Airways Weekly Briefing: Feb 14-20, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including updates on the Ukraine crisis' impact on aviation, a wage raise by Delta Air Lines, 50 years of Frankfurt Airport's T1, and this week's top history posts.
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Top Stories: Feb 14-20, 2022
Boeing 747Fs Repossessed by Silk Way West Airlines — airwaysmag.com
Silk Way West Airlines (7L) has repossessed and transferred two Boeing 747-400 (FSCD) formerly operated by Sky Gates Airlines (U3).
Putin Signs Bill: Leased Aircraft Belong to Russian Airlines — airwaysmag.com Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed a law allowing foreign planes leased by Russian airlines to be registered as the airlines' property.
Maiden Flights of the CFM56 Turbofan Engine — airwaysmag.com The CFM56 high-bypass turbofan aircraft engine made its first flight on a Caravelle flying testbed 45 years ago today in 1977.
Delta Air Lines Announces a 4% Wage Raise — airwaysmag.com Delta Air Lines (DL) CEO Ed Bastian announced via a company memo a 4% wage increase, which will take effect on May 1.
New Caribbean Airline Arajet Orders 20 Boeing 737 MAX — airwaysmag.com Boeing and Arajet (DM) have announced that the new Caribbean airline has placed an order for 20 Boeing 737-8-200 aircraft.
Bermuda Withdraws Russian Aircraft Airworthiness Certification — airwaysmag.com The Bermuda Civil Aviation Authority (BCAA) announced the suspension of its airworthiness certifications for airplanes operated in Russia.
SkyWest Airlines Faces DoT Refusal for EAS Routes Cancellations — airwaysmag.com Earlier this week, the US DoT gave SkyWest Airlines a holding order concerning the 29 routes the airline wanted to stop serving.
Celebrating 50 Years: Frankfurt Airport's Terminal 1 — airwaysmag.com
Frankfurt Airport (FRA) inaugurated a new era on March 14, 1972, with the opening of Terminal 1, one of Europe's most advanced facilities of its kind.
Aeromexico Emerges from Chapter 11 Process — airwaysmag.com After a 21-month restructuring process, Aeromexico (AM) has emerged from Chapter 11 bankruptcy and is now worth US$2.56bn.
South African CAA Lifts Comair AOC Suspension — airwaysmag.com
Comair resumed operations after South Africa's civil aviation authority restored its air operator certificate (AOC).
This Week in Aviation History
Today in Aviation: First Flight of the Boeing 747-8I — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, the Boeing 747-8I (Intercontinental) passenger wide-body airliner performed its maiden flight in 2011.
Today in Aviation: American Airlines Introduces the Convair CV-990 — airwaysmag.com
Today in Aviation, American Airlines (AA) maiden Convair CV-990 Astrojet entered service between New York (JFK) and Chicago (ORD).
Today in Aviation: First Flight of the Convair CV-240 — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, the Convair CV-240, the first pressurized, twin-engined airliner, took to the skies for the first time in 1947.
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SkyWest Airlines to stop serving 29 US regional airports | Airways Magazine — airwaysmag.com SkyWest Airlines (OO) recently notified the US Department of Transportation (DoT) of its intention to stop serving 29 regional airports.