Things With Wings http://aviationweek.com/blog/6696/feed en Easyjet Showcases A320neo At Manchester http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-showcases-a320neo-manchester <div class="node-body blog-body">Easyjet, one of the world’s largest low-cost airlines, recently held a “meet the Neo” event at Manchester Airport. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-showcases-a320neo-manchester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-showcases-a320neo-manchester#comments New Civil Aircraft Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 05 Feb 2018 11:35:00 +0000 1746751 at http://aviationweek.com <p>Easyjet&#39;s Neos carry a large logo with a stylised &#39;O&#39; on the rear fuselage, highlighting the new-style fan blades in the CFM LEAP-1A engines that power the A320neo family,</p> World's Largest Commerical Turboprop, The Antonov An-22 http://aviationweek.com/blog/worlds-largest-commerical-turboprop-antonov-22 <div class="node-body blog-body">The single commercially-operated Antonov An-22, the world's largest turboprop aircraft, takes off from Manchester, dwarfing most of the jet airliners.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/worlds-largest-commerical-turboprop-antonov-22" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/worlds-largest-commerical-turboprop-antonov-22#comments Blog Things With Wings Thu, 07 Dec 2017 14:40:00 +0000 1723761 at http://aviationweek.com 737 MAX 8 Enters Service With LOT Polish Airlines http://aviationweek.com/blog/737-max-8-enters-service-lot-polish-airlines <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>LOT Polish Airlines became the second arline in Europe to operate the Boeing 737 MAX 8, after Norwegian Airlines. LOT&#39;s first aircraft arrived in Warsaw from Seattle on the 2nd December, after a fuel stop in Keflavik, Iceland. Just two days later it entered service on two of the carrier&#39;s daily services to London Heathrow. It did the same on the 5th December, when Aviation Week was there to capture it.</p> <p><img alt="" src="/site-files/aviationweek.com/files/uploads/2017/12/06/uploads/2017/12/lot-737max8-sp-lva-3.jpg" style="width: 600px; height: 397px;" /></p></div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/737-max-8-enters-service-lot-polish-airlines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/737-max-8-enters-service-lot-polish-airlines#comments Blog Things With Wings Wed, 06 Dec 2017 13:51:00 +0000 1722981 at http://aviationweek.com Delta's Second Farewell To The Boeing 747 http://aviationweek.com/blog/deltas-second-farewell-boeing-747 <div class="node-body blog-body">Delta is saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 later this year, but this farewell is Delta's second for the iconic aircraft having already disposed of the type once before in 1977.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/deltas-second-farewell-boeing-747" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/deltas-second-farewell-boeing-747#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 25 Sep 2017 16:04:00 +0000 1688321 at http://aviationweek.com Boeing May Block UTC-Rockwell Deal http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-may-block-utc-rockwell-deal <div class="node-body blog-body">Boeing could block the proposed $30 billion takeover of Rockwell Collins by United Technologies.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-may-block-utc-rockwell-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/boeing-may-block-utc-rockwell-deal#comments _Equipment & Technology AW.com North America Things With Wings Tue, 05 Sep 2017 15:57:00 +0000 1680031 at http://aviationweek.com Why A&D CEOs May Be Happy To No Longer Counsel Trump http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump <div class="node-body blog-body">Why is it good to let go of Trump's business councils? Two words: Millennial recruitment.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/why-ad-ceos-may-be-happy-no-longer-counsel-trump#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Defense Space AW.com The Trump Era North America Things With Wings Ares On Space Wed, 16 Aug 2017 19:59:00 +0000 1672861 at http://aviationweek.com Flying Into AirVenture 2017 At Oshkosh http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-airventure-2017-oshkosh <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Join Aviation Week&#39;s John Croft for a quick view of the ride into Oshkosh&#39;s Wittman Field for the 2017 AirVenture show. Croft and passenger Robb Hohmann&nbsp;arrived VFR on Sunday, July 23, and were assigned a right downwind for Runway 27, per the FAA&#39;s AirVenture NOTAM.</p> </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-airventure-2017-oshkosh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/flying-airventure-2017-oshkosh#comments Blog Things With Wings Thu, 27 Jul 2017 17:12:00 +0000 1664901 at http://aviationweek.com Living Room Connectivity at 24,000 ft http://aviationweek.com/blog/living-room-connectivity-24000-ft <div class="node-body blog-body">High-speed broadband is pretty much a standard feature in every living room or office, but until lately, not so much in the cabin of an airliner.