Airliner World - April 2016

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including multi-billion dollar orders by Iran Air, a double celebration for Swiss International Air Lines, the prototype Boeing 737 MAX makes its first flight and All Nippon Airways selects the Airbus A380.

Canadian Hawkers
Flying with Air North in one of the last Hawker Siddeley 748s in passenger service.

A New Dawn for KLM
The Dutch flag carrier introduces its first Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

From Scrap to Skytrain
The Sir Freddie Laker story – part 2.

The Business
Virgin Australia’s new premium cabin is transforming the lucrative domestic market.

The Airbus game changer promises to deliver unprecedented reductions in emissions and improvements in fuel efficiency.

Jumbo Retirement
Air France bids au revoir to the venerable Boeing 747-400.

Sydney Seaplanes
Sightseeing Down Under.

Going Green
Oslo/Gardermoen has taken a major leap in biofuel delivery.

Flight Simulation
Rotate’s McDonnell Douglas MD-80 for X-Plane 10.

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.

WIN a Kinetic Avionics
Virtual Radar Receiver.

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

The Wings of Italy
The Alitalia story is as varied as it is turbulent – but, after spending almost its entire history in the red, the carrier is now enjoying a period of stability and is on course to return to profit.