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Lufthansa Plans Airlift Services From Uzbekistan, Qatar

Lufthansa has announced it will begin supporting the German federal government with airlift services as a result of the instability in Afghanistan with special flight to Tashkent, Uzbekistan and Doha, Qatar. Within a few hours of the request by the German federal government, Lufthansa was able to organize itself to fly to the two destinations, which no airline in the Lufthansa Group currently flies to on a regular basis. Traffic rights for both Tashkent and Doha were applied for in…

When the Military Comes to Town: Local Air Show Kicks…

Every year, the Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park marks the official start of summer for downstate New Yorkers. Now in its 16th year, the air show, commonly referred to as the Jones Beach Air Show, is traditionally held on Memorial Day weekend with low and high-flying aircraft…

Aircraft Siblings: Boeing Jets Built for Both Commercial and Military…

While it has become easy to notice a Boeing 737 or Airbus A330 given its popularity with airlines, some might not know that the same production line that produced a Southwest Airlines 737-800 produced a military model of the same jet. In this two-part series, we will look into several…