jetjeanes
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Airlines With The Most Mergers

Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:11 am

I was just looking at all the airlines Us air has absorbed over the years there was, Orginally Allegheny

Mohawk
Lake Central airlines
Piedmont
Psa
America West
Trump Shuttle
Metrojet??

Does anyone know who in the states has the most aquistions ?
i can see for 80 miles
 
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Wed Jan 30, 2008 5:24 am



Quoting JetJeanes (Thread starter):
America West

Technically America West bought US Airways and kept the US name, since it was more national in scope.

Quoting JetJeanes (Thread starter):
Metrojet??

Metrojet was US' attempt at a vacationer oriented LCC like Song, TED, and such.
 
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ADent
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:03 am

United includes:
- National Air Transport
- Pacific Air Transport
- Boeing Air Transport
- Varney Air Lines
- Capital Airlines
- Pan American Airways'
----Pacific Division
----Latin American operations
----London routes
 
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Wed Jan 30, 2008 7:49 am

AC has quite a few in you put it's CP history into play ....

Air BC
Air Nova
Air Ontario
Canadian
Canadian Pacific
Pacific Western
Wardair
Time Air
Nord Air
Air Altantic
Calm Air
Inter Canadian
Canadian North
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Fri Feb 01, 2008 11:34 pm



Quoting ACDC8 (Reply 3):
Air BC
Air Nova
Air Ontario

I think that's AC Jazz. AC and ACJ are all owned by ACE Aviation.

Quoting JetJeanes (Thread starter):
Allegheny

Mohawk
Lake Central airlines
Piedmont
Psa
America West
Trump Shuttle
Metrojet??

Does anyone know who in the states has the most aquistions ?

I agree, US Airways had the most mergers and buyouts

and still going strong!!!!

Remember how US almost bought DL  Smile
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Sat Feb 02, 2008 1:59 am



Quoting ACDC8 (Reply 3):
AC has quite a few in you put it's CP history into play ....

Air BC
Air Nova
Air Ontario
Canadian
Canadian Pacific
Pacific Western
Wardair
Time Air
Nord Air
Air Altantic
Calm Air
Inter Canadian
Canadian North

You're missing Eastern Provincial Airways, the regional carrier and 737 operator based in YHZ that was purchased by CP Air in the mid-1980s. You could also add Canadian Airlines' regional carrier Ontario Express that operated quite a few BAe Jetstream 31s on shorthaul routes from YYZ, mostly to points in Ontario.

And Canadian Pacific Air Lines itself was the result of the merger of 10 small western Canadian airlines in 1942. Several of the other airlines mentioned were also involved in their own earlier mergers, e.g. PWA bought YWG-based Transair in 1972, and later acquired YVR-based B.C. Airlines.
 
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Sat Feb 02, 2008 2:25 am

I never did understand the details, but didn't AC take over Roots Air, just to close it?
 
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Sun Feb 10, 2008 2:32 pm

American has had a few also:
AirCal
Reno
Trans-Caribbean
Pan American's Caribbean Service in part in 1975
TWA
Simmons - For the Eagle
Business Express - For the Eagle
 
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RE: Airlines With The Most Mergers

Mon Feb 11, 2008 3:51 am

Tracing the family tree of Northwest Airlines:

West Coast, Pacific, & Bonanza merged to become Air West. Howard Hughes company bought the airline and it became Hughes Air West.

Southern & North Central merged to become Republic, later taking on Hughes Air West.

Republic was bought out by Northwest.
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