Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos (Google eBook)
In this updated paperback edition of a "rich, readable, and authoritative" Fortune) book, Wall Street Journal reporter Petzinger tells the dramatic story of how a dozen men, including Robert Crandall of American Airlines, Frank Borman of Eastern, and Richard Ferris of United, battled for control of the world's airlines. 416 pp. Radio drive-time pubilcity. 20,000 print.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Review: Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into ChaosUser Review - Patrick - Goodreads
Great book with history of the airline industry. Good mix of pro-labor and anti-labor. As a child who grem up in the eighties, it was interesting to revisit what happened to all those companies. Read full review
Review: Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into ChaosUser Review - Scott - Goodreads
so fascinating, even though dated... incredible history lesson and as usual- it comes down to people. Read full review
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