Airliner World - February 2013

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News

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.

 

Superior Interiors

 

Aeroflot Snapshot

The history of Russia’s flag carrier as it reaches its 90th anniversary. 

 

Avro RJX

Britain’s last indigenous jet airliner.  It is ten years since the aircraft arrived at Manchester Airport’s Viewing Park.

 

LOT Dreamliner

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.

 

Rotana Jet

A new carrier starting domestic services in the UAE.

 

Deliveries

The latest commercial acquisitions.

 

Aviation Training

A review of recent developments.

 

Air Safety

Up-to-date accident reports and the most recent crash information.

 

Departure Gate

A selection of readers’ comments and photographs. 

 

WIN an AirNav RadarBox.

 

Caption Competition

Win a year’s subscription to Airliner World.

 

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.