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Bugger Off DOJ, Allow the American Airlines-US Airways Merger

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, the U.S. Department of Justice, several states and the District of Columbia have filed litigation to stop the proposed merger between American Airlines and US Airways. Almost no one saw this coming so late in the process, especially since other major airlines have successfully merged recently, including Delta-Northwest, United-Continental and Southwest-AirTran.…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines MD-80 (Super 80)

It’s time for another Vintage Airline Seat Map and I’ve selected a Continental Airlines MD-80 (Super 80) seen flying the skies in 1987. According to, Continental had about 42 in its fleet and the version appearing below offered 16 seats in first class and 130 in coach. Sitting up front is always fun on…

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Vintage Airline Seat Map: Continental Airlines DC-10-30 (Domestic-South Pacific)

I’ve got DC-10s on my mind this week having posted a video on Tuesday showing a “floater†landing by a United DC-10 at LAX years ago. And I’m jealous of a fellow #avgeek who’s flying a KLM MD-11 on Sunday. So… here’s a Continental Airlines DC-10-30 for this installment of Vintage Airline Seat Maps. I…

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