sushka
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Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 12:33 pm

What are some companies that share the same name with airlines?
I came up with a few:

United Furniture
United Fence Co.
United Van Lines
Delta faucets
American pencils
Continental Tires
Continental Engines

What else is there?
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Superfly
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 2:11 pm

Delta Dental
Tran Transgender Recources
Midwest Bioethics Center
American Motors Corporation
Horizon Music Inc.
Northwest University
Virgin Mobile
LOT Oriel - Laser, Optik, Messtechnik
Bring back the Concorde
 
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:25 pm

United Van Lines immediately came to my mind when I saw the topic, but Sushka already mentioned it.

Several companies share the name "Adria" with Slovenia's Adria Airways, including this Slovenian trailer, mobile home, and RV company:



(Company website: http://www.adria-mobil.si)

Of course, Adria refers to the Adriatic Sea -- that's why most companies with using the name can be found in countries with Adriatic coastlines. In fact, there was even another airline that used "Adria" in its name: Croatian-based Pan Adria (well before the breakup of Yugoslavia):


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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:34 pm

And here's America West Archives:

http://www.americawestarchives.com/
 
Cathay Pacific
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 3:42 pm

There used to be a Cathay hotel/cinema in Hong Kong.
cathay pacific, now you're really flying
 
L-188
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 5:32 pm

Well you had

Western Airlines
Western Electric
Alaska Airlines
Alaska Van Lines
Lyndon Air Cargo
Lyndon Van Lines
Lyndon hovercraft
Frontier Airlines
Frontier Flying Service (unrelated)
Frontier Printing
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JetService
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Fri Dec 12, 2003 7:30 pm

In one of my rare moments of airline geekness some years ago, I had made a hockey league for our table hockey game out of airlines...

AMERICAN CONFERENCE

Eastern Division
New York
Burlington

Midwest Division
Chicago
Wisconsin
Allegheny

Southern Division
Florida
Miami

NATIONAL CONFERENCE

Western Division
California
Hawaii

Southwest Division
Reno
Texas

Northwest Division
Alaska
Ozark

I know Ozark is out of region, but we were ripe for realignment. Big grin
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sushka
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Tue Dec 16, 2003 6:55 am

How could we all forget American Eagle?  Smile

any more?
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quebecair727
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Tue Dec 16, 2003 9:01 am

In the Montreal area is an air conditionning company called Quebecair.
 
JetService
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Tue Dec 16, 2003 10:48 am

Isn't there a Chautauqua casino?
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fly727
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Tue Dec 16, 2003 11:13 am

Allegro Airlines:

Allegro Resorts.
Allegra (presciption medicine for allergies)

RM  Smile
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sushka
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Tue Dec 16, 2003 9:35 pm

I just found Sibir refridgerators.  Smile
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sushka
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RE: Companies With Airline Names

Tue Dec 16, 2003 10:10 pm

And all of the public transportation in Utah is by a company called UTA
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