Originally published on Mon October 7, 2013 4:02 pm
Japan Airlines is buying $9.5 billion worth of new jetliners from Airbus, placing its first-ever order with the European plane-maker for 31 A350s to replace the carrier's aging fleet of Boeing 777s.
The airline's president, Yoshiharu Ueki, said the order was unrelated to Boeing's problems with the 787, but the huge order is seen as a major coup for the Toulouse, France-based manufacturer at the expense of its American rival.
Life has been difficult this year for one of Wynwood’s most celebrated gallerists.
Nina Johnson, owner and operator of Gallery Diet, has been emotionally supporting her family through the worst of times.
In December of 2012, Nina’s brother, Timothy Johnson Jr., a pilot in his free time, was flying alone in a two engine Cessna that took off from Lantana Airport. The plane crashed shortly after takeoff.
His father, Tim Sr., watched the aircraft ascend, falter and go down.