In the antique era, Pompeii was a flourishing harbor town in Southern Italy. There was always construction work going on, and the town spread itself quickly at the foot of Vesuvius. When the volcano erupted in 79 AD, the town was buried under the...
Each airline has only a limited number of airplanes available, and the few available air lanes are put up for auction. But usually the most suitable airplane has just been sent to New York when the perfect route to Tokyo comes up.