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Old TWA Sign Still Up In MSY Concourse C  
User currently offlineRJpieces From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 8080 times:

I was travelling through MSY a few months ago, and noticed that there was still an old TWA sign up at the far end of Concourse C. It was near the American Airlines gates, but it looked like these particular gates were no longer used.

I recently came across this video:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ydfsPlNIMw0

If you start at 2:40 in this video (of TWA's last 727 flight), you can see the sign that is still there. It is behind the gate desk, to the left of the printer. It says "Security Notice" and lists a whole bunch of regulations. Very 1990s! That small silver sign was the only remnants that I saw of TWA there.

Do any other airports have similar TWA remnants, besides the obvious TWA Terminal at JFK?

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User currently offlineCWAFlyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 657 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 7849 times:

I'm surprised Mark Abels didn't personally go rip that sign down. Rumor has it, he ordered all of the memorabilia stored in the basement at KCAC destroyed.

User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3235 posts, RR: 9
Reply 2, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 7819 times:



Quoting RJpieces (Thread starter):
Do any other airports have similar TWA remnants, besides the obvious TWA Terminal at JFK?

If you go to the curbside portion of Concourse G, Level 1 at MIA, there are still signs directing passengers to the old TWA counters on Level 2.


User currently offlineGrain From United States of America, joined Sep 2008, 88 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 7387 times:

down here in RSW. WN has the old TWA break room. ill have to take a picture of the sign. its still on the wall, just has a WN sticker over it.

User currently offlineSnn2003 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 298 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 17 hours ago) and read 6005 times:

Back when Fly-I still existed I flew them into PWM. The gate they used was the old TWA gate and it still have the carry-on baggage sticker from the 90's.
SNN



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User currently offlineRJpieces From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 16 hours ago) and read 5628 times:



Quoting CWAFlyer (Reply 1):
I'm surprised Mark Abels didn't personally go rip that sign down. Rumor has it, he ordered all of the memorabilia stored in the basement at KCAC destroyed.

Could you explain more about this?

Quoting OB1504 (Reply 2):
If you go to the curbside portion of Concourse G, Level 1 at MIA, there are still signs directing passengers to the old TWA counters on Level 2.

Interesting! I'll have to check this out next time I am at MIA! My last TWA flight was MIA-JFK in August 2001...Sigh.

How long did TWA operate out of Concourse G for?

Quoting Grain (Reply 3):
ill have to take a picture of the sign

Please do!


User currently offlineGoaliemn From United States of America, joined Sep 2005, 463 posts, RR: 3
Reply 6, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 15 hours ago) and read 5433 times:



Quoting OB1504 (Reply 2):
If you go to the curbside portion of Concourse G, Level 1 at MIA, there are still signs directing passengers to the old TWA counters on Level 2.

I saw that when I left MIA last year. Plus the sign for their club is inside just past security as well.


User currently offlinePlanespotting From United States of America, joined Apr 2004, 3512 posts, RR: 5
Reply 7, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 10 hours ago) and read 4675 times:

I believe the airport in Ottumwa, Iowa, still has a Braniff ticket counter sign somewhere in the terminal, though it's no longer used (the terminal and the sign ... ha ha).


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User currently offlineCAMPBELL From United States of America, joined Apr 2007, 27 posts, RR: 0
Reply 8, posted (4 years 5 months 2 weeks 4 days 7 hours ago) and read 4483 times:

While boarding a flight at Lambert this year, I noticed the Eastern Airlines logo on the Jetway console. Eastern had a large operation at St Louis for many years.

User currently offlineRJpieces From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 4189 times:



Quoting Goaliemn (Reply 6):
Plus the sign for their club is inside just past security as well.

What occupies the space where the club used to be?


User currently offlineOB1504 From United States of America, joined Jul 2004, 3235 posts, RR: 9
Reply 10, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3879 times:



Quoting RJpieces (Reply 5):
How long did TWA operate out of Concourse G for?

Forever. They were there since the terminal opened in 1959 up until their final TW-coded flight in 2002.

Quoting Goaliemn (Reply 6):
I saw that when I left MIA last year. Plus the sign for their club is inside just past security as well.

They had a club at MIA? Where was it?


User currently offlineLuckyone From United States of America, joined Aug 2008, 2130 posts, RR: 0
Reply 11, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3872 times:

MSY baggage claim and check-in also has Air France signage as well.

User currently offlineChrisair From United States of America, joined Sep 2000, 2001 posts, RR: 3
Reply 12, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 12 hours ago) and read 3863 times:

At SFO in T1, there's a sign on the door for gate 28 or 29 that says TWA, but someone took a black sharpie and blacked out the letters.

USAirways uses that gate now.


User currently offlineCWAFlyer From United States of America, joined Mar 2005, 657 posts, RR: 1
Reply 13, posted (4 years 5 months 1 week 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3741 times:



Quoting RJpieces (Reply 5):
Could you explain more about this?

Mark Abels was a TWA VP (of corporate communications I think) prior them being bought by AA. There were oodles of stuff in the basement of KCAC that he ordered destroyed. I'm not really sure if he didn't want it to end up in American's hands or why exactly.


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