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A Tribute to Aviation Pioneer Edward R. Beauvais

From Frontier Airlines, Western Pacific, and, of course, America West Airlines, Edward Raymond Beauvais’ tenure in civil aviation in the United States is the stuff of legends. Airways pays tribute to this bonafide aviation pioneer who passed away in 2021.

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History

A Tribute to Aviation Pioneer Edward R. Beauvais

From Frontier Airlines to America West Airlines, Edward Raymond Beauvais’ tenure in civil aviation in the US is the stuff of legends.

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: US Airways-America West Merger Completed

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the merger of US Airways (US) and America West Airlines (HP) is completed in 2005. It was the first significant airline merger in the US since 9/11. America West Holdings Corporation shareholders had given the green light on the deal on September 13, 2005, with 95.5% voting in favor. The […]

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Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: America West Takes to the Skies

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, America West Airlines (HP) took to the skies for the first time in 1983. The carrier’s inaugural flights operated from Phoenix (PHX) to Kansas City (MCI), Colorado Springs (COS), Wichita (ICT), and Los Angeles (LAX). Known as a “darling of deregulation” the airline had been established two years earlier by […]

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