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    Airways Review: Pan Am History, Design & Identity

Airways Review: Pan Am History, Design & Identity

MIAMI — Twenty-five years after its demise, Pan Am the erstwhile un-official flag carrier is still regarded as the most storied name in commercial aviation. In its day, its founder and CEO Juan T. Trippe was equivalent to Elon Musk and its pioneering globe-shrinking routes were tantamount to moon shots.

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    December 4, 1991: The Last ‘Clipper’ Flight

December 4, 1991: The Last ‘Clipper’ Flight

MIAMI — Twenty-five years ago, Pan American World Airways ceased all operations, putting to an end 64 years of existence, and leaving behind a legacy of many industry firsts that shaped commercial aviation as we know it today. In this occasion, Airways features the story of the last Pan Am

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    25 Years Ago: Pan Am Ceases Operations

25 Years Ago: Pan Am Ceases Operations

MIAMI — In 1991, two iconic U.S. carriers flew into the proverbial sunset, Eastern Air Lines on January 18 and Pan American World Airways (Pan Am) on December 4, a few days after the demise of Midway Airlines. On the 25th anniversary of Pan Am’s demise, let’s fly back in

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    CS300 Readies for First Delivery Monday: A Look Back at the CSeries Timeline

CS300 Readies for First Delivery Monday: A Look Back at the CSeries Timeline

MIAMI — As the Bombardier CSeries CS300 is about to be delivered to its launch customer airBaltic, Airways takes a look at the history of the program, which officially launched with Bombardier’s Board of Directors approval on January 31, 2007. The Failed Fokker Deal and the BRJX The origins of

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    End of an Era: Lufthansa Bids Farewell to its Last Boeing 737

End of an Era: Lufthansa Bids Farewell to its Last Boeing 737

MIAMI — Lufthansa is set to retire its last 737-300 in service today, October 31 after 48 years of Boeing 737 service and over half a century after it initially placed the launch order for the jetliner. The aircraft (D-ABEC • MSN 25149 • LN 2081) is scheduled to return

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    Flashback: The Airbus A340 Program

Flashback: The Airbus A340 Program

MIAMI — The current generation of the Airbus widebody family, the A340 and the A330, entered service on February 2, 1993, and January 17, 1994, respectively.  The A340’s maiden flight took place on October 25, 1991, while the A330’s happened on November 2, 1992. Eventually,economic and environmental realities, increased ETOPS

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    September 25, 2011: The First Boeing 787 Dreamliner is Delivered

September 25, 2011: The First Boeing 787 Dreamliner is Delivered

Editor’s Note: Five Years ago, All Nippon Airways took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Below is a report written by Airways Managing Editor & Senior Partner, Chris Sloan, who attended this historic delivery event. In coming weeks, as we approach the 787’s 5th Anniversary of entry-into-service, we will flashback

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    Southwest Retires Final Boeing 737-500s

Southwest Retires Final Boeing 737-500s

MIAMI — With relatively little public fanfare, Southwest Airlines retired the last of its Boeing 737-500 fleet on Monday, September 5th, completing the accelerated retirement of the remaining -500 series aircraft as part of its fleet modernization program. The Dallas-based carrier was the launch customer for the 737-500, with an initial

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