Airliner World - May 2015

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including a full round-up of the Airbus Group’s annual press conference, US Airways retires its last Boeing 767-200, Birmingham lands new Chinese links and Virgin Atlantic returns to profit.

An Industry Comes of Age
Mexico’s once turbulent aviation sector is finally reaching maturity.

Africa’s Secret Jewel
Though LAM Mozambique is one of Africa’s oldest airlines, it remains relatively unknown outside the continent.

Final Call
Airliner World highlights the aviation capacity options being considered by the UK’s Airports Commission ahead of its final report to be released this summer.

In the Spotlight
Making his first public comments since the high-profile fallout between leading carriers in the US and the Gulf, Etihad Airways President and CEO James Hogan recently addressed the US Chamber of Commerce.

Lithuania’s Little Airline
New flag-carrier Air Lituanica is transforming Vilnius into an important regional hub.

Heathrow Nostalgia
Reflecting on the changing face of London/Heathrow and how it has grown from a haven for aviation enthusiasts to one of the world’s busiest airports.

The latest commercial acquisitions.

MRO News
Updates from maintenance, repair and overhaul providers.

Aviation Training
A round-up of recent developments.

Pathways to an Aviation Career
Loughborough University is one of a number of institutions now offering aviation-themed courses.

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.

Jumbo Journey: The 747-400
More than 25 years after Northwest Airlines introduced the type into service, the Queen of the Skies continues to serve mainline fleets in considerable numbers while its huge capacity and relatively good economy also makes it popular with smaller carriers.