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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:19 pm



Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 48):
Really ? IIRC they can't have more than 4 or 5 flights per day out of MIA at best. Does that qualify as "major player" ?

They are the largest foreign carrier in Miami, IIRC they are #6 total at Miami.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:31 pm

Funny to read the nay sayers - hey nobody is suggesting EA bring back union strife and a business unit that has been plundered by a 80's corporate raider. Look, if you had enough funding to start an airline - and by that what would it be $500 million - but - if you had the money - why not buy the name recognition? Especially if you have the look and feel as the old EA but you aren't the old EA.

Back in the day - EA was what US is today - reputation and service wise, anyway- about the same. Let US keep that part. Start a young new hip airline - but - give it instant recognition.

Let the comedians rip - I can hear it now jokes about a 17 year wait for a flight. Geez you thought 4 hours on the ramp was bad. But, that will be free ad time.


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Sun Nov 18, 2007 11:48 pm



Quoting MD90fan (Reply 50):
They are the largest foreign carrier in Miami, IIRC they are #6 total at Miami.

Really, bigger than LA? I saw 5 of their 767s at once parked at Concourse J a few days ago.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 12:02 am



Quoting JGPH1A (Reply 48):
Really ? IIRC they can't have more than 4 or 5 flights per day out of MIA at best. Does that qualify as "major player" ?

They are one of the biggest airlines at MIA in terms of passengers, carrying more than UA or NW. They have six daily flights to five cities, including two widebody services, and on top of that their subsidiary SAM is planning to start two daily flights to Miami next year, plus during peak travel they operate as many as eight flights when they add additional flights to BOG and MDE. In terms of international airlines, they are a major player. They are on track to carrying over 600,000 passenger from MIA this year. Only AA, CO, DL, US carried more (though if you combine the four LAN airlines, they are #4).
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:37 am



Quoting 7E72004 (Reply 49):
WHile there may not be many successes of using old airline names, there are some

Uhh... maybe I won't say it... ehh what the heck...

*cough*panam*cough*

Even though the actuall airline is pathetic... but I don't want to turn this into... another one of those threads!!!
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 2:36 am

Here's my favorite "new Eastern" livery idea...

http://cardatabase.net/modifiedairli...earch/photo_search.php?id=00006452

While I loved the original Eastern bare medal livery, I think this one would be nice for a restarted company.

I'd love to work for them again, but in today's environment I'll believe it when i see it.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 2:46 am



Quoting FlyPIJets (Reply 51):
Funny to read the nay sayers

Yeah, there really shouldn't be opposition to a new airline from an enthusiast's point of view. Bad memories may exist, but hey, the only connection here is the name/colors. For some of us in the under-30 category, Eastern is a part of aviation history and the name alone can evoke nostalgic feelings and remind us of what aviation used to be. It would be hard to beat a retro-themed EA, and I think flying boats and rigid airships are out of the question, so I'm all for it.
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Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:02 am



Quoting Jetdeltamsy (Reply 55):
While I loved the original Eastern bare medal livery, I think this one would be nice for a restarted company.

I disagree. I think it looks way too much like a barcode. The hockeystick is timeless.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:21 am

Although a resurrected Eastern Airlines would be great for aviation enthusiast, it is a bad business decision. At launch, oil would probably have exceeded $100 a barrel.

[Edited 2007-11-18 19:23:37]
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:32 am



Quoting Uajetblast1 (Reply 58):
Although a resurrected Eastern Airlines would be great for aviation enthusiast, it is a bad business decision. At launch, oil would probably have exceeded $100 a barrel.

Doesn't every other airline in the world have to deal with that?
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:33 am

No offense, but the bar code scheme looks worse than Spirit's new livery  Wow!
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:40 am

WHat about this one? Even though it reminds me of the United one, it is a good modernized version  Big grin

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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:40 am

Uh...doesn't Continental own the trademark? Why would they sell it to a startup competitor?
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:49 am



Quoting Wjcandee (Reply 62):
Uh...doesn't Continental own the trademark? Why would they sell it to a startup competitor?

I'm pretty sure they don't own the trademark, but even if they did, why wouldn't the sell it? Is not selling the trademark going to stop the airline from operating? No.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:58 am

I recall reading somewhere that it is someone other than Continental that owns the trademark. My computer is acting up so i cannot do a search of the trademark office site.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:58 am

Lorenzo transferred considerable amount of Eastern's assets, excluding the name of Eastern, to Continental. When Eastern ceased operations, the logo and name rights belonged to the estate of Eastern. I suppose the group in Miami acquired Eastern's name and logo rights through bankruptcy court.

