Airliner World - Oct 2017

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including details of a new LCC pier at Frankfurt, Cathay Dragon outlines its fleet renewal plans, airberlin files for insolvency, and ATR secures a major commitment from Silver Airways.

Bournemouth’s Airline
British independent carrier European Aviation Air Charter is best remembered as the last commercial operator of the BAC One-Eleven, but there were many more strings to its bow.

Special Mission Masters
From repatriating sick holidaymakers from far-flung corners of the world to supporting the United Nations in hostile environments, FAI Aviation has built a reputation as an efficient and reliable operator.

Republic Fights Back
Having successfully negotiated a reorganisation under US Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, Republic Airways is turning its attention to the next big challenge – overcoming a pilot shortage.

A Valued Asset
Though Paderborn/Lippstadt has suffered from decreasing traffic numbers in recent years, the airport remains an important point of entry into Germany’s North Rhine-Westphalia region.

Maintenance Maestros
Now in its 50th year of operation, Monarch Aircraft Engineering is entering an exciting new phase in its evolution.

Postcard from Perth
A selection of domestic classics from the Western Australia gateway.

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.

Flying the Dream of Africa
To say Rwanda has been transformed over the last decade would be an understatement. The East African nation, once ravaged by genocide, is blossoming into a peaceful and prosperous nation and, in turn, an increasingly popular tourist destination. Flag carrier RwandAir is playing a crucial role in transforming its home market and promoting this image to a wider audience.