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Ciao “Ottantone”! My very personal farewell to the Meridiana MD-80

    Ciao “Ottantone”! My very personal farewell to the Meridiana MD-80

ROME — It seemed a moment that would never come, yet on October 31, 2017, it happened. On that day, at 22:22. Meridiana’s MD-82 (I-SMES) operating as flight IG1116 from

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The Qantas Resurgence [Podcast #10]

    The Qantas Resurgence [Podcast #10]

Welcome to the tenth episode of the Airways Podcast. This week, Airways Senior Business Analyst Vinay Bhaskara and Columnist R cover a variety of topics discussing the weather in Boston and

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On Location & Onboard: American Retires 20 MD-80s On One Historic Day

    On Location & Onboard: American Retires 20 MD-80s On One Historic Day

Co-Written by Chris Sloan, Roberto Leiro, & Cody Diamond ROSWELL — The sound of the Pratt & Whitney JT8D engines coming to life for one last time  reverberated throughout the

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Countdown to Retirement: American Airlines Super 80s

    Countdown to Retirement: American Airlines Super 80s

MIAMI — Back in 1982, American Airlines (AA) placed an original order for 20 McDonnell Douglas MD-80s. Now, 34 years later, the Dallas / Ft. Worth-based carrier readies the retirement

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Allegiant to Buy Four Airbus A319s

    Allegiant to Buy Four Airbus A319s

MIAMI — Las Vegas-based Allegiant has announced today a purchasing agreement for four Airbus A319s from Philippine low-coast carrier (LCC) Cebu

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Flashback: 50 Years Ago, Delta Inaugurated The World’s First DC-9 Flights

    Flashback: 50 Years Ago, Delta Inaugurated The World’s First DC-9 Flights

MIAMI — Five decades ago, the very first McDonnell Douglas DC-9 entered into service with its launch customer, Delta Air Lines.

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Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Departs Long Beach Assembly Facility

    Final Boeing C-17 Globemaster III Departs Long Beach Assembly Facility

MIAMI — The last Boeing C-17 Globemaster III cargo plane built at the airframer’s Long Beach Plant left the premises yesterday, marking

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American Airlines Implements New Gating Procedure at DFW

    American Airlines Implements New Gating Procedure at DFW

MIAMI— American Airlines maintains its largest hub at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), comfortably sprawling across over 17,000 acres and

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American Updates New Livery Paint Progress

    American Updates New Livery Paint Progress

MIAMI — In its weekly Arrivals newsletter, American Airlines (AA) updates its employees on the efforts of getting all AA

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Flashback Friday: Denver Stapleton International Airport in 1994

    Flashback Friday: Denver Stapleton International Airport in 1994

MIAMI — Twenty years ago commercial aviation in Denver was in a period of transition, as the city prepared to

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