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    MH370: It’s not a small world after all 5

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    Time Capsule - Photos

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  • Mar 26, 2014
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    Happy Belated Birthday, DFW!

    Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport celebrated its 40th anniversary in January. The first customer at DFW was American Airlines. Just five years later, American Airlines moved its headquarters from New York City to Dallas, helping to create one of the top ten airports in the world....More
  • Mar 14, 2014
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    The e-cargo conundrum

    The air cargo industry is shockingly behind much of the rest of the business world in terms of electronic processing....More
  • Mar 5, 2014
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    Mad Men: 1960s airline advertising

    “Airline advertising is changing its mind on where the money should go,” ATW reported in 1964....More
  • Feb 26, 2014
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    Eastern Renewal 1

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) is reviewing an application for a new Eastern Air Lines to begin service. Eastern Air Lines Group CEO Ed Wegel plans to start charter service in December, pending DOT and FAA approval. The first aircraft for the new airline will be an Airbus A320, scheduled for delivery in August or September, according to Wegel. The plans are for scheduled services, eventually....More
  • Feb 18, 2014
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    Hotter? LEAP or GTF

    CFM International and Pratt & Whitney argue over who has the cooler A320neo engine....More
  • Feb 9, 2014
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    Boeing enters Singapore Airshow ‘de-risked’

    Technological risks involved in developing the 787 and bouts of labor unrest have been left behind, Boeing CEO says....More
  • Feb 4, 2014
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    ATW: 50 Years Ago

    From Alan Boyd to Pan Am's Berlin service...More
  • Jan 27, 2014
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    Southwest’s stellar financial performance is no joking matter 2

    In sharp contrast to the rest of the US airline industry, Southwest has stayed profitable for 41 consecutive years....More
  • Jan 15, 2014
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    Southwest becomes brunt of jokes over wrong airport landing 2

    Late-night comedian takes aim at Southwest....More
  • Jan 3, 2014
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    Secretary Foxx should stay out of inflight cell call issue 1

    The US transportation secretary has better things to do than regulating inflight cell calls....More

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