News and notes from around the interweb:
- United’s final 747 flight has been scheduled. A few of you may want to get on it.
United’s livery of my youth. By Torsten Maiwald, GFDL 1.2, via Wikimedia Commons
- Which airlines pay pilots the most.
- Capacity growth and profit has slowed at Emirates but the airline isn’t ‘in trouble’
- Delta tweaks on-time metrics for corporate customer guarantee
- Why American won its anti-trust suit against Sabre. I do not like this ruling at all.
- Planes nobody wants. There hasn’t been an order for an A318 in nearly two years and that was a corporate jet. Boeing lists the 777-200ER for sale but hasn’t sold one since 2009…
- 100 year old film of the Red Baron
…preparing for a mission, as well as film of him putting on a flying suit prior to a flight in cold weather. If you look closely you will also see a brief glimpse of Hermann Goering.
The Baron was shot down on 21 April 1918 by Roy Brown of the Royal Navy Air Services, long before it was called the R.A.F.