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12/22/1976: Maiden Flight of the Ilyushin IL-86

The Russian manufacturer put forward many designs, including an A380-type 'double-decker' variant, before the final Il-86 design was chosen.

9/28/1988: Maiden Flight of the Ilyushin ll-96

Today in Aviation, the Russian-built, long-haul, wide-body, quad-jet Ilyushin ll-96 took its first flight in 1988.

January 2023

Catching a Cubana aircraft is a rarity nowadays. Catching two in the same photo is a lucky shot. The airline modernized its fleet around the Ilyushin Il-96 and the Antonov AN-148. Today, only one of them still flying around.

Cubana to Resume Tupolev Tu-204 Operations

Cubana de Aviación is experiencing a severe crisis and has had to resort to using retired aircraft to continue its operations.


Airways Top 10 Largest Passenger Aircraft

Airways ranks the top ten largest passenger planes still in service today.

G20 Summit to Disrupt Flying in India

The G20 Summit will disrupt commercial aviation in India, with airlines reducing flight frequencies by 25%.

A Brief History of the Quadjet

Rediscover the four-engined commercial airliners that revolutionized the air travel industry.

This is How Russia Wants to Save Its Aviation Sector

As western sanctions have siloed Russian aviation, the Kremlin is preparing an air offensive on two fronts.

April 2016

This month, it’s the Eskimo’s turn. Alaska Airlines unveiled an all-new livery and corporate image and soon later a handful of Boeing 737s were flying around with the airline’s stunning new colors. To honor the spectacular design the Seattle-based carrier

Flashback: Flying Behind The Coconut Curtain — Cuba and Havana’s José Martí International Airport

Editor’s note: As JetBlue’s tomorrow’s flight from Fort Lauderdale to Santa Clara will become the first regularly scheduled flights between the United States and Cuba in over 50 years, let’s fly back in time to 2013, when Chris Sloan wrote this

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