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The Wings of Morocco

Matteo Legnani

Now part-way through a comprehensive fleet renewal programme, holder of a prestigious four-star rating from Skytrax and soon to become Africa’s first full member of oneworld, Royal Air Maroc is very much on the up.

Matteo Legnani
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Dubai Airshow 2019 Preview

Thomas Haynes

Held biennially at Dubai World Central, the Dubai Airshow is making its return this year. Thomas Haynes considers what could be in store at this year’s event.

Thomas Haynes
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Czech Success

Gordon Smith

As Czech Airlines Technics continues to expand its product and service portfolio, Airliner World speaks with Pavel Haleš, the company’s chairman and CEO to learn about its future ambitions.

Gordon Smith
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The World's LARGEST Flying Restaurant

Gordon Smith

Serving up hundreds of thousands of meals each day is a daunting task, never mind at 40,000ft and across six continents. Gordon Smith speaks with Darren Bott, Emirates’ vice president catering (global food and beverage) to learn more about the logistics involved.

Gordon Smith
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A New World Standard

David Ransted

The versatile and economical Vickers Vanguard was tailor-made for BEA (British European Airways) and served the airline well for almost 20 years. David Ransted recalls its fascinating history with the airline.

David Ransted

Aeroscopia’s Expanding Fleet

Martin Needham

Toulouse aviation museum Aeroscopia has inducted five commercial airliners into its expanding collection.

Martin Needham
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Rovos Air Convair Metropolitan Crash

Martin Needham

The South African Civil Aviation Authority’s findings following crash in Pretoria.

Martin Needham

Branson’s Baby at 35

Barry Woods-Turner

Virgin Atlantic was originally formed in 1984 as British Atlantic Airways by co-founders Randolph Fields and Alan Hillary to fly services between London and the Falkland Islands.

Barry Woods-Turner
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Bold Ambition

Martin Needham

Virgin Atlantic has revealed some exciting initiatives. While British Airways has been busy wrapping itself in the Union flag for its 100th anniversary, the Gatwick-based carrier has unveiled a daring vision of expansion which will see the old rivals go head to head.

Martin Needham

Air Greenland selects Airbus' H225 for SAR duties

Khalem Chapman

Air Greenland has selected Airbus Helicopters' H225 Super Puma to perform a search and rescue (SAR) role across the country and ultimately replacing the ageing Sikorsky S-61N fleet currently in service.

Khalem Chapman