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User currently offlineCarnivalair From United States of America, joined Jun 1999, 17 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1887 times:

Why is it that when an airline goes bankrupt it seems as if it disappears from the phase of the earth. If you conduct an Internet search for airlines such as Carnival Airlines, Air South, Kiwi, Pan am, and Eastern it is almost (not to say impossible) to find their route maps, seat maps, timetables as well as general (but specific) information. DO you know of any site that has these airlines and other defunct airlines memorabilia? I would like to start a defunct airline homepage, but I really need to find the timetables, route maps, and seat maps (as well as all other information) on the airlines above and all other defunct. Can you please help me?

Thank you for your help and time
You friend,
Carnival Air

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User currently offlineRogueTrader From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 1821 times:

e*bay has a LOT of this kind of stuff. In fact, there are sub-categories for the major airlines, including defunct major airlines.

If you go there, just type in, for instance 'Pan Am' in the general search space...



User currently offlineLindy field From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 3148 posts, RR: 13
Reply 2, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 7 hours ago) and read 1802 times:
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You should have a look at AirNikon's webages of defunct airlines, which feature many of his photographs. In addition to that, I've seen some good sites for PSA and Air Cal. I think the PSA site is iflypsa.com.

User currently offlineNDSchu777 From United States of America, joined Oct 2001, 419 posts, RR: 3
Reply 3, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 6 hours ago) and read 1786 times:

a good example of a defunct airline website that i know of is http://www.jetpiedmont.com. it is dedicated to piedmont airlines which usair took over in 1989. it's got lots of pictures, route maps, etc. hope you enjoy it!


User currently offlineIMissPiedmont From United States of America, joined May 2001, 6470 posts, RR: 31
Reply 4, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 6 days 3 hours ago) and read 1749 times:

NDSchu777. For some reason I'm partial to that one as well. I wonder why?

I am glad I was around to fly before de-regulation.
User currently offlineCarnival air From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1697 times:

Got any other defunct airline sites or route maps?
Thanks NDSchu777 for the site!
Carnival Air

User currently offlineNBC News1 From UK - England, joined May 2001, 324 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1694 times:

And What exactly is Air Nikon's web address?

User currently offlineLoneStarMike From United States of America, joined Jul 2000, 4028 posts, RR: 31
Reply 7, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1684 times:

Here are the ones I know about, some of them already mentioned.

Trans Texas/Texas International


Braniff International







Frontier Airlines


National Airlines


Ozark Airlines


(For some reason the main page for the above site doesn't have links to the other pages, but if you click on the above link and scroll to the bottom, there are links to other pages of that website, like Ozark in the 70's, 60's, etc.)


User currently offlineFATFlyer From United States of America, joined May 2001, 5919 posts, RR: 27
Reply 8, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 4 hours ago) and read 1672 times:

Here are a couple of sites you might want to look at about the past.

Airline History

Aeromoe - Historical fleet info on individual aircraft by carrier

Airline Timetables - sale and trade of memoribilia like timetables and route maps.

AirTimes - another collector site

More Collectibles

How about napkins?

Luggage Labels?

And some sites on some oldies.
The original National

The original Pan Am

And Eastern

"Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness." - Mark Twain
User currently offlineDarrell From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 236 posts, RR: 0
Reply 9, posted (13 years 5 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 1648 times:

for a list of defuct airlines, visit http://members.aol.com/airnikon/lategate.htm
for a listinq of route maps, visit http://www.geocities.com/av8rbdl/fly.html and click on "paqe 2"

those who have no vices have very few virtues
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