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Memphis’ Graceland may remove Elvis Presley’s old airplanes – Mail Online

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For 30 years, tourists have paid money to get a look at two aeroplanes once owned by Elvis Presley at Graceland in Memphis. But by April of next year, the planes named Lisa Marie and Hound Dog II could be gone. Elvis Presley Enterprises, which operates Graceland, has notified the planes’ owners that they should …

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Allegheny Airlines – OPShots.net Featured Airline

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Allegheny Airlines (IATA: AL, ICAO: ALO, Call sign: ALLEGHENY) operated out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, from 1952 to 1979. It was a forerunner of today’s US Airways with headquarters at Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia. Allegheny Airlines began as All American Aviation Company providing mail delivery and passenger operations starting on 7 …

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Biman Bangledesh retires the DC-10 in favor of the 777 | Airchive

Biman Bangladesh B777-3E9(ER) S2-AHM taxis a few days prior to delivery as part of Biman Bangladesh's fleet modernization.  Photo: Andre Nordheim – OPShots Contributor

  BIRMINGHAM UK, February 20 Airchive – The final scheduled commercial DC-10 flight landed on Thursday February 20th, 2014, ending a forty plus year run of scheduled passenger service around the world. The first scheduled DC-10 flight took place on August 5, 1971, on an American Airlines round trip between Los Angeles and Chicago. The …

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End of an era as Qantas retires the 737 classic | Australian Aviation Magazine

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Qantas has operated its last 737-400 revenue flight, marking the end of scheduled Boeing 737-300/-400 ‘classic’ passenger services in Australia. Qantas 737-476 VH-TJS Jabiru operated the final service, QF819 from Canberra to Melbourne, on Sunday afternoon, the 48 minute flight departing at 17:23 and touching down 48 minutes later at 18:11. An Airservices ARFF monitor …

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