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Nine Years Ago Today Switzerland Lost & Gained A National Airline

March 31st 2002 was an unusual day; Switzerland lost its 71-year-old national flag carrier and at the same time gained a new national flag carrier. Swissair was established on the 26th of March 1931 with the merger of Balair and Ad Astra Aero. While the airline had a rocky start, only flying during the summer…

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Iraqi Airways Liquidated & Awaiting Rebirth

On the 25th of April Iraqi Airways flew from Baghdad to London, marking its first flight to the United Kingdom in 20 years. Rather than this long anticipated flight being a joyous moment for the people of Iraq … the flight was not met with fanfare, but by attorneys for the Kuwaiti Government seeking to…

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