Narrow-body Disembarkation — airwaysmag.com India's largest airline, IndiGo (6E), has launched its very own 3-point disembarkation method.
Antonov Airlines Renames Aircraft after Ukrainian Cities — airwaysmag.com These are the aircraft Antonov Airlines (ADB) renamed after Ukrainian cities that were casualties of the Russian invasion.
Airbus Axes Qatar Airways A350 Order — airwaysmag.com The order cancellation is related to the legal row between Airbus and Qatar Airways over the state of the A350s.
25 Russian Airlines’ Airbus Jets Added to US Export Violation List — airwaysmag.com The U.S. Commerce Department adds 25 Airbus jets flown by Russian airlines to its list of suspected export violators.
Air Canada Cargo to Add Boeing 777Fs, Drones to Fleet — airwaysmag.com Air Canada (AC) is going big in the freight market. The airline said that it would add two factory-built Boeing 777 freighters to its fleet.
Apollo Global in Talks to Acquire Atlas Air Worldwide — airwaysmag.com This is why Apollo Global wants Atlas Air (5Y), operator of the world's largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighters.
Hans Airways Receives its First Aircraft — airwaysmag.com The ex-Air Europa A330 will now undergo modifications and re-registration before entering service later this year.
British Airways Stops Sale of Short-Haul Flights from Heathrow — airwaysmag.com The suspension of short-haul ticket sales at London Heathrow affects hundreds of domestic and European services.
This Week in Aviation History
8/02/2013: BA Puts the A380 into Service — airwaysmag.com In a surprise move, BA put the A380 'Superjumbo' to work on its LHR-FRA route in 2013.
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August 2022 – Airways Magazine — airwaysmag.com
Followed by a chase aircraft supporting the flight test crew, the first A321XLR made its maiden flight from Airbus Airport, Hamburg Finkenwerder.