Airliner World - August 2018

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including a green light for Heathrow’s third runway, Trent troubles continue for Rolls-Royce and Airbus closes in on C Series acquisition.

EBACE 2018
A selection of photos from the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition in Geneva.

Operation Kiev
Behind the scenes of Liverpool John Lennon Airport’s Champions League Airlift.

Turboprop Turnaround
The demise of turboprops has been predicted more than once by certain airline observers, but sales in recent years tell the opposite story – that they are truly appreciated with a firm future ahead.

An Asian Odyssey … in Europe
On board with Hainan Airlines for its maiden departure from Scotland – and its first arrival into Ireland.

Farnborough at 70
As the global aerospace industry prepares to decamp to the Hampshire airfield for the biennial Farnborough International Airshow, we review some of the highlights of 70 years of innovation.

Power Struggles
A new generation of powerful and more efficient engines are entering service, but it has been a far from smooth introduction.

Bigger, Better and Busier
Toronto’s downtown Billy Bishop Airport has seen a dramatic rise in passenger numbers in recent years, a trend that looks set to continue.

Feeding FedEx
Commercial pilot Doug Haddaway outlines a typical day flying for a global logistics firm under its mantra ‘when it absolutely, positively has to be there overnight’.

WestJet’s New Look
The Canadian carrier has offered a first look at its incoming Boeing 787s, on which it will debut its business class product along with a striking new livery.

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.

Under Blue Brazilian Skies
As Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras approaches its tenth anniversary, its former marketing and brand director Gianfranco Beting reflects on the carrier’s rapid growth.