Airliner World - April 2018

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including a full round-up from the Singapore Airshow, and highlights from ATR’s annual press conference, plus Pilatus delivers its first PC-24, Boeing secures 737 MAX 9 certification, and Bombardier overturns US import tariff ruling.

Syncopated Services
Born out of regional carrier Jazz Air, Chorus Aviation has employed a three-pronged attack to become a leading provider of airline operations and services.

MC-21 – Heading for Certification
Russia’s latest jet airliner programme, the Irkut MC-21, has now entered its flight test and certification programme.

In the Spotlight
Russell Ray Jr reflects on his time as the final president and chief executive of Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) and his efforts to help save the failing carrier.

Our Biggest Challenge
Growing economies and the expansion of global industries give the aviation world much to be optimistic about. However, IATA Director General and CEO Alexandre de Juniac warns of challenges that need to be overcome for that potential to be realised.

Recycling an Airbus
Dutch firm Aircraft End-of-Life Solutions (AELS) recently extended its in-house dismantling activities to include widebody types.

Blue is the Colour
Lufthansa’s iconic crane logo – widely considered to be among the industry’s most recognisable trademarks – has been given a new lease of life as part of a major brand refresh.

Commuting in the Final Frontier
On board with Alaska Airlines on the ‘milk run’, an essential lifeline to the remotest communities in America’s largest state.

Taking Mexico to the World
Aeromexico is in buoyant mood after a record-breaking 2017, but its plans don’t stop there.

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.

City Slicker
Formed in 2007, British Airways' regional offshoot BA CityFlyer has flourished into a strong and profitable carrier with an expanding network of business and leisure destinations.