Airways Weekly Newsletter: Feb 21-27, 2022
Welcome back! Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including our updates on the Ukraine crisis, the EU closing airspace to Russian airlines, Airbus introducing A380 hydrogen flight demonstrator, and this week's top history posts.
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Airways Top Stories for Feb 21-27, 2022
Let’s take a look at the latest aviation developments in light of the recent military operations by Russian forces in Ukraine.
The European Union announced the closure of its airspace to all Russian airlines and government aircraft in the latest escalation of the events following the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Qantas Airways Resumes Project Sunrise, A350-1000 Order — airwaysmag.com During this week's H1 financial results session, Qantas (QF) presented an update on Project Sunrise and its related A350-1000 pending order.
Washington, DC-based travelers headed to Ireland now have a new flight option. United Airlines (UA) has begun flights between Dulles (IAD) and Dublin (DUB).
Virgin Australia Celebrates Border Opening with Fiji Flights — airwaysmag.com After an almost two-year closure, Virgin Australia (VA) celebrates the reopening of Australia's borders by welcoming international travelers.
ITA Airways Adds European Routes, Secures Argentina — airwaysmag.com After negotiating a wet-lease deal with German Airways (ZQ), ITA Airways (AZ) will fly from Milan Linate (LIN) to three European cities.
Alaska Airlines (AS) launched Flight Pass, a subscription-based travel offering for its customers.
The Board of Directors of Brazilian manufacturer Embraer approved a three-year hiatus in the development of the E175-E2 aircraft.
Airbus will use the first of its A380s to test its new hydrogen-powered engines for its ZEROe program.
The Week in Aviation History
The prototype Boeing 757 (N757A) took to the skies for the first time from Renton Municipal Airport (RNT), Washington, in 1982.
A British Airways (BA) Boeing 747-400's innermost left engine burst into flames after taking off from Los Angeles in 2005.
Philippine Airlines (PR) was founded in 1941 as Philippine Air Lines. The flag carrier changed to its current name in 1970.
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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.