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Airways Magazine-September 2008

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FEATURES


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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.


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PHOTO: McDD

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.



dc-3PHOTO: 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.


 

cold war
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.



nw nosePHOTO: RAFAL SZCZYPEK
Greenwood Revisited

by Rafal Szczypek

A look at the 'Aircraft Dismantling Capital of the South'.

 


PLUS



Forecast: Greener Skies
by Lint Barrage

Up in the air over emissions
by Peter Ion

Scilly Skybus
by David C Forward

Airlines’ Quick Response to Sichuan ’Quake
by Brian Thomson

Hard Hat
by Hugh Pryor


DEPARTMENTS


Both Sides
Clayton Taylor travels A Long Way from Home.

Business Flyer
Anne Spiselman samples Austrian Airlines from Chicago to Vienna.

Debrief
Stan Solomon offers a varied selection of anecdotes from the Airways.

Mailbag
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.

Reviews
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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