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  1. EyeInTheSky

    1549 Airbus going to museum in Charlotte

    Hudson River jet to be housed in aviation museum after miraculous landing The US Airways jet that made a miracle landing on the Hudson River in New York is be housed in a museum. Officials with the Carolinas Aviation Museum have bought the damaged jet from the insurance company that owns it...
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    Small dog diverts US Airways flight

    I am laughing... the crew couldn't get a little dog under control? http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/10340/1108725-147.stm Small dog diverts big plane Monday, December 06, 2010 By Torsten Ove, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette A USAirways flight from Newark to Phoenix was diverted to Pittsburgh this...
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    US Airways Introduces $100 Million Bomb Fee

    Struggling US Airways Introduces $100 Million Bomb Fee January 18, 2010 | Issue 46•03 TEMPE, AZ—With holiday traffic down almost 4 percent compared to last year and business continuing to decline, US Airways announced Monday that it would allow VIP customers to bring bombs on board its...
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    US Changing mind about LGA terminal swap with Delta?

    I was asking LGA employees when the big move would be for the Delta/US terminal swap. A few employees stated they don't know the whole story, but have heard that US is trying to back out of the deal. Is it just the terminal part or does it mean slots too? Anybody know anything? Later, Eye
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    Sully in Parade Salary issue

    Read this and just go yuk http://www.parade.com/news/what-people-ear...s.html?index=11 Later, Eye
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    Sully lands $3 million book deal with Harper Collins

    Sully lands book deal with William Morrow Captain Chesley Sullenberger, the celebrated pilot of US Airways flight 1549, got an advance worth as much as $3 million from the HarperCollins imprint for two books. http://www.crainsnewyork.com/article/20090311/FREE/903119982 Good for him. Later, Eye
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    Sully big hit at Vanity Fair Oscar Party

    http://www.nypost.com/seven/02232009/gossi...fair_156567.htm Later, Eye
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    CHEERS! SULLY IN THE DRINK

    You knew this was coming -- didn't you? ;) Capt. Chesley Sullenberger is the toast of the town - literally. New Yorkers are downing a new drink (pictured) called "The Sully" - two shots of Grey Goose vodka and a splash of water http://www.nypost.com/seven/02162009/news/...rink_155430.htm...
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    AA jumpseater on 1549 tells her story

    http://aviationblog.dallasnews.com/archive...-about-her.html A must read. It's nice to read about the "airline family" helping each other. Later, Eye
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    Crew of 1549 to be part of Super Bowl ceremony

    The NFL just announced that the crew of US Airways 1549 will be part of the pre-game ceremonies. The crew will be on the field for a special event prior to kick off. Later, Eye
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    Steelers board US Airways 757 to Tampa

    This is cool http://kdka.com/video/?cid=9 Later, Eye
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    Sully in DCA

    This is funny http://www.tmz.com/2009/01/20/sully-gets-the-bird-in-d-c/ Later, Eye
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    Pittsburgh commuters beware of this airline?

    This is bizarre... Pittsburgh Flight Attendant Sues Airlines, Says She Was Told To Wear Provocative Clothing Karin Keegan Claims She Lost Income POSTED: 3:21 pm EST January 19, 2009 PITTSBURGH -- A flight attendant from Pittsburgh is suing JetBlue Airways and Delta Airlines, saying a male...
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    Sully's Today Show Appearance Canceled

    http://today.msnbc.msn.com/id/28688215/ "...Sullenberger had been scheduled to give his first public interview on Monday morning to NBC "Today" show host Matt Lauer, but the appearance was canceled Sunday at the request of the U.S. Airline Pilots Association. Stephen Bradford, president of...
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    Wow! NY Times Must Read

    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/18/nyregion/18plane.html?hp "...The account offered by the safety agency — based on interviews conducted Saturday with the plane’s crew — had numerous startling elements, not the least of which was the fact that Captain Sullenberger, who has been hailed by...
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    Pilot gave the shirt off his back to passenger

    Kudos to Jeff. SELFLESS CO-PILOT SPREADS WARMTH http://www.nypost.com/seven/01172009/news/...rmth_150583.htm (Footnote: Oh the irony! This is something US Airways East has done a lot of the last decade...I'll stop now because I better and don't want to ruin this beautiful moment) Later, Eye
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    Sully on Today Show Monday

    Flight 1549 pilot to sit down with Matt Lauer Interview will be his first since safely ditching US Airways jet in Hudson PRESS RELEASE updated 55 minutes ago NBC News' Matt Lauer will sit down live with Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger III, in his first interview since he piloted the crash...
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    Flight 1549 -- The Movie

    This is just for fun people.... B) You can bet Hollyweird is looking at making a movie on this. So, who would you cast? Here's my first casting draft... Captain Sully – Sean Connery First Officer Jeff -- Nicolas Cage Doreen -- Jean Smart Donna -- Annette Bening Sheila --...
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    Dateline NBC 1/16/08

    Tune in to NBC tonight at 10 p.m. ET for a special Dateline, "Miracle on the Hudson," where travel expert Peter Greenberg will join host Ann Curry, industry experts and survivors of Thursday's miraculous landing of US Airways flight 1549. Also, check MSNBC and CNBC throughout the day on this...
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    Marketing idea for NFL playoffs and Super Bowl

    I am sure I am not the only one who thought this, but all four of US Airways' NFL paint job planes (Steelers, Cardinals, Panthers and Eagles) are in the playoffs. Would be kind of cool to plan a flyover in Charlotte and Pittsburgh of the planes (NY Giants wouldn't appreciate the Eagles plane...