In the October issue of Airliner World, we talk to József Váradi about an extraordinary year for European low-cost carrier Wizz Air, we examine KLM Cityhoppers expanding route network and we chart the development of the Douglas DC-9 successor, the MD-80, one of the most successful airliners of its time.
Also in this edition, we visit Zurich-based SR Technics which is tackling the highly competitive MRO market with a bold new strategy, and we look at what steps the global aviation industry is taking to reducing its environmental impact asking whether it is too little, too late? Theres also time to visit Romanian MRO specialist Aerostar and we celebrate Edelweiss Airs 20th birthday in style, with a Zeppelin flight over Interlaken.
The October issue also incorporates our comprehensive coverage of worldwide news including details of bmi regional and Loganairs new joint venture, debris believed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 washes up in Réunion, London City Airport is put up for sale and Avianca Brasil is officially inaugurated into Star Alliance. Finally, we have all of our regular sections covering the latest commercial aircraft acquisitions, up-to-date accident reports and developments from the world of aviation training and MROs, plus the second part of our FREE Global Airline Guide.