Airliner World - February 2013xx
Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including a review of the Delta Air Lines/Virgin Atlantic strategic alliance, the start of Boeing 787 Dreamliner services to London/Heathrow with Qatar Airways and an Africa Middle East News Snapshot.
Arrivederci to the MD-82
Italian carrier Alitalia retires the last of its McDonnell Douglas MD-82s.
Costa Rica’s Remarkable Little Airline
The ambitious plans of local turboprop airline Nature Air.
The history of Russia’s flag carrier as it reaches its 90th anniversary.
Britain’s last indigenous jet airliner. It is ten years since the aircraft arrived at Manchester Airport’s Viewing Park.
Poland’s national carrier has become the first in Europe to take delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
Jetairfly Cadet Training Programme
How a Belgian airline is progressing with a revised approach to new pilot training.
A Viking in the South Seas
The delivery of a Viking Air DHC-6-400 Twin Otter from British Colombia to Papua New Guinea – via a sales tour in Asia.
Southeast Asia Snapshot
Interesting aircraft encountered at airports visited on the DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 trip – see pages 62-67.
A new carrier starting domestic services in the UAE.
The latest commercial acquisitions.
A review of recent developments.
Up-to-date accident reports and the most recent crash information.
A selection of readers’ comments and photographs.
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Boeing’s World-Beating Tri-Jet
The rise and fall of what was once the world’s best selling commercial jetliner, on its 50th anniversary.