[Edited 2007-11-18 20:09:37]
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:03 am

And if it puts some more money into CO's coffers...
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:14 am

A group of investors that want to invest in an airline! How cute! I hope they have a better better business plan than just picking a nostalgic name.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:14 am

I still can't find who owns it specifically, but here are some good articles from the past...talking about going back in time  Smile

http://www.highbeam.com/Search.aspx?q=eastern+airlines+bankruptcy
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:21 am



Quoting PavlovsDog (Reply 32):
Are they going to be unionized?

I don't care, as long as someone like Charlie Bryan isn't involved.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:38 am

I hope to hell if Eastern is reborn, they are are more inbued with integity than the old Eastern. I dealt with Eastern four times in the 60's and got screwed and lied to all four times. The only other airline I have found which is as screwy and untruthful is Egypt Air.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:45 am

Eastern Airlines (the domestic portion, at least) has already been resurrected...it's called AirTran.  Smile.

I assume that was Joe Leonard's goal all along.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:50 am

Quoting BlueheronNC (Reply 72):
it's called AirTran

actually, ValuJet is called AirTran. Leonard carried over his "Eastern" passion to ValuJet and then ValuJet to AirTran.

[Edited 2007-11-18 20:56:15]
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 4:57 am



Quoting AirframeAS (Reply 41):
When EA was around, I wanted to fly on them and hoped that one day I would. My sister was fortunate enough to fly them to Disneyworld 1989 shortly before EA went defunct. But then again, I was only a kid. I remember being jealous.....

My first ever flight, aged 2 or 3, was aboard an EA L1011 in F on ATL-LAX. My Dad was burning EA FF miles as his company switched to DL primarily.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn W

Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:10 am



Quoting Comorin (Reply 17):
Think the ghosts from EA 401 will be back?

I think your joke was lost on everyone here......LOL


I would love to see EA return.

Uh, Frank Lorenzo I believe is oficially barred from the airline industry. I actually met him once. We will never hear from him again. Are there sufficient facilities available for a new EA?

Some of you seem to have some strong emotions over this. The new incarnation would have nothing to do with the old one for goodness sakes. The past is dead and gone.

Of course many people remember the old Eastern Airlines. 20 years ago is not really that long ago in the great scheme of things. But in this day and age, it would just be a curiousity.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 5:44 am

It truely would be a riot to see them flying again. I still wonder what paint scheme they'll roll out with, if they ever roll out again...
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 7:27 am

Hate to say this, but the Eastern name does not stir up any great reputation. Eastern had service problems dating back to the early 50's. While former employees still extol virtues, their service was not on a par with Delta or for that matter, American, United, TWA, Continental, etc. Fortunately, on the East Coast, they had National to compare themselves to, and before the Delta merger, Northeast. Let the Eastern name rest. The Hockey Stick scheme still looks good, I will admit that, but if I would rather see the original Golden Falcon, like on the Electra or DC-7B scheme - FLY EASTERN AIR LINES AIRBUS A-319's. Can you see it? I am sure someone will come up with it. Remember Borat flew an Eastern Electra to the US. They took stock footage film and turned it (mirror image) around so that the English letters looked cyrillic. But careful examination shows that it says Fly Eastern Air Lines Prop-Jet Electra.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:46 pm

Actually, I did some digging not too long ago at the US Trademark and Patent office website, the Eastern Airlines name/logo is owned by someone who also owns a large portion of a huge Bahamanian resort - so I wouldnt be a bit surprised if there is at least a nugget of truth buried in this story somewhere.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:50 pm



Quoting Dispatchguy (Reply 77):
Actually, I did some digging not too long ago at the US Trademark and Patent office website, the Eastern Airlines name/logo is owned by someone who also owns a large portion of a huge Bahamanian resort - so I wouldnt be a bit surprised if there is at least a nugget of truth buried in this story somewhere.

Sounds like a perfect reason to start a charter service to said resort.

As to the memories of Eastern, all mine are bad. My mom used to fly on them (not with them) ABQ -- TUS. They were ALWAYS late. Like for 24 mos in a row....and always more than one hour. (as I recall, the flight wen MCI -- ABQ -- TUS, but do'nt quote me on that, I'm not sure).

But -- as to the new Eastern -- I like the old logo. But I'll be interested to see (if it happens) hwat the biz plan and service plan is like.

Till then, I'll stick to CO.

