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JORDAN: Hussein's New Light from America

The King chooses a lissome, Princeton-educated commoner It was an improbable match. He is 42, a thrice-married widower, world-weary and prematurely gray after...

Aviation: Squabble to Be First

Four phone calls were made from Washington last week to the presidents of the nation's four leading airlines. On the line was Najeeb Halaby, who heads the...

Business: Pan Am Picks a Copilot

The airline industry has been swept by a Jetstream of rumors for weeks that the Pan American World Airways board was locked in a bitter intramural fight over...

Liability: Epilogue to Disaster

On the morning of Dec. 16, 1960, a United Airlines DC-8 and a Trans World Airlines Super Constellation collided in the icy air over New York City. It was...

Aviation: Waiting at the Runway

For months the U.S. aviation industry has been waiting anxiously for May 1, the day on which FAA Administrator Najeeb Halaby was scheduled to announce the...

An Early Takeoff at Pan Am

The board forces Seawell to leave the afflicted airline When he took over from Najeeb Halaby as chairman and chief executive of Pan American World Airways...

People, Jun. 26, 1978

There were no parades on camelback and no banners across the winding Amman streets. The wedding of Jordan's King Hussein and Nur el Hussein (Light of Hussein),...

Business: Pan American: Carrier in Crisis

Running a huge corporation is not pure, unmitigated joy.—Najeeb Halaby FOR "Jeeb" Halaby, now finishing his second year as chief executive of Pan American...

AIRLINES: Pan Am Changes Pilots

None of us can have real job security unless we are part of a successful and growing business. Security, real security, can only come from convincing our...

Business: The Pilot-President

NAJEEB HALABY calls himself "a Lindbergh baby"—one of the countless youngsters who were so enthusiastic about Charles Lindbergh's flight to Paris in 1927 that...

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