Airways Weekly Briefing: May 27-June 3, 2022
Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including the story of the unducted fan engine; the bidding war over Spirit Airlines; the return of the Airbus A380; and this week's top AV history post.
Choose the story that interests you the most and read on!
Top 10 Stories of the Week
Propfan Power: The Story of the Unducted Fan Engine — airwaysmag.com The future of aviation revolves around sustainability. But building a greener, more eco-friendly industry is nothing new.
The Battle for Spirit: Merger Vote Postponed amid Talks — airwaysmag.com It seems it'll be next Wednesday when we finally see how the nation’s fifth-largest airline will be cobbled together.
Emirates A380 Lands in Brisbane with Broken Fairing — airwaysmag.com The Emirates (EK) superjumbo is currently sitting in Brisbane as a result of the incident. The return trip was canceled.
Airbus Wins Big in China with A320neo Order — airwaysmag.com This massive Airbus-China deal demonstrates the positive recovery momentum and outlook for the Chinese aviation market.
Air New Zealand Unveils Futuristic Skynest Sleep Pods — airwaysmag.com The new Air New Zealand (NZ) sleep pods are a result of the response from customers on the importance of sleep on long-haul flights.
Lufthansa Sends Letter of Apology to Customers — airwaysmag.com The letter, which was posted on Lufthansa's (LH) website, carries a very conciliatory tone, ending with a plea for customers to "Stay with us."
Another A380 back to the Skies with Korean Air — airwaysmag.com One after the other, airlines that operated the A380 had no option but to bring the giant back given the demand.
Inside the Last A380 Ever Built (+Photos) — airwaysmag.com The world's largest international airline, Emirates (EK) brought its last ever Airbus A380 to ILA 2022 in Berlin.
British Airways to Bring back All Its A380s — airwaysmag.com Find out why British Airways (BA) is bringing back all its Airbus A380s in full swing.
How Do Pilots Cope with Jet Lag? — airwaysmag.com As a pilot, I have refined and developed some travel hacks over the years that help me better manage long-distance travel.
This Week in Aviation History
6/30/1989: First Flight of The Boeing 737-500 — airwaysmag.com The single Boeing 737-500 prototype flew 375 hours for the certification process, which was awarded on February 12, 1990.
New Airways Magazine 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.