Airways Weekly Newsletter: Feb 7-13, 2022
Welcome back! Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed this week, including Airbus's cancelation of two of Qatar Airways' A350, the Frontier-Spirit airline merger, and this week's top history post.
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Top Stories: Feb 7-13, 2022
Airbus to Cancel Orders for two Qatar Airways A350-1000 — airwaysmag.com
Airbus confirmed to Airways the cancelation of two of its A350-1000 aircraft intended for delivery to Qatar Airways (QR).
Frontier, Spirit Airlines to Tie the Knot — airwaysmag.com
Frontier Airlines (F8) and Spirit Airlines (NK) announced their plans to merge. Once integrated, the new entity will boast a fleet of almost 300 aircraft.
Major System Changes Coming to the North Atlantic OTS — airwaysmag.com Operators flying at or below FL330 (33,000 feet) between Europe and North America will be able to file flight plans outside of the OTS.
Peruvian Fuel Shortage: Air France, KLM at Risk? — airwaysmag.com The French and Dutch embassies delivered a message to the Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs expressing their concerns over the situation.
40th Anniversary of Laker SkyTrain Shut down — airwaysmag.com On June 30, 1971, Sir Freddie Laker announced his intentions to launch a new discount 'Skytrain' service between London and New York.
iAero Wins Certification of Boeing 767 Aircraft — airwaysmag.com iAero Airways, the largest B2B passenger charter and cargo airline in the US, has completed the FAA process to add Boeing 767s to its fleet.
Air New Zealand Set to Return Boeing 777s to International Service — airwaysmag.com Air New Zealand (NZ) is set to resume international operations with its Boeing 777-300s, following almost 600 days of dormancy for the carrier’s largest aircraft type.
Swoop Announces Significant Fleet, Network Expansion — airwaysmag.com
Canadian low-cost carrier Swoop (WK) announced its plans to grow its fleet and domestic route network during the upcoming summer season.
SmartLynx to Add the Boeing MAX to Its Fleet — airwaysmag.com SmartLynx Airline (6Y), the charter airline based in Mārupe, Mārupe, Latvia, will lease two Boeing 737-8 aircraft from SMBC Aviation Capital.
The Week in Aviation History
The "Queen of the Skies" Takes Flight — airwaysmag.com
Today in Aviation, at 11:34 PST, the prototype Boeing 747 took to the skies for the first time in 1969 from Seattle, Washington.
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.