Airways Weekly Briefing: June 18-24, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including Southwest's new nonstop routes; UK pilots' licensing issues; and this week's top AV history post.
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Top 10 Stories of the Week
Southwest Airlines Add Two New Nonstop Routes — airwaysmag.com Southwest Airlines (WN) announced the addition of two new nonstop routes for this upcoming winter season.
Wizz Air Can’t Fly to the US — airwaysmag.com This is why Wizz Air (W6) has been denied a foreign air carrier permit by the DOT to fly to the United States.
EASA, UK CAA Pilot Licensing Woes Deepen — airwaysmag.com One can only hope that some pragmatism will return to how the UK CAA and EASA recognize each other's pilot licenses.
Alaska Airlines Considers Closing California Crew Base — airwaysmag.com This is why Alaska Airlines (AS) may be forced to shut down or reduce the size of its crew bases in California.
Heathrow Strike Called Off after Union Vote Accepts Deal — airwaysmag.com This is why the proposed strike at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by British Airways (BA) workers was called off.
UltraFan: Rolls-Royce’s World’s Largest Aero-engine Demonstrator — airwaysmag.com The Rolls-Royce UltraFan engine is being completed in Derby, UK, prior to its first run on 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) later this year.
Virgin Atlantic Unveils Airbus A330-900 Cabin (+Photos) — airwaysmag.com
Virgin Atlantic (VS) showcased to select media and VIPs the interior of its forthcoming Airbus A330-900s.
Delta Air Lines Orders Second-hand Boeing 737-900ER, A330neo — airwaysmag.com Delta Air Lines (DL) is known for acquiring used, mid-life aircraft and operating them for a longer period of time than its competitors.
The New Dash-8 Turboprop Freighters — airwaysmag.com As more of the larger jets are witnessing freighter conversion programs, the smaller turboprops are following suit.
Embraer E195-E2 Becomes the Largest Airliner to Touch Down at London City — airwaysmag.com The 'Tech Lion' made the short hop from Farnborough to London City to show off its steep approach credentials.
This Week in Aviation History
7/24/1936: Amelia Earhart Receives Her Lockheed Electra 10E — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, American aviation pioneer Amelia Earhart took delivery of her Lockheed Electra 10E Special (NR16020) in 1936.
Farnborough Airshow 2022
FIA2022 Coverage — airwaysmag.com
The biggest names in aviation congregated at the prestigious Farnborough airshow. The Airways team was there to cover the highlights of the most anticipated global airshow in three years.
Airways Magazine Latest Issue
July 2022 – Airways Magazine — airwaysmag.com
While blue conjures images of sky and sea, it’s also the color of La Compagnie, an all-business airline that bets its future on the economics of the Airbus A321LR.