Air Transport World

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

10 YEARS AGO: Privately owned airlines reacted strongly to a decision by the EUC that there is no need for Air France to repay Ffr20billion ($3.2 billion) in aid from its government despite the fact that the European Court ruled the payments illegal.

--September 1998

20 YEARS AGO: International Lease Finance Corp. President Steven Udvar-Hazy, speaking to the Wings Club of New York, said that ILFC's recent $5 billion aircraft order "represents only 60% of what the firm will eventually buy. …

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