Airliner World - March 2015

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including: highlights from the Airbus and Boeing annual reports; Avianca and AZAL Azerbaijan Airlines take delivery of their first Boeing 787 Dreamliners; International Airlines Group bids for Aer Lingus; and Mitsubishi begins testing its MRJ90.

Introducing the ‘XWB
Airbus delivers its first A350 XWB to launch customer Qatar Airways.

Six Blades, Six Records
Franco-Italian turboprop manufacturer ATR marked 2014 as a record year for sales, deliveries, turnover and order backlog.

Hugh Heffner’s Big Bunny
The Playboy jet was arguably one of the most recognisable Douglas DC-9s to ever take to the skies.

BA’s Babies
British Airways is poised to retire its last Boeing 737s after almost 35 years of service.

Etihad Reveals All
The Abu Dhabi-based flag carrier officially unveils its new aircraft - Airbus A380 and Boeing 787 Dreamliner - uniforms and branding.

Long-Haul Italian Style
From the Flightdeck – flying Meridiana’s Boeing 767 on a transatlantic service from Naples to New York.

Flight Simulation
A guide to buying hardware on a budget.

Astana Airport
Gateway to the Kazakh capital.

The latest commercial acquisitions.

MRO News
Updates from maintenance, repair and overhaul providers.

Aviation Training
A round-up of recent developments.

Departure Gate
A selection of readers’ comments and photographs.

Caption Competition
Win a year’s subscription to Airliner World.

Air Safety
Up-to-date accident reports and crash information.

Air Canada rouge
In the face of mounting competition, Canada’s flag carrier has returned to the low-cost model and created a new budget brand, Air Canada rouge.