Air Transport World

ATW through the years.(odds&ends)(Brief article)

10 YEARS AGO: 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 and among Lufthansa, SAS and United.

--August 1998

20 YEARS AGO: Top pilot pay among US majors is at Delta, where a senior Lockheed L-1011 captain pulls in $166,548 per year.

--August 1988

30 YEARS AGO: The Anglo/French Concorde soon will be flying passengers within the United States. …

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