Air Transport World

ATW through the years.(Brief Article)

Five years ago in ATW: The EU filed a long-threatened suit in the European Court of Justice under Article 169 of the Treaty of Rome against Austria, Belgium, the UK, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Luxembourg and Sweden for negotiating open skies agreements with the US.--December 1998

10 years ago: Kansai International Airport asked record landing fees for the $14 billion manmade island airport scheduled to open next Sept. with only one runway initially.--December 1993

20 years ago: McDonnell Douglas surprised the aviation community when it announced the termination of its MD-90, MD-100 and D-3301 study projects, leaving the one-time powerful commercial aircraft builder with no future projects under study and only one commercial product, the MD-80 series, still in production. …

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