Air Transport World

ATW through the years.(Asia/Pacific report)

Five years ago in ATW: Privately owned airlines reacted strongly to a decision by the EUC that there is no need for Air France to repay Ffr20 billion ($3.2 billion) in aid from its government, despite the fact that the European Court ruled the payments illegal.--September 1998

10 years ago: Fewer taxes, more active government assistance and increased financial oversight of the airline industry by US DOT were some of the key recommendations produced by the National Commission to Ensure a Strong Competitive Airline Industry.--September 1993

20 years ago: A decision is expected soon from the British government on whether to allow a stolport to be built in the disused London Docklands, only six miles from the center of the British capitol, to be operated by UK independent Brymon Airways using Dash 7s. …

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