In Flight Flick 'Sully,' Venable Partner Sees Another Hanks on Screen

, The Am Law Daily


Venable partner James Hanks Jr. was a passenger on US Airway Flight 1549, which crash-landed in New York's Hudson River almost seven years ago. The incident is the subject of a new movie out Friday called "Sully," starring Tom Hanks as pilot Chesley Sullenberger. The two Hanks' are not related, but do share some things in common.

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  • Doug C

    US Airways was not acquired by American. US Airways "bought" AA out of bankruptcy and kept the AA name. Previously America West Airlines did the same with US Airways and kept the US Air name. The flights call sign "Cactus" was originally the America West call sign. Doug Parker, AA CEO, was America West CEO

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