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Alitalia’s final weeks flying marked by protests, apologies – AP
Was there any other way this version of Alitalia could go out? Of course not.
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Two for the Road
Startup Northern Pacific Buys Six Boeing 757s To Launch Operations – Simple Flying
Here’s a story from a chat with Northern Pacific’s CEO. They got the pedigree of the airplane wrong — it started with USAir, not America West — but that 26 years of age is correct. It is most certainly long in the tooth, but fresh out of maintenance, I’m sure it has some good years ahead.
Notice of Registration of Trade Names (aha!, air hotel adventure, fly-aha!, and aha! Travel Management Company) – Regulations.gov
ExpressJet wants to fly as aha! — with the lower case name and exclamation point. I hated go!, I hated HOP!, and I hate this too.