Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: First Commercial Flight at Dallas/Fort Worth

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) welcomed its first commercial flights in 1974, four months after its inauguration. The first flight to use the brand new facility was American Airlines (AA) flight 341 from New York via Memphis and Little Rock. Dallas has had an airport, Love Field, since 1917 while […]

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Industry Interview

High Flyer Interview: Ben Baldanza, Former Spirit Airlines CEO

MIAMI — Ben Baldanza is an industry pioneer. Until last January, he was the CEO of Spirit Airlines, the U.S. largest ultra-low cost carrier (ULCC), and the most profitable carrier by operating margins. Ben has given Airways, an exclusive first interview after his sudden departure. Airways (AW): Ben, we appreciate you taking the time to speak […]

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American’s 787 Dream Takes Flight With Passengers

CHICAGO, IL — At 9:23 AM local, American’s inaugural Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner flight, AA 2320 operated by the second of five 787s delivered so far to AA, gracefully touched down at Chicago O’Hare to a large round of applause. Although short, the 1 hour and 52 minute  flight aboard N801AN was filled with lots of fun with many […]

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