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How Convair tried capturing the market with its CV880 and CV990

Post-war military jet production thrust Convair into the spotlight of speed stardom. Sadly, as Stephen Skinner reports, its civil aviation ambitions simply could not compete

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How Finnair is revamping its long-haul cabins

The Finnish flag carrier has unveiled a radical change to its widebody product, including its first-ever premium economy cabin. Gordon Smith travelled to the airline’s Helsinki HQ for a sneak preview

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Brittany Ferries sets sights on Cross-Channel Seagliders

Could the humble seaplane make a triumphant return to 21st century relevancy and give conventional ferries a run for their money? Tom Batchelor explores a radical new project that could revolutionise cross-Channel travel

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Airliner World April 2022

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The best planespotting pics from Beijing/Capital!

Peter Apsey shares some of the homegrown highlights on display at Beijing/Capital Airport, captured before the COVID-19 pandemic closed borders to most foreign visitors

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Why airline liveries are found on non-airliners

Martin Needham compiles a fascinating snapshot of some well-known airline liveries found on smaller and often unexpected aircraft types

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Cunard's transatlantic tie-ups with Eagle and BOAC

Cunard’s near 100-year transatlantic hegemony was challenged by airships, flying boats and later jets. Panicked by the potential problems posed by planes, the ocean-crossing company courted its competitors to keep itself afloat, as Lee Cross reflects

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An update from airBaltic's CEO, Martin Gauss

Gordon Smith caught up with Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, to discuss the Airbus A220, sustainability and the forecasts for the year ahead

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How Newquay benefits from Eastern's London link

Aviation’s value to remote communities is being demonstrated once again, with a welcome return of year-round scheduled services between Cornwall and London, as Bernie Baldwin reports

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The nail-biting tale of Flying Tiger Flight 923

With the world distracted by a looming Cuban Missile Crisis, the incredible story of Flying Tiger Flight 923 was largely overlooked at the time. Following extensive new research, Eric Lindner shines a light on the drama faced by a Super Constellation over the Atlantic

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