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From the Flightdeck : Boeing 757

Air Italy Boeing 757-200s can carry 209 passengers – ten in Business Class and 199 in Economy. (All photos author)

Marco Finelli joins the crew of an Air Italy flight from Italy to Brazil. Mission To Parnaíba The vivid colours, the rhythm of the samba, and the relaxed attitude to life are what many tourists most remember about Brazil. Italian

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Boeing Finally Delivers…

US MANUFACTURER Boeing delivered its first B787 to launch customer All Nippon Airways (ANA) on September 26. Dubbed the Dreamliner, the jet was presented to airline executives by over 500 Boeing employees in a ceremony at its Everett plant in

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Thailand’s ROYAL ORCHID – Airliner World, August 2009

Thailand's national carrier, Thai Airways International, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2009. (Oliver Baumberger)

2009 marked the 50th anniversary of the formation of Thai Airways International (THAI). Barry Woods-Turner takes a look at how the Asian carrier has evolved over this period and how the current economic downturn will affect its future prospects. Thai

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Florida One Construction

Southwest Airlines shows how its logojet ‘Florida One’ was produced from parts to flying.

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Workhorse still going strong

The DC-3 first flew 75 years ago, but still flies across the globe. Airliner Classics reports. On December 17, 2010, it will be 107 years since the first powered flight. It will also be the 75th anniversary of the first

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Boeing’s Big Year

Boeing’s test fleet has been an incredibly busy since December 2009 with the first flights of both the 787 Dreamliner and 747-8 updated Jumbo Jet. AIR International and Airliner World magazines have been covering the action. 787 debuts Ready… steady…

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airBaltic – The big airline from the small country

Airliner World magazine reports on the airline’s plans to be a force in European skies following Latvia’s entry into the European Union. As one of the youngest, and smallest, of the world’s national carriers, Latvian airline airBaltic was quick to

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Newcastle International Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Newcastle International Airport in the North East of England has celebrated its 75th anniversary – was there. On July 26 Newcastle International Airport in the North East of England celebrated the 75th anniversary of its opening with a royal

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Diosdado Macapagal – Living with Mount Pinatubo

In 2008 Airports of the World visited the former Clark Air Base in the Philippines and discovered how it has been revitalised as a commercial airport in the wake of the 1991 eruption of Mount Pinatubo. It could be argued

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BA fires Virgin into Space!

In an exclusive interview with executive business channel, Virgin Galactic’s President Will Whitehorn explains just why innovation goes so much deeper than just being the next step in business.The word 'innovation' both inspires and defines companies. For the enterprising

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