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  • Flights cancelled: Top 12 recent airline collapses


    ​With the 6 February announcement that Polish regional carrier EuroLOT would stop flying from the beginning of April, airline casualties are back in the news.


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  • IN FOCUS: The TriStar heritage 40 years on


    Forty years ago, in April 1972, Lockheed saw its last civil airliner design - the L-1011 TriStar - enter service with...


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    Global Aviation Holdings has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, citing its large fleet and high labour costs. ...


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  • Flights cancelled: Top 12 recent airline collapses

    News | 13 Feb 2015 14:22 | Dan Thisdell

    ​With the 6 February announcement that Polish regional carrier EuroLOT would stop flying from the beginning of April, airline casualties are back in the news.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Flights-cancelled-Top-12-recent-airline-collapses-408853/
  • ANALYSIS: The impact of DC-10 and MD-11 on aviation

    News | 05 Dec 2014 10:57 | James Mellon

    ​All journeys on a passenger jet these days will be on a type that has two, or occasionally four, engines. This year marked the end of the era of the three-engine airliner and, with it, the presence in the flight schedules of a once powerful manufacturer. In a remarkable coincidence, the final scheduled passenger services of both the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and its successor, the MD-11, took place in 2014, with Biman Bangladesh and KLM, respectively, retiring their last examples.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-The-impact-of-DC-10-and-MD-11-on-aviation-406735/
  • ANALYSIS: Why small is beautiful in freighter conversions

    News | 23 May 2014 13:37 | Ian Putzger

    Depending on which end of the market you are looking at, the freighter conversion sector is going full throttle or resembling a graveyard. While Aeronautical Engineers (AEI) is straining to meet its backlog of Boeing 737 and MD-80 conversion orders and is preparing for the next types to come into the picture, the large freighter segment is hardly moving at all.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Why-small-is-beautiful-in-freighter-conversions-399191/
  • ANALYSIS: Airline start-ups and failures Q1 2014

    News | 17 Apr 2014 15:06 | Graham Dunn

    Airline start-ups outweighed collapses during the first quarter of 2014, continuing the trend that developed last year as the economic climate brightened.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-Airline-start-ups-and-failures-Q1-2014-398294/
  • ANALYSIS: American and US Airways prepare to merge maintenance

    News | 01 Apr 2013 19:36 | Kristin Majcher

    Now that American Airlines and US Airways have received a bankruptcy court's approval to go forward with a merger to create the world's largest airline,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/ANALYSIS-American-and-US-Airways-prepare-to-merge-maintenance-384073/
  • IN FOCUS: The TriStar heritage 40 years on

    News | 20 Apr 2012 15:00 | David Learmount

    Forty years ago, in April 1972, Lockheed saw its last civil airliner design - the L-1011 TriStar - enter service with launch customer Eastern Airlines.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/IN-FOCUS-The-TriStar-heritage-40-years-on-369902/