Re: Detection of clear air turbulence, safety, and old airlines

From: (RD Rick)
Organization: Netcom
Date:         05 Aug 96 04:21:20 
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In <airliners.1996.1491@ohare.Chicago.COM> Michael Page
<> writes:

>Returning to the original posting, the difference may be here that
>QANTAS has been around for a long time and flown a lot of miles.
>It recently celebrated its *75th* anniversary.

America West, with up to 100 short/medium range planes has probably
logged as many flights in its ten years as Qantas has in 75. (But not
as many miles, granted.)

Coincidentally, Mexicana Airlines celebrated its 75th anniversary this
month.  It is the second oldest airline in North America.