"President Cox and I had dialogues in Japan about the flight," said Perl, who received the Order of the Rising Sun - the second-highest honor the Japanese emperor bestows on a warrior or civilian - this summer in a ceremony at The Peabody.
"It would be a breakthrough in further establishing the region as a centerpiece for trade in Asia as well as supporting investment in this region," Perl said.
"We are stirred by the potential of Dreamliner taking off from our World Runway."
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"We've got our fingers and toes crossed."
President of the Memphis-Shelby County Airport Authority
Memphis officials are courting Air France for a potential nonstop flight to Paris.
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Mesaba, which becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary, operates a fleet of 50 regional aircraft under the Northwest Airlink banner.
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