Airways Weekly Briefing: Feb 7-13, 2022
Welcome back! Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including two aircraft features, updates on the Ukraine crisis' impact on global aviation, the Boeing 737-10 certification deadline, and this week's top history posts.
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Top Stories: Feb 7-13, 2022
DC-10 Nicknames, Reputation - Was It Really That Dangerous? — airwaysmag.com Death Contraption 10, Death Cruiser 10, Daily Crash 10, Donald's Disaster, and Crowd Killer, are some of the nicknames bestowed upon the DC-10.
Repossessing Aircraft in Time of Crisis: A Daunting Task — airwaysmag.com How do you repossess US$12bn in aircraft from airlines based in a country controlled by a hostile government that has closed its airspace?
Nippon Cargo Airlines Suspends European Operations — airwaysmag.com Due to the current situation in Russia and Ukraine, Nippon Cargo Airlines (KZ), located in Japan, has halted its European flight operations.
South Africa Grounds British Airways, Kulula Flights — airwaysmag.com All British Airways (BA) and Kulula (MN) flights operated by Comair have been grounded by South Africa's Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA).
Rosaviatsia: China Refuses to Supply Russia with Aircraft Parts — airwaysmag.com According to a representative of the Russian aviation regulator, Rosaviatsia, China has refused to supply Russian airlines with airplane parts.
Breeze Airways (MX) announced its first major network expansion since launching operations in May of 2021, including its first West Coast destinations.
Avelo Airlines Announces New Destinations from Connecticut — airwaysmag.com Avelo Airlines (XP) has announced the opening of three new routes from Tweed-New Haven Airport (HVN), in southern Connecticut.
SkyWest Airlines to stop serving 29 US regional airports — airwaysmag.com SkyWest Airlines (OO) recently notified the US Department of Transportation (DoT) of its intention to stop serving 29 regional airports.
Russian Draft Law Risks Mass Default on Leased Aircraft — airwaysmag.com Russia has drafted a law that may bar its airlines from returning leased planes, raising the stakes in a battle with Western financiers.
Boeing 737-10 Faces Critical Certification Deadline — airwaysmag.com Boeing is up against a tight end-of-year deadline that surrounds the certification of the 737-10, the largest version of the MAX series.
This Week in Aviation History
The A321 prototype, F-WWIA, took to the skies for the first time in 1993 from Airbus' Hamburg Finkenwerder (XFW) plant.
Major American airline Eastern Airlines (EA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Federal Court in 1989.
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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.