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    Boeing 767: It’s Not an End, It’s Time for Cargo Arlines

Boeing 767: It’s Not an End, It’s Time for Cargo Arlines

Written by: Ryan Gibbons. MIAMI — As many Boeing 767s are meeting their ends having flown countless hours over the years, they have found a new solution to keep flying: being sold or leased to other, younger cargo airlines, where they are quickly being absorbed into new fleets. Cargo airlines such

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    United Commemorates the 747’s Retirement with Retro 1970s Titles

United Commemorates the 747’s Retirement with Retro 1970s Titles

MIAMI – As United’s Queen of the Skies are prepared for its retirement, the company is ensuring the iconic Jumbo flies away into the sunset with much fanfare. United’s 747-400s called San Francisco (SFO) home during their last year of service. Enthusiasts at SFO are in a unique position to see the

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    Qantas Returns to the Singapore-London Market

Qantas Returns to the Singapore-London Market

Written by: Vinay Bhaskara and Rohan Anand SINGAPORE – Qantas is once again changing direction in its strategy for flights to the United Kingdom, as it will move its daily Sydney-Dubai-London Heathrow flight to a Sydney-Singapore-London routing beginning March 25, 2018. Along with the previously announced shift of Melbourne-Dubai-London Heathrow to

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    Best of Airways — Modern Air Transport: The Turbulent History of A Charter Airline

Best of Airways — Modern Air Transport: The Turbulent History of A Charter Airline

By Jon Proctor • Airways Magazine, May 2017 The C-46 was a rugged type, capable of carrying more passengers than a DC-3, but it was not without its shortcomings. On November 8, 1955, one of MAT’s C-46s, with only crew members aboard, landed 22 miles short of its intended destination

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    Best of Airways — The Tale of A Successful Independent Britain’s BKS Air Transport

Best of Airways — The Tale of A Successful Independent Britain’s BKS Air Transport

By Maurice Wickstead • Airways Magazine, December 2016 HISTORY EDITOR’S NOTE: After World War II, Britain fostered the growth of its government-sponsored airlines, BOAC (British Overseas Airways Corporation) (Airways, April, May, June 2015) and BEA (British European Airways), which merged in 1972 to form today’s British Airways (BA).  Those two

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    Best of Airways — Hidden Treasures at Paris-Orly: Musée Air France

Best of Airways — Hidden Treasures at Paris-Orly: Musée Air France

By Andreas Spaeth • Airways Magazine, June 2014 – The Airchive The airlines business model is to earn money flying passengers and freight from point A to point B in the safest, most comfortable, punctual and efficient manner. It is not part of their core business to bask in the

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    A Decade of the Dreamliner: 10th Anniversary of the Boeing 787 Rollout

A Decade of the Dreamliner: 10th Anniversary of the Boeing 787 Rollout

EVERETT – Ten years ago today, Boeing rolled out the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in a flashy rollout ceremony at its plant in Everett, Washington. More than 30,000 Boeing and supplier employees participated in the event either in person (15,000) or via two-way satellite from various locations around the world. According to

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    July 4, 1975: Braniff Rolls Out Alexander Calder’s “Flying Colors of the United States” Aircraft

July 4, 1975: Braniff Rolls Out Alexander Calder’s “Flying Colors of the United States” Aircraft

MIAMI — Back in 1976, as the United States was turning into its 200th year as an independent republic, there were countless celebrations and local observances nationwide to commemorate the major event, and in the U.S. aviation, the wave of patriotism and nostalgia was also present. Braniff The Flying Colors of the United States

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    U.S. Air Force Museum Highlights Civil-Military Aviation Links

U.S. Air Force Museum Highlights Civil-Military Aviation Links

Story by: John Walton DAYTON— Standing under the behemoths of military aviation—the first Boeing 707-based Air Force One, a double-deck Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, a B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, the sole surviving North American XB-70 Valkyrie— in the enormous National Museum of the United States Air Force in Dayton, Ohio,

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    TAP Portugal Unveils “Retro” Airbus A330

TAP Portugal Unveils “Retro” Airbus A330

PORTUGAL – On June 26, 2017, the Portuguese flag carrier, TAP Portugal, unveiled an Airbus A330 aircraft (CS-TOV) painted in TAP’s 1950-1970-era colors. The elegant yet understated color scheme features a red stripe under the windows with the airline’s original name: ‘Transportes Aereos Portugueses’ with the typography in the colors which

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    NAV Canada Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

NAV Canada Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary

MIAMI — Nav Canada, the not-for-profit, a private corporation that owns and operates Canada’s Civil Air Navigation System, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special logo on its livery. The organization owns and operates the country’s air navigation infrastructure, which extends to over 19 million square kilometers of Canadian land and oceanic

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    Onboard Honeywell’s “Connected” Boeing 757-200

Onboard Honeywell’s “Connected” Boeing 757-200

DALLAS – Honeywell began on May 30 the Honeywell’s Power of Connected World Tour with its Boeing 757-200 (N757HW) test aircraft, debuting the ability to connect with customers in the form of both airline clients and passengers. The airplane, a vintage 1983 former Eastern Air Lines Boeing 757-225, has historically

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