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ATW through the Years.(odds&ends)(Calendar)

10 YEARS AGO: The retirement of Robert L. Crandall, 62, as chairman and CEO of AMR Corp. effective May 20 ends a 25-year career synonymous with the evolution of the modern airline industry.

--May 1998

20 YEARS AGO: Northwest Airlines became the first major US carrier to forbid smoking on its domestic system.

--May 1988

30 YEARS AGO: Air France has canceled plans to lease 13 Boeing 737s because of insistence by its pilots that the planes be flown by three-man crews. …

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