Airliner World - May 2016

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including the latest updates from Brussels Airport, a full round-up of the Airbus Group’s annual press conference, Irish regional carrier CityJet finds a new buyer, Boeing kicks off 787-10 assembly and Volotea takes delivery of its first Airbus.

Pilatus PC-12
It’s now a quarter of a century since the Swiss-built utility aircraft first took to the air, but the type remains a sterling performer in its class.

Commonwealth Cousin
Charting the brief but inspiring history of British Commonwealth Pacific Airlines.

Flying in Africa
Hunting classic aircraft types in Southern Africa.

Powering the Heavies
Rolls-Royce has suffered setbacks, nationalisation and finally reinvention into one of the world’s largest producers of commercial airliner engines.

Fighting for Survival
Línea Aérea Amaszonas has grown into an important player in Bolivian aviation, despite stiff domestic competition.

Girl Power at
Celebrating International Women’s Day with the Leeds-Bradford-based carrier.

Spotting Spot - Curaçao
Fun in the sun.

Tailored Training
The Multi-Crew Pilot Licence offers an alternative path to the co-pilot’s seat.

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.

Shamrock and Roll
Aer Lingus has endured a turbulent decade but it is poised for a brighter future as part of the International Airlines Group.