Airways Weekly Briefing: Nov 28-Dec 4, 2022
This week's top articles include the Boeing 777X flight test halt, United Airlines' new crew bases in Orlando and Las Vegas, and the merger between Air India and Vistara.
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Boeing 777X Flight Tests Halted After GE9X Incident — airwaysmag.com
Boeing has suspended test flights of its 777-9 aircraft due to an issue with the GE9X engine.
Flying the Boeing 747 in 2023 — airwaysmag.com Airways takes a look at the passenger airlines that will still operate the legendary Boeing 747 in 2023.
United Airlines Announces First New Pilot Bases in Almost Two Decades — airwaysmag.com
United Airlines' new crew bases in Orlando and Las Vegas will open in May 2023.
MSC Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-200 Freighter — airwaysmag.com
MSC Air Cargo's first Boeing 777-200F will be based in Indianapolis (IND). It will perform a fixed weekly rotation across key global hubs.
Sixth A380 Returns to Service as Qantas Ramps up Summer Capacity — airwaysmag.com
As the Australian flag carrier prepares for its busy summer season, it has brought its sixth Airbus A380 out of storage.
Top 10 Stories of the Week
Delta Makes Major Changes to Premium Lounge Policies — airwaysmag.com Delta Air Lines has made major changes regarding who can purchase a Sky Club membership.
Air India-Vistara Merge Under TATA, Singapore Airlines Mega Deal — airwaysmag.com
The merger between Air India (AI) and Vistara (UK) was finally confirmed this week.
Alaska’s Tallest Air Traffic Control Tower — airwaysmag.com The new air traffic control tower at ANC will be more than twice as tall as the current one and the tallest tower in Alaska.
Did You Fly the McDonald's McPlane with Crossair? — airwaysmag.com "This is your captain speaking on the McPlane flight from Zurich to Palma. Big Macs and milkshakes will now be served."
12/04/1991: Pan Am’s Final Flight — airwaysmag.com
Pan Am ceased operations on this day in 1991 after six decades of incredible aviation heritage.
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January 2023 Issue — airwaysmag.com
Cubana modernized its fleet around the Ilyushin Il-96 and the Antonov AN-148. Today, only one of them is still flying around. Read all about the airline in the latest issue of Airways Magazine.
Airways Calendar 2023 — airwaysmag.com
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