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Best of Airways — Engine Out Ferries

    Best of Airways — Engine Out Ferries

By Captain John Marshall • Airways Magazine, May 2017 In the early days of jet transports, the engine that powered the Boeing 707 and Douglas DC-8 was the familiar Pratt

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Analysis: Worldwide Worsening Widebody Woes

    Analysis: Worldwide Worsening Widebody Woes

Cover photo by Alex Esguerra – Airways Staff Photographer MIAMI – At first glance and in advance of the 52nd Paris Air Show (PAS), the twin-aisle, widebody aircraft business would

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5th Anniversary: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural First Flight

    5th Anniversary: Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental Inaugural First Flight

Editor’s Note: This week marked the 5th year anniversary of the entry into service of the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental by launch customer Lufthansa. As of April 2017, there were 134 confirmed

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May 21, 1987: American Airlines Starts Trans-Pacific Operations

    May 21, 1987: American Airlines Starts Trans-Pacific Operations

MIAMI — Thirty years ago, American Airlines (AA) inaugurated its first service from the United States to Japan, with a flight between Dallas / Ft. Worth and Tokyo Narita. AA

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A Special Flight ‘Airways 747’

    A Special Flight ‘Airways 747’

Every day that I go to fly my ‘Queen’—the Boeing 747-400—I have a smile on my face. However, this time, I

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Boeing Q4 2016 and 2017 Guidance Live Blog

    Boeing Q4 2016 and 2017 Guidance Live Blog

MIAMI – The Boeing Company recorded a net profit of $1.6 billion for the fourth quarter (Q4) of 2016, up

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A Look at the Remaining Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 Orders & Deliveries

    A Look at the Remaining Airbus A380 and Boeing 747 Orders & Deliveries

MIAMI — Jumbo and superjumbo jets have captivated people for decades; there is just something magnificent about watching a four-engine

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MyCargo Airlines Boeing 747-400F Crashes in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

    MyCargo Airlines Boeing 747-400F Crashes in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

MIAMI – A MyCargo Airlines Boeing 747-400F crashed while performing a missed approach procedure to runway 26 at Manas International

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United Airlines to Push Up Boeing 747 Retirement to 2017

    United Airlines to Push Up Boeing 747 Retirement to 2017

MIAMI — United Airlines has prompted the phase-out of its Boeing 747-400s, now set to leave the fleet in the

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United Airlines’ 2017 Fleet Plan

    United Airlines’ 2017 Fleet Plan

MIAMI — From scimitar winglets to more slimline seats to aircraft retirements, we break down what planned changes are coming

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