Airways Weekly Briefing: August 15-21, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including Boeing's supersonic dreams; American Airlines' supersonic plans; and this week's top AV history post.
Choose the story that interests you the most and read on!
Boeing’s Supersonic Dreams — airwaysmag.com
Boeing has toyed with the idea of a supersonic airliner since the 1960s.
World’s First Airport Terminal Made of Wood — airwaysmag.com In a move toward a sustainable future, Zurich Airport (ZRH) is undertaking a major overhaul of its Dock A terminal.
Delta Air Lines Adds Second Seoul-Incheon Service — airwaysmag.com Delta Air Lines (DL) will add a three-times-weekly flight to its nonstop service between Seoul and Seattle.
FAA Says Delta Air Lines Can Reduce Flight Schedule — airwaysmag.com The FAA gave Delta Air Lines (DL) permission to temporarily cut some flights at three Northeast airports. What's the catch?
All-black Female Flight Crew Honors Bessie Coleman — airwaysmag.com
For the first time in the history of American Airlines (AA), all of the flight crew were black women.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
American Airlines Cancels 31,000 Flights in November — airwaysmag.com 'Tis better not to fly at all than to try to fly and then cancel. That’s the mantra coming from American Airlines (AA).
American Airlines Orders 20 Overture Supersonic Aircraft — airwaysmag.com
American Airlines (AA) is to purchase up to 60 Boom Supersonic Overture airplanes.
Air New Zealand Mulls Leasing Aircraft to Bolster Operations — airwaysmag.com With the return of travel demand, Air New Zealand (NZ) is considering options to bolster its operations.
Ryanair to Add 500 Flights from Stansted Airport
Ryanair (FR) announced that it is adding 500 flights from Stansted Airport (STN).
Edelweiss Air Expands Long-haul Fleet — airwaysmag.com Swiss leisure airline Edelweiss Air (WK) is seeing strong demand on its long-haul holiday routes.
This Week in Aviation History
8/15/1958: Pan Am Received the First Boeing 707 — airwaysmag.com The historical handover of the first commercial jet airliner to a US carrier heralded the beginning of the Jet Age.
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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.