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Airways Weekly Newsletter - Jan 10-16, 2022
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Top Stories: Jan 10-16, 2022
Southwest Airlines' First Black Flight Attendant Passes Away — airwaysmag.com CJ Bostic, Southwest Airlines' (WN) first black flight attendant, passed away on Monday at 73, four years after being diagnosed with cancer.
Ryanair Cancels Flights on Seven Routes from Ukraine — airwaysmag.com Ryanair (FR) has halted flights on seven routes from Ukraine for the month of February amid the ongoing geopolitical turmoil in the region.
Hawaiian Airlines Halts Honolulu-Brisbane Flights — airwaysmag.com Hawaiian Airlines (HA) announced it is suspending its flights indefinitely to Brisbane (BNE) in Australia from its hub in Honolulu (HNL).
FAA Lists 50 Airports Subject to 5G Buffer Zones — airwaysmag.com The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released a list of 50 airports in the United States that will have 5G frequency buffer zones.
A Job with Explosive Possibilities: Aircraft Fuel Tank Diver — airwaysmag.com Do you enjoy crawling into confined, dark spaces? Do you want to work around toxic chemicals with the constant threat of exploding to death?
What are the Nine Freedoms of the Air? — airwaysmag.com International flights are commonplace today, but ensuring airlines can fly into other countries' sovereign airspace means having international accords.
Passenger Breaches, Damages Cockpit during Boarding — airwaysmag.com A passenger stormed into and damaged the cockpit of an American Airlines (AA) plane as it was boarding bound for Miami at a Honduran airport.
The US Department of Transportation approved Norse Atlantic Airways' application to operate transatlantic flights between the US and Norway or the European Union (EU).
The Week in Aviation History
Remembering Flight 1549: The Miracle on the Hudson (+VIDEO) — airwaysmag.com On January 15, 2009, Captain Chelsey Sullenberger and First Officer Jeffery Skiles saved 155 people on board US Airways Flight 1549.
The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 took to the skies for the first time from Long Beach, California, the US, in 1990.
In 1998, Boeing rebranded the twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner McDonnell Douglas MD-95 as the Boeing 717-200.
British Airways (BA) received its first Concorde. G-BOAA was handed over in an official ceremony at London Heathrow (LHR).
US-based Eastern Air Lines (EA), better known as Eastern, was dissolved in 1991 after 65 years of operations.