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Since the U. S. Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, Looking back to Boston – Volume 4

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Soon after the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 was signed, commercial flight operations (especially those of U.S. domestic airlines) began to change. New companies operating large and small airliners popped up, older, established companies went bankrupt and ceased operations, and many less profitable companies merged with others for financial considerations. The major U.S. airlines adopted the hub-and-spoke system of connecting flights, searching for a profit.

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Since the U. S. Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, Looking back to Boston – Volume 3

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Soon after the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 was signed, commercial flight operations (especially those of U.S. domestic airlines) began to change. New companies operating large and small airliners popped up, older, established companies went bankrupt and ceased operations, and many less profitable companies merged with others for financial considerations. The major U.S. airlines adopted the hub-and-spoke system of connecting flights, searching for a profit.

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The Boston Logan International Airport, Massachusetts' largest and busiest, bucked the trend a bit. As busy as it was, it did not become a hub for a major airline...Read More

Since the U. S. Airline Deregulation Act of 1978, Looking back to Boston – Volume 1

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Soon after the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978 was signed, commercial flight operations (especially those of U.S. domestic airlines) began to change. New companies operating large and small airliners popped up, older, established companies went bankrupt and ceased operations, and many less profitable companies merged with others for financial considerations. The major U.S. airlines adopted the hub-and-spoke system of connecting flights, searching for a profit.

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The Boston Logan International Airport, Massachusetts' largest and busiest, bucked the trend a bit. As busy as it was, it did not become a hub for a major airline...Read More

KBOS – July 26, 2016

By: Category: AirlinesAirports Around the WorldSpotting

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Before departing on a late afternoon flight from the Boston Logan International Airport to Chicago's O'Hare International Airport (and later a drive up to the 2016 EAA Airventure Oshkosh show) I spent a few hours at the gate watching the Logan arrivals and departures during a normally busy three hour window. Many international arrivals from Europe and Canada made their way onto a pair of runways... 33 Left and 27... which isn't a common combination during the summer, as winds are usually out of the south or east, not the north or northwest. Saab 340 turboprops are still common in the Northeast, ever since Bar Harbor Airlines and Business Express introduced their early versions in the 1990s. Two Canadian Airlines operate Q-400 turboprops on a regular basis too...Read More