Airliner World June 2023
As an experienced pilot and long-time airline executive, there’s very little Eduardo Fairen Soria hasn’t done in the aviation industry. Today, he is at the helm of TAAG Angola Airlines and is charged with the challenging task of overhauling and modernising the Luanda-based flag carrier ahead of a potential privatisation. Matteo Legnani caught up with TAAG’s CEO to find out more...
The story of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 is one of the most incredible in the history of commercial aviation. Stephen Skinner examines the events which led to a critical fuselage failure on a Boeing 737, before considering the legacy of the accident
Considered a bellwether for the state of the wider MRO sector, Lufthansa Technik recently published its latest annual results. Ian Harbison has crunched the numbers and provides his headline assessment of the data
Most aviation enthusiasts can appreciate the iconic lines of a classic jet. But there’s a small contingent that yearns for the days before carbon-fibre and glass cockpits to such a degree they’re willing to travel to the ends of the world to find them. Daniel Johnston recalls his recent expedition to Latin America in the pursuit of the increasingly rare Boeing 737-200
The global aerospace industry is preparing todescend on Le Bourget for the 2023 Paris Air Show. But with so many aircraft orders already announced, is the format still relevant? Richard Schuurman predicts the key themes for this year’s gathering
Today’s commercial aero engine market has been shaped by a small group of manufacturers whose powerplants have accumulated billions of flight hours. In the first of a two-part report, Tom Batchelor surveys the state of play within this often overlooked sector
In our monthly check-in with the Cirium team, we examine how India’s national carrier is about to embark on a period of radical transformation