Monthly Archive: May 2011

Ozark Air Lines – Airline of the Month – OPShots.net

Ozark Airlines DC-9 KCLE Observation deck. Photographer: Douglas Condon - OPShots.net

Ozark Air Lines Operated in the United States from 1950 until 1986, when it was purchased by Trans World Airlines. A second, smaller airline by that same name operated in 2000-2001. The Ozark from 1950 until 1986 had its headquarters at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis County, Missouri. History Ozark Air Lines’ origins …

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LAN Airlines Order Doubles Boeing 767 Bookings | AVIATION WEEK

A LAN 767-300 departs Miami in 2010.  Photo: Ed Jones - OPShots.net

LAN Airlines’ order of five Boeing 767-300ERs doubles Boeing’s count for the civilian version of the twin-engine jet this year and helped boost the company’s total net orders through May 17 to 127. Boeing now has taken 13 767 orders in 2011, 10 more than in all of 2010. But four of this year’s orders …

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TSA employee should have screened self, sneaks aboard JetBlue flight – OPShots.net

This JetBlue A320 pictured at Fort Lauderdale is the same aircraft that a TSA screener helped himself to an employee jumpseat aboard.  Photo: Andrew Thon - OPShots.net

Thirty year old Carlos Rodriguez, a screener for the TSA at New York’s JFK airport, apparently believed his space-available buddy pass from a JetBlue friend entitled him to a carte-blanche ride on an employee jump-seat during a flight to Santo Domingo last Saturday, May 14th. Approximately forty-five minutes into flight 819,  a scheduled service from …

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$1 Billion Redevelopment Project at Houston’s Bush Intercontinental Airport to Begin – United Continental Holdings

An overview of Houston Intercontinental, with the B concourse visible behind the winglet.  Photo: Chuck Slusarczyk Jr. - OPShots.net

Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston Airport System in partnership with United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced that construction on the first phase of the $1 billion redevelopment project at Bush Intercontinental Airport will begin by the end of the year. Phase one of the three-phase project will create a new Terminal B …

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