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Aerial view of Kabul Airport
The Kabul Airlift has carried more than 100,000 people out of Afghanistan

US and coalition partners have carried more than 100,000 people out of Afghanistan, while commercial aircraft from over 30 different airlines have carried evacuees onward. See which airlines have provided aircraft from around the world.
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All the updates on Afghanistan

We discuss all that’s happened this week in Afghanistan and the massive airlift happening in Kabul and surrounding countries to get people to safety.
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An Atlas Air 747 landing at Ramstein.
US activates the Civil Reserve Air Fleet for just third time in history

The US has activated the Civil Reserve Air Fleet to assist with carrying people away from Afghanistan. But what exactly is the CRAF and which airlines are doing the flying?
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India lifts 737 MAX grounding 

India rescinded its 737 MAX grounding order this week, clearing the way for SpiceJet to resume service and fresh deliveries from Boeing.
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Is Lufthansa’s Eurobiz worth it? 

Most European business class is just an economy seat with the middle blocked, but does that mean it’s a waste of money? On two flights between Sweden and Germany, Gabriel Leigh attempts to find out.
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Qantas A380s stored in Victorville
Qantas plans return of its A380s 

Qantas announced this week that it plans to return five of its 12 A380s to service in the first half of 2022 (a full year earlier than expected). Five additional A380s will returned to service in due course. Sadly, two will exit the fleet. 
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AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Air-to-air with a Robin DR401/155CDI over Switzerland.
Air-to-air with a Robin DR401/155CDI over Switzerland.
Boeing’s line up in Seattle.
A solid Boeing line-up in Seattle: a pair of 777-9 test aircraft, the 737-10 MAX and 737-7 MAX test aircraft and the new Alaska Airlines + Boeing ecoDemonstrator 737-9 MAX.
Cathay Pacific A350
A Cathay Pacific A350 in Perth.
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Turning off the WiFi

El Al is uninstalling WiFi antennas on its aircraft because they may cause structural failure. We look at the problem on this week’s episode.
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