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/living-room-connectivity-24000-ft" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/living-room-connectivity-24000-ft#comments Connected Aerospace Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Wed, 19 Jul 2017 20:40:00 +0000 1661351 at http://aviationweek.com Easyjet Stands Up For Manchester http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-stands-manchester <div class="node-body blog-body">Easyjet's newest A320, just 3 days out of the factory, landed at Manchester today sporting 'Spirit of Manchester' on the nose, in a direct response to the recent terrorist attack. Also under the cockpit is a worker bee, a historic symbol of Manchester's working class roots, which has become somewhat more prevalent since the incident on 22nd May.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-stands-manchester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjet-stands-manchester#comments Blog Things With Wings Sat, 10 Jun 2017 15:34:00 +0000 1641371 at http://aviationweek.com Kuwait Airways Grows 777 Fleet...And Moves Tech Stop To Manchester http://aviationweek.com/blog/kuwait-airways-grows-777-fleetand-moves-tech-stop-manchester <div class="node-body blog-body">Kuwait Airways has recently taken delivery of its fifth new Boeing 777-300ER, from an order for 10 placed in December 2014. The Kuwaiti flag carrier already flies two 19-year old 777-200ERs, according to Aviation Week's Fleet Discovery database.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/kuwait-airways-grows-777-fleetand-moves-tech-stop-manchester" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/kuwait-airways-grows-777-fleetand-moves-tech-stop-manchester#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 17 Mar 2017 14:15:00 +0000 1597171 at http://aviationweek.com Kemble-Cotswold Airport: Europe's Leading Airliner Recycling Location http://aviationweek.com/blog/kemble-cotswold-airport-europes-leading-airliner-recycling-location <div class="node-body blog-body">Kemble-Cotswold Airport is not a location most people have heard of, but within the airline industry it's gained a reputation as Europe's number one choice for airliner withdrawals.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/kemble-cotswold-airport-europes-leading-airliner-recycling-location" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/kemble-cotswold-airport-europes-leading-airliner-recycling-location#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Mon, 06 Mar 2017 13:23:00 +0000 1590541 at http://aviationweek.com Easyjet's Fleet Continues To Grow http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjets-fleet-continues-grow <div class="node-body blog-body">Easyjet, the UK's first and largest low-cost carrier is nudging ever closer to becoming the UK's largest airline in terms of number of aircraft.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjets-fleet-continues-grow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/easyjets-fleet-continues-grow#comments Blog Things With Wings Thu, 02 Mar 2017 09:22:00 +0000 1587701 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus' 111 Deliveries in December is a Record http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-111-deliveries-december-record <div class="node-body blog-body">Airbus' 111 deliveries beat previous months by a wide margin, no doubt helped in part by A350s and A320neos that had backed up during the year due to delays.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-111-deliveries-december-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-111-deliveries-december-record#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:24:00 +0000 1569511 at http://aviationweek.com Airbus, Boeing Focus on Different Aircraft Delivery Targets http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-focus-different-aircraft-delivery-targets <div class="node-body blog-body">Aircraft are not delivered at a steady monthly rate as might be implied by manufacturer's announced monthly production rates. </div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-focus-different-aircraft-delivery-targets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/airbus-boeing-focus-different-aircraft-delivery-targets#comments Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 12 Jan 2017 22:29:00 +0000 1566331 at http://aviationweek.com Manchester Airport Looks Forward To New Long-Haul Services In 2017 http://aviationweek.com/blog/manchester-airport-looks-forward-new-long-haul-services-2017-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">Manchester Airport's long-haul routes are undergoing significant changes in 2017. The UK's busiest airport outside London will see at least one new airline start schedules, several British carriers start new routes, and two other airlines introduce brand-new aircraft types.</div> <p><a href="http://aviationweek.com/blog/manchester-airport-looks-forward-new-long-haul-services-2017-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://aviationweek.com/blog/manchester-airport-looks-forward-new-long-haul-services-2017-0#comments Blog Commercial Aviation Things With Wings Thu, 15 Dec 2016 11:55:00 +0000 1555191 at http://aviationweek.com <p>One each of Thomson&#39;s 787-9 and 787-8 fleets awaits their passengers at Manchester. [Nigel Howarth]</p>