Airways Weekly Newsletter: Feb 14-20, 2022
Welcome back! Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including our Singapore Airshow Day 1 recap, Alaska Airline's subscription service, the FAA as sole Dreamliner inspector, and this week's top history posts.
Choose the story that interests you the most and read on!
Airways Top Stories for Feb 14-20, 2022
Singapore Air Show Day 1: Airbus Confirms Orders for 48 Aircraft — airwaysmag.com On the first day of the 2022 Singapore Air Show, manufacturer Airbus made a strong showing, with orders confirmed for 48 aircraft.
London Heathrow Live Feed Goes Viral amid Storm Eunice — airwaysmag.com
Hundreds of thousands tuned in to see flights attempt to arrive at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) during Storm Eunice, and the feed has gone massively viral.
Alaska Airlines Unveils First Subscription Service in the US | Airways Magazine — airwaysmag.com US West Coast carrier Alaska Airlines (AS) has launched Flight Pass, a subscription-based travel offering for its customers.
Singapore Airlines GE9X Engine Purchase Agreement — airwaysmag.com Singapore Airlines (SQ) has agreed to pay US$2.8bn to GE Aviation for 22 GE9X engines, completing the purchase of 31 Boeing 777X aircraft.
US FAA, Not Boeing, to Inspect New 787 Dreamliners — airwaysmag.com The US Federal Aviation Administration will conduct final inspections on new Boeing 787 and will not allow Boeing to self-certify the type.
LATAM to Resume Australia, New Zealand Service — airwaysmag.com LATAM Airlines (LA) will resume service to Australia and New Zealand on March 29, according to a company press release.
Airbus Wants 'Amicable' Solution with Qatar — airwaysmag.com
European aircraft manufacturer Airbus says it wants to reach an "amicable solution" in its dispute with the Middle East carrier Qatar Airways (QR).
Embraer Pauses E175-E2 Jet Development for Three Years — airwaysmag.com The Board of Directors of Brazilian manufacturer Embraer has approved a three-year hiatus in the development of the E175-E2 aircraft.
FAA Chief Steve Dickson Resigns Mid Term — airwaysmag.com US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Steve Dickson announced his resignation after just over two-and-a-half years in the post.
Next-Gen A350F Joins Etihad Airways's Fleet — airwaysmag.com Etihad Airways (EY) has signed a LoI to purchase seven A350F freighters to complement its existing fleet of five A350-1000 passenger planes.
Court Ties Airbus' Hands amid Row with Qatar — airwaysmag.com Keep the week of April 4 and, specifically, April 26 on your avgeek calendar. Those are the dates of an injunction hearing and a court date.
The Week in Aviation History
First Flight of the Boeing 757 — airwaysmag.com
Today in Aviation, The prototype Boeing 757 (N757A) took to the skies for the first time from Renton Municipal Airport (RNT), Washington, in 1982.
Central Japan International Airport Opens — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Chubu Centrair (Central Japan) International Airport (NGO) officially opened its doors to airlines, sea freight, and the public in 2005.
Finnair Flies to Moscow — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Finnair (AY) became the first Western airline to begin commercial flights to Moscow Vnukovo (VKO) after WWII in 1956.
The Latest Issue of Airways Magazine
January/February 2022 | Airways Magazine — airwaysmag.com
C-FDTD completes a low pass over the Saint-Hubert airport during its first flight since its restoration, while also making a celebratory moment for the 75th anniversary of D-Day.