This week’s featured link:
What Happened to Eastern Airlines Flight 980? – Outside
Here’s a good, long read about the crash of Eastern flight 980. It’s an unsolved accident, and these guys decided to go climb a mountain in Bolivia to try to figure out what happened. If you like happy or satisfying endings, then you might not want to read this. It’s really frustrating. But it’s an interesting read, that’s for sure.
Two for the road:
American opens up with story of cancelled Zodiac “Concept D” seat – Runway Girl Network
Here’s a great look at American’s forward/backward alternating business class seats that ran into manufacturer issues. American has stopped installing them, but they’ll remain on part of the fleet that’s already outfitted.
EDITORIAL: Look At Facts In Debate Over Long Beach Airport – Long Beach Gazette
Now that the consultant study has been released, the anti-airport crowd is going to start ramping up its fight against a customs facility in Long Beach. The problem is that the report makes it sound like it’s not such a bad idea. Local newspapers like this one have jumped on board the plan. Does that mean others will agree? Ooooh no. This is just going to get more interesting.