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Amtrak Appoints Vice President for Safety

Amtrak has appointed a former airline safety officer to the post of executive vice president and chief safety officer.

Ken Hylander retired as a senior vice president for Delta Air Lines in 2014. 229 more words

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Delta Sunsets 747 Line, Last One Lands At MSP

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — She’s known as the Queen of the Skies. Wednesday, she made her final touchdown at MSP International.

Delta is giving its Boeing 747s a farewell tour as it retires its use of the aircraft. 470 more words


History Takes Flight At Northwest Airlines Museum

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (WCCO) — There’s a little-known place in the Twin Cities where history is taking flight.

For decades, Northwest Airlines was headquartered in the Twin Cities before they merged with Delta in 2008. 474 more words


United in the Pacific: How US-based United established itself in Asia

This article also appears on my Asia-Pacific travel/aviation site Flights In Asia.

In a recent internal memo to employees, United Airlines President Scott Kirby announced it would make… 838 more words


Convicted Of Flying Drunk, Former NWA Pilot Tells All

ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — At the annual meeting of the Ramsey County Attorney’s Office staff, prosecutors heard from the prosecuted.

A defendant in a decades old story that remains impossible to forget. 605 more words


Observers Give Their Take on Amtrak's new CEO

So who is this former airline executive that Amtrak has chosen to take over as its CEO later this year when Charles “Wick” Moorman retires? 646 more words


#TBT: January 8, 2009

I missed my Wednesday post! Oh well… אלה חיים (eileh chayim which is Hebrew for c’est la vie). Maybe I will get the post intended then for tomorrow or Saturday. 443 more words