May 2018In the May issue of Airliner World, we chart the rise of Colorado-based Frontier Airlines, now the third largest low-cost carrier in the US, we cast a critical eye on Norwegian’s bold plans to expand its long-haul low-cost business, and we head north of the 60th parallel to find out how airlines do battle with Canada’s frozen north. <br><br>Elsewhere in this edition, we shine the spotlight on Dubai World Central, expected to become the world’s biggest airport, we join Qatar Airways for the spectacular handover of its first Airbus A350-1000, and SuperJet International talks up the Superjet 100, a Russian airliner with growing global appeal. We also hear from ERA about the challenges facing regional operators in Europe, and we talk strategy and development with Air Corsica’s director Hervé Pierret ahead of the French carrier’s impending launch into the UK market. <br><br>Lastly, we bring you our comprehensive coverage of worldwide news, including a full report from Air Italy’s official launch and details of Oriens Aviation’s new MRO facility at Biggin Hill, plus Airbus rolls out its maiden A350ULR, Boeing delivers its 10,000th 737, Turkish Airlines splits its widebody order, and Loganair heads to Cumbria. 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.