This week’s featured link
95 Years of Historic Firsts at CLE – AirportsHistory.org
One of my favorite website-finds of the year is back with a look at the surprisingly important history of Cleveland’s airport. Enjoy the distraction from the dumpster-fire that is everything else these days.
Two for the road
Newark Airport’s Terminal 1 Starts Spreading Its Wings – Engineering News-Record
Remember Newark Terminal A? If not, you’re lucky. We’ve all been trying to forget it. But now, the replacement Terminal 1 is rapidly coming together. Here’s a closer look at it.
Austria’s Lauda to close, be replaced with new Maltese unit – ch-aviation
Lauda is dead. Long live Lauda! Ryanair has been very unhappy with how the Austrian government regulates companies. Specifically, it requires anyone employed by the airline’s Lauda subsidiary to pay Austrian taxes regardless of where they work. For that reason, Ryanair is shutting down Lauda and launching Lauda Europe instead. The difference? Lauda Europe is based in Malta and people can pay taxes in their home countries that way.