In the May issue of Airliner World, we cross ten time zones and travel thousands of miles on Qatar Airways’ inaugural Doha-Auckland service, the world’s longest non-stop flight. We also gain a fascinating insight into transatlantic operations from the cockpit of a Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and we find out how SAS Scandinavian Airlines is reinventing itself to stand out from the competition.
Elsewhere in this edition, we hear how Air Seychelles’ collaboration with Etihad Airways is helping the Mahé-based carrier to prosper in paradise, we chronicle the history of the UK’s quintessential independent trader, British Air Ferries and we relive the golden era of air travel with A2A Simulation’s Captain of the Ship, the classic Lockheed 049 Constellation.
Lastly, we bring you our comprehensive coverage of worldwide news including details of International Airlines Group’s new long-haul, low-cost subsidiary Level, Flybe launches services from London/Heathrow, Boeing rolls out the prototype 737 MAX 9, Iran Air takes delivery of its first Airbus A330 and Embraer unveils its maiden E195-E2, plus a report on bmi regional’s new Birmingham base and a snapshot from Avalon 2017. 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.