Airways Magazine - July 2012
PHOTO: TOM PAWLESH
by Tom Pawlesh
Take a ride with Star Helicopters for a bird's-eye view of the action at Los Angeles International Airport.
PHOTO: SEBASTIAN SCHMITZ
The Doctor is in—on a Daytrip to the Arctic Circle
by Sebastian Schmitz
Island hopping in Iceland, accompanying the local doctor on his rounds in Grímsey, which sits on the Arctic Circle.
PHOTO: KOK CHWEE SIM
The Queen Retires, Long Live the Queen!
by Kok Chwee SimJoin us on the bittersweet commemorative flights operated by Singapore Airlines to farewell the Boeing 747.
PHOTO: MAC AF UHR
by Mac af Uhr
Ride the jump-seat of a Convair 580 carrying a cargo of mean Australian saltwater crocodile.
PHOTO: PAUL HOWARD
Cambodia Angkor Air: From Wat to Water
by Paul Howard
Cambodia's national airline provides links to historic Anghor Wat thanks to a wet-lease agreement with Vietnam Airlines.
PHOTO: ANDREAS ROHDE
Seawings Caravans over Dubai
by Andreas Rohde
Take a luxurious sightseeing flight over the Gulf metropolis of Dubai, home to the world's tallest building.
MXP Moves Forward
by Matteo Legnani
Milano-Malpensa survives the loss of hub status with Alitalia then Lufthansa's Italian venture, but is once again fashionable with the expansion of easyJet and Asian carriers.
PHOTO: COURTESY BRIAN CAMPBELL
The End of an Airline: A Pilot’s Final Flight at Independence Air
by Bradley Sunshine
Signing off with professionalism and dignity: one CRJ pilot recalls flying one of the last flights of Independence Air.
PHOTO: DHS COLLECTION
Ozark Air Lines: The Go-Getter Airline
by David H Stringer
The third installment of the story of Ozark Air Lines sees the local service airline spread its wings and go all-jet, with the addition of Fairchild FH-227s and Douglas DC-9s.
by Jeff Kriendler
Five Pound Wager
by Hilary Adams Zwicky
Both Sides: Sunrise over Da Nang
by Clayton Taylor
Coach Flyer: Korean Air Airbus A380
by Paul B Anderson
Stan Solomon offers a varied selection of anecdotes from the Airways.
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FRONTIER AIRLINES: A History of the Former Frontier Airlines 1950-1986
by Gregory R Stearns
View From the Cockpit
by Tom Pawlesh
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