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Privileged college students watching the world in chaos lay foundation for American air power

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Marc Wortman entertained guests during the 2014 George W. Jalonick III and Dorothy Cockrell Jalonick Memorial Distinguished Lecture Series hosted at the University of Texas at Dallas’ McDermott Library on July 12. he author

Qatar Airways announces Hang My Hat contest

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WASHINGTON – In honor of Qatar Airways’ newest destination, Dallas/Fort Worth, the airline has introduced the “Hang My Hat” social media contest. The contest which will run through Sept. 1 offers the Grand Prize Winner two tickets

Spirit Airlines hugs the haters, giving away one billion miles

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MIRAMAR, Fla. – Delays, fees and legroom generate a lot of negative feelings and social media buzz about airlines. Who doesn’t have an epic tale of flying hassles and pain? Spirit Airlines gets it and

Boeing forecasts 20-year demand for 36,770 new airplanes valued at $5.2 trillion

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LONDON – Boeing projects a demand for 36,770 new airplanes over the next 20 years, an increase of 4.2 percent from last year’s forecast. The company recently released its annual Current Market Outlook (CMO) in London,

DOD plans to deliver F-35’s 5th gen capability at 4th gen cost by 2019

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Washington D.C — The Department of Defense announced an agreement July 10 aimed at reducing the price of an F-35 Lightning II 5th generation fighter to the equivalent of today’s 4th generation fighters by

DFW International Airport offers Facilitation services for travelers entering U.S. 

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Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has expanded and launched more new services for international travelers and is the only U.S. airport that offers Automated Passport Control© (APC) with automated passport processing for eligible international

British Airways requiring electronics to be powered up in order to travel

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Terrorists are always looking for new ways to do their dirty work. The latest plan, apparently, is to disguise bombs as cell phones, lap tops or other electronic devices. Although no such bombs have been found

American Airlines breaks ground on Robert W. Baker Integrated Operations Center

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FORT WORTH, Texas – American Airlines officially broke ground on the Robert W. Baker Integrated Operations Center(IOC) in Fort Worth on July 8. Earlier this year, American announced plans to consolidate the current American Airlines operations

Boeing grant helping museum enhance STEM programs   

Boeing grant helping museum enhance STEM programs  

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  With the help of a $50,000 grant from The Boeing Company, Dallas’s Frontiers of Flight Museum has plans to expand its classes and programs emphasizing Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). Their new education

World’s smallest jet makes stop in Dallas   

World’s smallest jet makes stop in Dallas  

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It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It is a plane – the world’s smallest jet – the BD-5J FLS Microjet was on static display at Frontiers of Flight Museum May 10-11. The precursor of this tiny jet