Named Ruslan by the Russians and Ukrainians and Condor by NATO, the Antonov An-124 is the world’s heaviest series-made military transport aircraft as well as being used by a number of civilian companies. In the March 2016 issue of Aviation News, Piotr Butowski profiled this giant heavy hauler
A Southwest Airlines cabin crew member suffered a serious spinal injury requiring medical attention after the aircraft in which they were flying landed heavily, according to a report published by the US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB).
Lee Cross charts the turbulent final decades of Sir Freddie’s career, which embodied the aviation pioneer’s dogged determination and love for flying
In an exclusive tribute for Airliner World, Sir Richard Branson, founder of Virgin Atlantic Airways, describes in his own words the influence Sir Freddie has had on him and the wider industry
Freddie Laker always regarded America as the ultimate destination for the holiday charter market and applied for a licence to operate to the US – not only from the UK, but also from other European departure points