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Airways Magazine-September 2008
PHOTO: JET AIRWAYS
Jet Airways: Pride of Booming India
by Jeff Kriendler
Fueled by the world’s second fastest-growing economy (after China) as its home market, a new fleet, and superb passenger service, India’s Jet Airways has vaulted into the forefront of the international airline landscape, turning heads and capturing customer loyalty along the way.
The Eskimo’s Harpoon
by Mac af Uhr
After more than 23 years of faithful service, the McDonnell Douglas MD-80 fleet of Alaska Airlines retires by the end of August. The story of the 'lawn dart' from Long Beach.
PHOTO: ROBERT S GRANT
DC-3 Freight-hauling over the Canadian Shield
by Robert S Grant
Hitch a jump-seat ride on a hard-working Douglas DC-3 freighter in Canadian bush country.
PHOTO: PAN AM
Cold War in the Corridor
by William B Nash
Flying with Pan American in the air corridors to Berlin-Tempelhof in the Sixties, when the Cold War was hot and Soviet MiG fighters often came too close and personal.
PHOTO: RAFAL SZCZYPEK
by Rafal Szczypek
A look at the 'Aircraft Dismantling Capital of the South'.
Forecast: Greener Skies
by Lint Barrage
Up in the air over emissions
by Peter Ion
by David C Forward
Airlines’ Quick Response to Sichuan ’Quake
by Brian Thomson
by Hugh Pryor
Clayton Taylor travels A Long Way from Home.
Anne Spiselman samples Austrian Airlines from Chicago to Vienna.
Stan Solomon offers a varied selection of anecdotes from the Airways.
Our global forum for our readers’ opinions, feedback, and contributions.
News from the Airways
Colorfully illustrated highlights of the major news developments from North America and around the world, including fleet changes, new airlines, and new paint schemes.
Chris Sterling takes a look at the latest airline-related literature.
Veteran & Vintage
The story of Addison Pemberton's miracle of restoration: a 1928 Boeing 40 mailplane.
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