Airways Weekly Newsletter - Jan 31-Feb 6, 2022
Welcome back! Here's the rundown of the most viewed articles our readers enjoyed during the week, including skin cancer risk for pilots, Qatar Airways' Boeing 777X order, Airways' most-read top-10 lists, and this week's AV history posts.
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Top Stories: Jan 31-Feb 6, 2022
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.
Qatar Orders 50 Boeing 777X Freighters, Signs 50 MAX Jets — airwaysmag.com
Boeing launched its 777X freighter with a 50-plane order from Qatar Airways (QR). The type is Boeing’s first new jet model in nearly five years.
Icelandair 2021 Financial Results, Fleet Replacement — airwaysmag.com Icelandair presented its financial results and its plans for 2022. The airline also wants to replace its Boeing 757 fleet around 2026.
Lufthansa Takes Delivery of First Airbus A321P2F — airwaysmag.com Lufthansa (LH) took delivery of its first Airbus A321P2F, which will be operated by its subsidiary Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt Airport.
Free Snacks, Drinks Return to British Airways European Routes — airwaysmag.com British Airways (BA) announced that it will bring back free snacks and drinks for passengers traveling in economy class on European flights.
American Airlines Exercises 737 MAX Options, Defers Dreamliners — airwaysmag.com American Airlines (AA) exercised purchase options for seven additional Boeing 737-8 and delayed Boeing 787-9 deliveries until next year.
Low-cost PLAY Airline Expanding to Stewart International — airwaysmag.com
Low-cost Icelandic airline, PLAY (OG) announced expanded service in the United States to Europe from Stewart International Airport (SWF).
Icelandair Unveils New Identity — airwaysmag.com
Icelandair (FI) unveiled its first Boeing 737-8 in the company’s new livery that will eventually be seen across the fleet.
Airways Top 10 Executive Aircraft from Around the World — airwaysmag.com Some of the most recognizable and unique passenger aircraft flying around the world are specialized government aircraft.
Airways Top 10 Greatest Emergency Landings — airwaysmag.com There have been some incredible piloting feats that have saved the lives of hundreds of passengers when catastrophes were imminent.
Airways Top 10 Rarest Aircraft in the World — airwaysmag.com Airways showcases 10 of the rarest airplanes that have crisscrossed the skies, highlighting the remarkable evolution of aircraft design.
Airways Top 10 College Aviation Programs — airwaysmag.com The aviation industry is the lifeblood of the world’s transportation system, and piloting planes is an important part of keeping the world running.
The Week in Aviation History
Boeing 727 Enters Service With Eastern Air Lines — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, the American-built, three-engined Boeing 727 entered service with launch customer Eastern Air Lines in 1964.
Boeing Finalizes Purchase of de Havilland Canada — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, the Boeing Company completed the purchase of Canadian aircraft manufacturer, de Havilland Canada, in 1986.
'Friendship One' Sets Round-the-world Record — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Friendship One, a United Airlines (UA) Boeing 747-SP (Special Performance), set a new round-the-world record in 1988.
TWA Operates its Maiden Transatlantic Flight — airwaysmag.com Today in Aviation, Transcontinental and Western Airlines, later Trans World Airlines (TWA), operated its maiden commercial transatlantic service in 1946.
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.