Air Transport World

ATW through the years.

Five years ago in ATW: Cathay Pacific Airways and Japan Airlines reportedly are mulling the possibility of joining British Airways, American Airlines and Qantas in forming a new global partnership to face the potent United/Lufthansa-led Star Alliance.--October 1998

10 years ago: Frank Lorenzo's effort create a new low-fare East Coast airline was dealt a serious blow when US DOT Administrative Law Judge Robert L. Barton Jr. recommended that DOT reject Lorenzo's application because he "lacks the proper compliance disposition."--October 1993

20 years ago: Judgments may vary, but an analysis of manufacturer's comments arrives at the conclusion that by the mid-1990s there will be propfan airlines for sale, probably in the 100/120-seat class. …

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