1. Return to JFK: Two decades after Austrian Airlines launched its original, but unsuccessful transatlantic service to New York–a joint operation with Sabena Belgian World Airways inaugurated on April 1, 1969 with a Boeing 707-320 registered OE-LBA that made an intermediate stop in Brussels-it returned to the US on March 26, 1989, this time with an Airbus A-310-300 sporting registration OE-LAA. The occasion not only introduced intercontinental service to its route system, but a widebody aircraft with its first three-class cabin configuration to its fleet. Unlike the previous attempt, this one proved successful, but signaled the beginning of another two

The Birth of the United States Post Office In early colonial times most correspondence took place between the colonists and England. The King’s authorities would read and scour all of the information and mail that was being sent. Correspondence between the colonies depended on trusted friends, merchants, or friendly Native Americans. Around 1639 Richard Fairbanks’ Tavern in Boston, Massachusetts was designated as the official repository of mail by The General Court of Massachusetts (appointed by the King). Using taverns as mail drops was common practice in England, and the colonists adopted this practice as well. Local authorities designated by town

An archetype is a “pattern or model from which all things of the same kind are copied or on which they are based.” (dictionary.com) Spatial archetypes are shapes that have been repeated throughout history. An archetype often bring about a psychological association. Much can be learned about a monument, city, piece of art, or just about any object based solely upon the spatial archetypes that are present in they specific item. Two cities that serve as perfect examples of spatial archetypes are New York City and Rome. “All roads lead to Rome,” is a classic and famous phrase. In ancient

Research and determination are the keys to success, whether you’re 25 or 65 When Wendell Hall was asked to relocate for the 13th time in 31 years, he realized how demanding and unfulfilling his corporate life had become. As a vice president of operations for General Motors Acceptance Corp., he oversaw lending activities among GM dealers throughout the Western U.S. The job required lots of travel and, at age 55, another transfer, this time from northern New Jersey to Detroit. “I wasn’t willing to do that again, so I left,” he says. Mr. Hall accepted an early retirement offer, then