STT757 From United States of America, joined Mar 2000, 17442 posts, RR: 49 Posted (7 years 8 months 1 day 21 hours ago) and read 2094 times:
I have a lot of respect for what he and his co workers were able to accomplish with FL, going from the Valuejet tragedy to a new airline with a new fleet of aircraft. He did a great job building Airtran airways into one of the leading LCCs in the US.
PW100 From Netherlands, joined Jan 2002, 3030 posts, RR: 17
Reply 1, posted (7 years 8 months 1 day 5 hours ago) and read 1959 times:
Interesting reading. Thanks for posting!
Seems they should go into the aircraft leasing & trading business . . . :
Quoting Joe Leonard: In 2003, a low point for aircraft sales, Airtran moved again, ordering up to 100 new 737s. "We got a really good deal," Leonard says. "We know it because today, we are selling airplanes at a substantial profit".
Immigration officer: "What's the purpose of your visit to the USA?" Spotter: "Shooting airliners with my Canon!"