Airliner World - October 2019

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Airliner World’s comprehensive coverage of worldwide news and analysis, including low-cost links from Gatwick to the Middle East, a first taste of Air Canada’s A220-300s, Norwegian scraps its Irish transatlantic routes and full details about the Airbus A321P2F’s maiden operator.

A Very British Flagship
In August, British Airways launched its new Airbus A350-1000, equipped with premium Club Suites. Airliner World joined one of the first commercial services to put it to the test.

A Century of Innovation
As the Dutch flag carrier prepares to mark its 100th birthday, we meet Boet Kreiken, executive vice-president of customer experience, to learn about its plans for the future.

Amazonian Cargo Running
Huge improvements are transforming Colombia into an up-and-coming destination for tourists and aviation enthusiasts. Daniel Johnston discovered this first-hand, sampling a flight on a rare Douglas DC-3.

Dorset Day Trippers
Bath Travel and its tour operating arm, Palmair, have pioneered some surprisingly far-flung day trips - all from Bournemouth Airport.

Qantas: Sustainability in Focus
Environmental awareness is an ever-increasing concern for airlines around the world. We sit down with Qantas’ Andrew Parker to discover what the carrier is doing to become a global leader in the field.

CAE Flight Sim Instructors
We speak to Dan Reece, lead flight instructor and examiner for the Gulfstream G550 at CAE’s London Burgess Hill in Sussex.

A Snow and Ice Adventure
We rejoin Andrew Pearce for the final leg of his Antarctic expedition and a journey across the infamous Drake Passage to the breathtaking scenery of the South Shetland Islands.

The Unpredictable Enemy
Volcanoes are a brooding tour de force that can unleash formidable problems for aviation and life itself during any eruption. Satu Dahl reports on the commercial impact of this natural phenomenon.

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, photographs and lighter stories from the industry.

Air Safety
Up-to-date accident reports and crash information.

A Dutch of Class
Bruce Hales-Dutton reviews a century of the Flying Dutchman, from its first Fokkers to the Dreamliner’s debut.