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Delta Air to buy stake in China Eastern Airlines

NEW YORK - Delta said it will pay $450 million to buy a stake in China Eastern Airlines as the Atlanta-based airline seeks to expand into China's fast-growing travel industry.The deal will give Delta a 3.55...
Frank Keenan

...during WWII and in the Korean Conflict. His love of aviation shaped his career. Frank was a commercial pilot for Eastern Airlines, and then became a test pilot for Northrup Aircraft. Continuing at Northrup, he became a marketing representative...
Curtis Whaley

...ended. He retired in 1975 from the U.S. Naval Reserve. Captain Curt Whaley flew the great silver fleet with Eastern Airlines for more than 33 years and was forced to retire early due to a cardiac condition. He was an avid golfer, traveler...
American Airlines fined for 2008 maintenance lapses

...planes and replacing them with more fuel-efficient ones.If upheld, the penalty against American would top the previous record of $9.5 million that the FAA levied against Eastern Airlines in 1987 for delaying required maintenance work.
Thurmond lies in state Capitol

...Strom Thurmond story. When Mrs. Biggers and another daughter were preteens, they took a free "First Flight" that Eastern Airlines ran between Columbia and Charlotte, N.C. On its return, there was a long delay after the plane pulled up to...
Stops on the road to history

...given back to the airport. The plaque was re-installed during a ceremony in 1997. In the early 1930s, Delta and Eastern airlines began providing service to Augusta. Work on paving the runways and building a new hangar on the future Daniel Village...
Metro | Augusta Regional Airport - Bush Field | Daniel Field
Voice of a frog made obscure advertising guy a prince

...The Budweiser ad makes a great calling card, but he has also worked on commercials for Michelob, McDonald's, Eastern Airlines and NBC. He recently created his own marketing firm -- but stayed in his hometown of Nashville to do it. His hometown...
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Dates of the Millennium - January 18

...federal crimes, overruling more than 150 trial judges who had struck down the guidelines. 1991 - financially strapped Eastern Airlines shut down after 62 years in business. 1994 - Retired Adm. Bobby Inman withdrew his nomination to be defense secretary...
Metro | Augusta State University | Paine College
Astronauts look back 30 years after historic lunar launch

...government time, Apollo 8 sails quietly into the history books. After retiring as an astronaut, Borman went on to run Eastern Airlines. Now 70, he owns an auto dealership in Las Cruces, 220 miles south of Albuquerque, and stays fit by working out...
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Northwest, pilots agree on deal

...The strike is the longest against a U.S. airline since 1989, when a machinists' strike led to the collapse of Eastern Airlines. Northwest has laid off about 28,300 non-striking employees since the strike began. "This has been a long...