Posts Tagged ‘Northwest Airlines’
 

 

2006: A Year in Review

Ah what a year it has been, its been year of ups, downs, roundabouts, flip flops, and OIL! We began the year with the final departure of Independence Air, the little airline that couldn't, or should we say couldn't make a profit.
by Tom Alfano

 
 

Merger Mania!

Skyrocketing fuel costs will likely lead to several airline mergers this year. Unfortunately for fliers and shareholders, the history of airline mergers contains few positive notes.
by Tom Alfano

 
 
The Apollo 17 spacecraft, containing astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt, glided to a safe splashdown at 2:25 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 1972, 648 kilometers (350 nautical miles) southeast of American Samoa. The astronauts were flown by recovery helicopter to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga slightly less than an hour after the completion of NASA's sixth and last manned lunar landing in the Apollo program. (Photo by NASA)

Today in Aviation History: December 19th

The world's first airport opens near Paris, the last moon mission returns to earth, a Chalk's Ocean Airways crash is captured on video, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 

 

The Logbook

A great letter to an obnoxious "elite" passenger, a woman has the gall to be upset for being removed from a flight, France to take on more Rafales, Ryanair 737 takes off some roof tiles in Germany, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

Delta to Begin A330 Service on JFK-Athens (ATH) and JFK-Venice (VCE)

Delta Air Lines introduces their newly acquired (via their merger with Northwest) Airbus A330 aircraft on June 1st, serving Athens, Greece (ATH) and Venice, Italy (VCE) from JFK.
by admin