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The American Airways, err US Airlines, Merger

Valentines Day will bring together a new relationship, the union between American Airlines and US Airways.   What a merged American Airlines and US Airways will look like will remain to be seen, and both airlines have a checkered history in buyouts and mergers. When American Airlines took over TWA hostility ran deep, the tension…

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Shilling For The National Airline History Museum

Two weeks ago I found myself in Kansas City standing beneath a Lockheed L-1011, parked with its aft perched over a fence casting a shadow on the parking lot, its engines removed and a cracked windshield at the National Airline History Museum. For some this aircraft is an eye sore, for anyone who knows me,…

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When Airline Commercials Made You Smile & Laugh

The personality of airlines in the United States has changed dramatically since the golden age of airline travel. Airline travel was once a luxury, following the 1978 Deregulation Act legacy airlines sought to differentiate themselves from each other and the new upstart airlines that were coming into existence.   In an industry where customers began…

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JetBlue Pays Homage To TWA Once Again At JFK

It has been said that the only way to rebuild something is to tear it down.   This happens time and time again, often leaving the past as a memory without any thought to those that came before you, however JetBlue has honoured its predecessor at its home airport, New York’s JFK International Airport, by keeping…

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Eastern Air Lines Died 20 Years Ago … today

In January 1991 I was in the 10th grade, living in my parents house just down the road from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport. From my window growing up I watched all the airlines fly by, Pan Am, Braniff, TWA, National, Eastern, and woke up to both the British Airways and Air France…

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Eight Years Ago Today A Titan Airline Vanished From The Skies

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 1/12/2009 – Eight Years Ago Today A Titan Airline Vanished From The Skies At this time 8 years ago a legend of the airline industry puts the wheels of one its MD-80 aircraft down at Las Vegas McCarran Airport never to be seen again.   Many travellers go to Las Vegas…

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Guest Posts From My Favourite Bloggers : Benet Wilson – The Industry Journalist Extraordinaire

Web: www.thetravelstrategist.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 17/09/2009 – Guest Posts From My Favourite Bloggers : Benet Wilson – The Industry Journalist Extraordinaire As a photographer, traveller and airline industry geek there are a few blogs I read on a daily basis. With the broad range of readers that Flying With Fish attracts I’d like to introduce…

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