June 2018In the June issue of Airliner World, we find out how Southwest Airlines is setting the gold standard for low-fare carriers with continuing growth and healthy profit margins. We also celebrate the 10,000th delivery of Boeing’s best-seller, the iconic 737, with an extensive family profile, and we join Qantas for the first direct passenger flight between the UK and Australia, regarded by many as the ‘Holy Grail’ of long-haul commercial services. <br><br>Elsewhere in this edition, we shine the spotlight on Bratislava-based charter specialist Go2Sky, which is aiming to succeed where other Slovakian carriers have failed, and we head to Brazil to see how Rio de Janeiro’s Tom Jobim International Airport is transforming for the future. We also take a look at Dassault’s new Falcon 6X, the bigger and more capable replacement to the recently axed 5X programme, and we bring you a full round-up from this year’s Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg.<br><br>Lastly, we bring you our comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including reports from the first Embraer E-Jet E2 and delivery and handover of the maiden Boeing 737-800 converted freighter, plus Boeing trumps Airbus on the American Airlines widebody order, Hi Fly acquires its first A380, IAG invests in Norwegian, SAS Scandinavian Airlines goes all-Airbus, and Trent 1000 problems continue for Rolls-Royce.<br><br>We also have all our regular sections covering the latest commercial aircraft acquisitions, up-to-date accident reports and developments from the world of aviation training and MROs, and we give you the chance to win a year’s subscription in our caption competition.
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