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What' Midwest Express Airlines' Call-sign? (why?)  
User currently offlineBobcat From United States of America, joined Jun 2007, 0 posts, RR: 0
Posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1800 times:

What' Midwest Express Airlines' call-sign? (why?)

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User currently offlineTom in NO From United States of America, joined Nov 1999, 7194 posts, RR: 32
Reply 1, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 1779 times:

It's "MidEx", a contraction of the names.

Tom in NO (at MSY)

"The criminal ineptitude makes you furious"-Bruce Springsteen, after seeing firsthand the damage from Hurricane Katrina
User currently offlineTekelbery From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks 1 hour ago) and read 1767 times:

It's YX. Dunno why..

User currently offlineSkyway1 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1728 times:

Yep it's MidEx but don't know why. Maybe TT737FO(DC-9CAPT) can shed some some more light on this subject. Skyway's call sign is "Skyex", but who knows why.

Chris  Smile  Smile

User currently offlineDripstick From Canada, joined Dec 2001, 2364 posts, RR: 21
Reply 4, posted (12 years 4 months 2 weeks ago) and read 1719 times:

Yes, just like Federal Express is FedEx, a short form of the two words...simple.

What's another word for thesaurus?
User currently offlineJjbiv From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1226 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (12 years 4 months 1 week 6 days 22 hours ago) and read 1697 times:

FedEx is actually a DBA/brand name. Federal Express is still the certificate holder and official company name, so I suppose you could view it as a similar contraction. However, before the "name change," FedEx flights used "Express" on the radio.


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