Air Transport World

ATW through the years.(aerospace industry history as reported by Air Transport World)(Brief Article)

Five ago in ATW: Following two years of scrutiny; the European Union's competition commissioner, Karel van Miert, finally accepted the principle of big-airline alliances, approving--with qualifications--the planned tie-ups between British Airways and American Airlines pad among Lufthansa, SAS and United.--August 1998

10 years ago: British TI Group and Snecma entered negotiations for the merger of the Dowty and Messier-Buggatti landing gear businesses.--August 1993

20 years ago: Flight management systems might be a "mixed blessing" from insurers' points of view, Dr. A. Bai, chairman of the International Union of Aviation Insurers technical committee, told the union's annual meeting in Yugoslavia. …

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