Thursday Jul 17
Prince George Citizen
American gets 20 years in prison, parole eligibility for hijacking jetliner to Cuba ...
An American who returned from Cuba decades after hijacking a jetliner to the communist island was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in U.S. prison but will be eligible for early release on parole, an acknowledgement by prosecutors of the years he spent behind bars in Cuba.
John Locke Foundation
Final US Airways 737-400 flights announced
On August 19 , and with it the withdrawal of the 737 from the US Airways fleet. There's a deep connection between Charlotte and the 737-400, the largest variant of the second-generation of the 737, as the launch customer for it was none other than Piedmont Airlines.
The Northern Miner
Ross Beaty to invest in Odin Mining
Fresh on the heels of his $470 million sale of Lumina Copper and its Taca Taca project in Argentina to First Quantum Metals earlier this month, Lumina's founder and largest shareholder, Ross Beaty, is making a multi-million dollar investment in Odin Mining and Exploration , a junior explorer with ground in Ecuador.
American's PSA regional carrier to grow as Envoy could shrink
American Airlines has no plans to combine its three regional airline subsidiaries into one even as the Fort Worth-based carrier is looking to other third-party regional operators to fly under the American Eagle brand.