Airways Weekly Newsletter - Dec 13-19, 2021
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Top Stories for Dec 13-19, 2021
Air France-KLM Announces Massive Airbus Order — airwaysmag.com The Air France-KLM (AF-KLM) group announced today a major order for 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft and four Airbus A350F Freighters.
Row Between Airbus, Qatar Airways Escalates — airwaysmag.com Airbus seeks independent legal assessment to move forward in resolving its A350 paint dispute with Middle Eastern airline Qatar Airways (QR).
Top Cockpit Technologies Revolutionizing Commercial Aircraft — airwaysmag.com As technology continues to advance rapidly, will the cockpit of tomorrow’s commercial aircraft be recognizable to the pilots of today?
Qatar Brings A380s Back Online, 21 A350s Still Grounded — airwaysmag.com Qatar Airways (QR) today is restarting A380 service to Paris and London today. That's because 21 of its Airbus A350s are still grounded.
Goodbye, McCarran. Hello, Harry Reid International — airwaysmag.com Travelers flying in to hit it big in Las Vegas won't be landing at McCarran International Airport (LAS) anymore. New airport? No.
Qantas Selects A320neo, A220 for Domestic Fleet Renewal — airwaysmag.com Qantas (QF) chooses Airbus A320neo and A220 families as the preferred aircraft for the long-term renewal of its domestic narrow-body fleet.
Final Airbus A380 Completes One Last Test Flight — airwaysmag.com Yesterday, the final Airbus A380 to be built completed its final test flight, the customer acceptance flight, for Emirates (EK), but not before drawing a large heart in the sky.
Pay Less, Play More. Play to Launch Service from the US — airwaysmag.com Travelers looking to get to Europe on the cheap will have a new option starting this spring. Play (OG) will introduce flights to 22 European destinations.
American Airlines Reduces International Flights, Cites Boeing 787 Delays — airwaysmag.com American Airlines (AA) declared in an internal memo to staff that it will cut some international flights planned for 2022, citing Boeing's inability to deliver the 787 Dreamliner to its customers, following production flaws.
Lufthansa Unveils Summer 2022 Destinations — airwaysmag.com Lufthansa (LH) published its flight schedules for summer 2022, serving over 160 destinations in Europe and expanding its long-haul network.
Delta Reveals Team USA Livery Supporting Olympic Athletes — airwaysmag.com Delta Air Lines (DL) unveiled a new aircraft livery honoring its commitment to be the official airline of Team USA from Beijing 2022 to LA28.
Aviation History Last Week
United Airlines Files For Chapter 11 Bankruptcy — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, United Airlines (UA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in 2002. It was to be the largest airline bankruptcy in US history.
First Jet-Powered US Domestic Flight — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, National Airlines (NA) conducted the first domestic US flight operated by a jet airliner in 1958.
Eastern Airlines Introduces The Airbus A300 — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Eastern Airlines (EA) became the first US carrier to introduce the Airbus A300 into service in 1977.
British World Airlines Ceased Operations — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, London Southend Airport (SEN)-based British World Airlines (VF) ceased operations in 2001.
Airways Magazine Special Pan Am issue
Our latest issue is all about the iconic airline Pan Am: Flying Clippers, Design and Ingenuity, and a Poignant Farewell. This special issue dedicated to Pan Am remembers the iconic airline 30 years after its sad demise.
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