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January 10, 2014 in Business
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Engineless American Airlines jets sit parked at the airport in Roswell, N.M., last month. Airlines are on the largest jet buying spree in the history of aviation, with the old planes being sent to the desert before becoming spare parts and scrap metal.

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American Airlines Capt. Paul Wannberg, left, and First Officer Robert Popp prepare a Boeing 757 jet for takeoff in Grapevine, Texas, last month.

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Parts are removed from a retired American Airlines’ jet engine in Roswell, N.M., last month.