Airliner World - March 2019

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including a full report from Ethiopian Airlines’ debut at Manchester and an Asia/Pacific snapshot, plus Flybe nears sale, WestJet takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner, Durham Tees Valley Airport returns to public ownership, British Airways unveils retro livery, and Bamboo Airways takes to the air.

Reimagining the Emerald Aisles
In the 23 years since Aer Lingus last updated its brand, the airline - and arguably Ireland itself - has transformed the way it does business. Its new identity is just one element of a far bigger strategy.

Big Cat in Kazakhstan: The Snow Leopard Bounds In
Airliner World braves the chill in the Kazakh capital to join the grand unveiling of Air Astana’s big cat-inspired E190-E2 and to hear more about the carrier’s plans for its newest airliner.

Hungarian Gem
Budapest’s Aviation Cultural Centre has completed the spectacular restoration of a Tupolev Tu-154, the first Soviet-built tri-jet to enter service with former national airline Malév.

Super Saab
The Swedish manufacturer continues to support its flagship airliner, the Saab 2000, which remains ever popular despite having been out of production for two decades.

The Freedom to Fly
Bold South American carrier Flybondi is transforming the regional aviation scene and revolutionising how Argentinians travel.

A Calculated Orchestra
Behind the scenes at Toronto/Pearson to learn more about how it conducts the complex logistics required to harmonise the world’s busiest centralised aircraft de-icing operation.

How Not to Build an Airport...
Berlin’s new Brandenburg Airport has suffered more than its fair share of problems, putting it eight years behind schedule with two years still to go until - hopefully - the ailing facility can open its doors.

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.

The Road to Stability
Reflecting on the fascinating history of Biman Bangladesh Airlines and looking ahead to what many hope will be an exciting new era for the flag carrier.