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Now production of the A380 has wound down, testing of the A321XLR project has been ramped up, while the A220 appears to be going from strength to strength. Dominic Ward takes a look at the state of play with Airbus’s current types in production
This July marks 25 years since the closure of Hong Kong’s iconic Kai Tak Airport. To note the anniversary, Owen Zupp met retired Qantas captain Ken Sargeant to learn more about the unique operational procedures required for aviators at the facility
Earlier this month, hundreds of world leaders descended on London for the coronation of King Charles III and Queen Camilla. We bring you a some of the more interesting aircraft movements from the weekend…
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