Inside FlyArystan: Kazakhstan's pioneering low-cost airline
Air Astana’s new budget offshoot has already outgrown its parent and is aiming to become the preeminent airline in Central Asia. Airliner World’s Craig West travelled to its headquarters in Almaty to find out more
Pilot training – what does it take to become a pilot?
It’s a career many seek, and many others have previously cherished. But how do you go about becoming a pilot? Airliner World turns to training organisations for advice
Stuck in the mud: rescuing a stranded Cessna 208 in South Sudan
Given the nature of its operations and the nature it operates within, Mission Aviation Fellowship often faces challenges alien to other carriers. Robin Evans details the recent recovery of a stranded Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Ethiopian 737 MAX crash report criticised by US and French investigators
The final report into the fatal 2019 crash of an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX has attracted criticism from investigators in the US and France.
Flybondi's 30-hour ferry flight
Argentinian low-cost carrier Flybondi has welcomed the tenth Boeing 737-800 to its fleet. The delivery of the 189-seat aircraft required some creative route planning, with a 30-hour journey to get the narrowbody from Sacheon in South Korea to Buenos Aires.
ATR turboprops to Uzbekistan
A new regional airline called Silk Avia is to acquire Franco-Italian-built turboprops. Read more here…
Fledging Flyr: A unique low-cost carrier
Tom Batchelor meets Tonje Wikstrøm Frislid, CEO of new Norwegian carrier Flyr, to learn more about taking a different approach to running a low-cost airline.
World Airline Passenger Ranking for 2021: Cirium analysis
In this month’s catch-up with the Cirium team, chief of strategy Kevin O’Toole looks back at how the world’s largest airlines fared during the pandemic
The bold sustainability plans of easyJet
Low-fare carrier easyJet believes hydrogen is the key to greener flying. Chief operating officer David Morgan talks to Richard Schuurman about the airline’s bold sustainability plans.
Learn why Lithuania’s airports are flying high
Despite headwinds from the war in Ukraine and airspace closures over neighbouring Belarus, Lithuania’s airports are emerging from the pandemic in remarkably robust shape, as Tom Batchelor and Gordon Smith discover.