TZTriStar500 From United States of America, joined Jan 2004, 1526 posts, RR: 8
Reply 1, posted (8 years 2 months 1 week 2 days 9 hours ago) and read 1594 times:
I don't think this was an actual flight or a mistype. From looking at the last schedule (12/12/84 & 1/15/85) when PT flew to CHS there was no nonstop from TPA to CHS. However, there was a 1-stop via JAX and it was PT 1038 which left at 7:20p and arrived at 10:10p. PT 1036 only ran from MIA-APF-TPA and ended.
This is as accurate as I can tell from my PT schedule collection, but I can add that this time period was very turbulent for PBA. They got grounded in 11/84 then had a crash in 12/84 and also filed bankruptcy thereafter so there was, I am sure, a lot of schedule changes that did not show up in their paper schedule. Also, the 2/1/85 schedule shows no service to CHS as it was dropped after bankruptcy along with a few other cities.
35 years of American Trans Air/ATA Airlines, 1973-2008. A great little airline that will not be soon forgotten.