7:36 am
Wed March 27, 2013

American Airlines Looks The Part

American Airlines' Redesign
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Despite all its problems in recent years, including bankruptcy, American Airlines has retained a certain aura. Consider every other airline brand in the world and tell me you could pick one better than American Airlines.

Then look at the graphics on airplanes of all the world’s airlines. Find one cleaner, more professional-looking than American. That silver airplane with classic Helvetica type. 

When I began flying for business in the ‘Sixties American was dominant. No competitor in the U.S. compared with American service.

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Behind the Headlines
5:04 pm
Fri March 22, 2013

Radio Roundtable: America's Aerotropolis - The Future Of The Memphis International Airport

The Lobby of the Memphis International Airport in 1973.
Credit Ed Uthman - Houston, TX - Creative Commons Attribution / Wikipedia / Memphis International Airport

This week on the Behind the Headlines Radio Roundtable, the future of the Memphis International Airport, including discussion on being a hub, Delta, Southwest, FedEx, and the the concept of Memphis as "America's Aerotropolis.”

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