Airliner World - November2018

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including further transatlantic growth for Aer Lingus, Biman Bangladesh Airlines selects for Bombardier Q400s, Aeroflot ups its order for Sukhoi Superjet 100s, Delta’s first Airbus A220 breaks cover, and VLM Airlines enters liquidation.

“Island in Sight: Straight in to Land”
Recalling a tale of courage and airmanship that averted disaster over the South Atlantic.

A New Atlantic Hub?
The latest generation of narrow-body aircraft is opening up a wealth of exciting opportunities at north eastern Canada’s regional gateway, Halifax Stanfield.

A Match Made in HEL
Driven by the ambitious growth strategy of flag carrier Finnair, Helsinki is playing an increasingly important role at the crossroads between Europe and Asia.

Vintage Vitality
Maintaining out-of-production de Havilland aircraft is no easy feat, but Canada’s Viking Air is on hand to assist.

In the Spotlight – Arabian Ambitions
Etihad Airways Engineering’s CEO Abdul Khaliq Saeed discusses the MRO’s recent progress and ambitions.

Flying in Europe’s Youngest Country
It has a modern airport and beautiful scenery to attract and delight tourists, as well as the many emigrants who regularly revisit their beloved homeland. Yet, the Republic of Kosovo is a nation that is still finding its wings.

Fuelling Global Ambitions
For as long as aircraft have been in the air, fuelling has been an integral part of the pre-flight process. Kerry Rutherford, technical director at Air BP, offers an insight into current and future demands in the sector.

Shining Bright in Sun Country
As the largest privately-owned carrier in the United States, Minnesota-based Sun Country Airlines is a survivor of corporate mega-mergers, two recessions and as many bankruptcies.

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.

Regional Renaissance
Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has refocused operations and is resizing its fleet for profitability.