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Airways Weekly Newsletter - Jan 24-30, 2022
Welcome back! Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed during the week, including British Airways relocating to T8 at JFK, FedEx Miami expansion, the Airbus BelugaST launch, and this week's top aviation history events.
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Top Stories: Jan 24-30, 2022
British Airways to Relocate to Terminal 8 at JFK — airwaysmag.com British Airways (BA) and American Airlines (AA) announced plans to co-locate operations at New York’s JFK's Terminal 8 starting December 1, 2022.
European Airlines Cancel, Switch Kyiv Flights to Avoid Overnight Parking — airwaysmag.com As tensions continue to escalate in Ukraine, some European airlines have begun to switch flight times to Kyiv to avoid aircraft parked overnight.
Interview: FedEx VP Details Expanded Miami Facility — airwaysmag.com Airways sits down with FedEx Express' (FX) VP, Basil Khalil, to discuss its major cargo hub expansion at Miami International Airport (MIA).
Airbus launched a new service to transport outsized cargo, centered around the unique BelugaST (Super-Transporter) aircraft.
Thousands of weekend flights were canceled across the US as a major winter storm is set to hit the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic.
Airline Pilots at Double Risk of Melanoma, Skin Cancer — airwaysmag.com According to the NLM, airline pilots and cabin staff had nearly twice the risk of melanoma and other skin cancers as the general population.
The Week in Aviation History
The American-built, narrow-body, four-engined Convair 990 'Coronado' took to the skies for the first time in 1961.
Boeing successfully staged the first flight of the 777X, the world’s largest twin-engined commercial aircraft, in 2020.
The British-built Miles M.57 Aerovan prototype aircraft took to the skies for the first time in 1945.
Friendship One, a United Airlines (UA) Boeing 747-SP (Special Performance), set a new round-the-world record in 1988.