"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.
Across the pond: Eager for growth, Northwest expands international service, especially to European cities.
Jul. 20--Northwest Airlines is making it easier for travelers to fly to Europe this year -- though Twin Cities travelers will have to connect through another city first. Fresh from...
Mesaba, which becomes a wholly-owned subsidiary, operates a fleet of 50 regional aircraft under the Northwest Airlink banner.
The new American Airlines Group Inc. is continuing to tweak its schedule as it looks ahead to combining US Airways and American, which will be Philadelphia's dominant airline