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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 1:53 pm

My first flight was on EAL

EAL 693 / 25 MAR 78, IND-ATL

So Eastern is sort of in my blood, and why I went into the airline biz at all, so if they were to come back, and pay homage to the past (hockey stick, whisperjets, those 70s seat patterns), I would be all for it  Smile
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Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:06 pm

Grounded, by Aaron Bernstein contains the facts regarding the demise of Peter Uberroth's proposal. Bernstein states Uberroth was able to extract 1 billion in concessions from the 28,000 employees. This was virtually the same thing that Lorenzo was attempting to impose on the striking employees. Lorenzo was responsible for the collapse of this and any other potentially viable option because HE refused to have a trustee imposed. His only policy from day one was scorched earth if he was unsuccessful in breaking the unions. Judge Burton Lifland did nothing to hinder Lorenzo rape, pillage and plunder Eastern.
I have no use for unions, but the work conditions imposed on the employees left no option. You had to be there to completely understand what was being done to us.
I would wish any "New Eastern" the best of luck and hope they succeed. I just loath the thought of them being relegated to the same fate as Pan Am.

[Edited 2007-11-19 07:11:29]
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 3:12 pm



Quoting N318EA (Reply 80):
I just loath the thought of them being relegated to the same fate as Pan Am.

I don't think it would (at least as soon) since the new EA would not be flying gas guzzling A300's and 727's. Also, Pan Am 2 went head to head with the majors on JFK-MIA, JFK-LAX, etc., which wasn't a great business move with such large aircraft and limited frequencies.

All I know is that I would be inclined to fly the new EA from an historical standpoint. My first flight ever was on EA (December 1979 MSY-HOU on a 727) and I had my 8th birthday party on an EA 727 at a gate at MSY. So, while not the original airline, the EA name still brings back fond memories for me.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 8:11 pm



Quoting MCIGuy (Reply 2):
That would be cool. I always thought of their livery as AA only with better colors.
I'm not holding my breath though (ahem, Brannif, ahem).

I catch your drift!!! LOL  Big grin
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 10:05 pm



Quoting September11 (Reply 72):

actually, ValuJet is called AirTran. Leonard carried over his "Eastern" passion to ValuJet and then ValuJet to AirTran.

Joe Leonard was never with Valujet. He was brought onboard at AirTran in January of 1999, several years after the Valujet-AirTran merger.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:29 pm

Got it ... I must be thinking of another Eastern official ... 17 years ago is long time ago ... Anyone know who is on Eastern's start-up management team? ... one of them could be Joe Leonard? It'd be interesting to see if he wants to run Eastern again.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Mon Nov 19, 2007 11:47 pm



Quoting 7E72004 (Reply 49):
Using old airline names "has never worked?" WHat about Frontier? Midway? (even though they are not around, they had a pretty good run) WHile there may not be many successes of using old airline names, there are some

Ok you got me on Frontier, but Midway is gone. I just think it is best to start off with a brand new idea, and part of that idea should be a new name not an old one.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:47 am

Although a resurrected Eastern Airlines would be great for aviation enthusiast, it is a bad business decision. At launch, oil would probably have exceeded $100 a barrel.

(Reply 59)
Doesn't every other airline in the world have to deal with that?


So why add to the list of financially strapped airlines???????

[Edited 2007-11-19 17:50:33]
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Tue Nov 20, 2007 1:55 am



Quoting OB1504 (Reply 59):
Quoting Uajetblast1 (Reply 58):
Although a resurrected Eastern Airlines would be great for aviation enthusiast, it is a bad business decision. At launch, oil would probably have exceeded $100 a barrel.

Doesn't every other airline in the world have to deal with that?

So why add to the list of financially strapped airlines???????
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Tue Nov 20, 2007 2:11 am

WHat about Nretsae airlines?? *lol*  Big grin
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:23 am

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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:31 am

If they did get started, where do you think they would be based out of, where would they fly to? Not to many range issues with the 319.
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:50 am

I think they would/should start somewhere that is not so much in the northeast or even east coast for that matter. The east coast is so saturated with airlines that it is a "cluster f*ck."
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 12:59 am



Quoting 7E72004 (Reply 89):

I like that as well. Very sharp.
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:15 am

Am I the only person wondering whether a new Eastern would be a member of OnePass again?
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 2:25 am

I think there would be a .01% chance of Eastern being part of OnePass. WHile it has been about 17 or so years since the original Eastern went defunct...i think by putting them with OnePass would unecessarily awaken old feelings of the past employees. Plus, i think any new Eastern would want to try and differentiate itself from the old one..but i do like some of the renditions of the eastern planes  Big grin
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 4:55 am



Quoting RW170 (Reply 92):
I like that as well. Very sharp.

I like it as well. THe old livery was rather dull and boring IMO compared to this one...
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 6:13 am



Quoting Avek00 (Reply 93):
Am I the only person wondering whether a new Eastern would be a member of OnePass again?

Oooh...I hope so. My OnePass card still has the EA logo on the back of it  Smile And...here's the scary part....all of my 17,500 OnePass miles (permanent) were earned with EA. Let's just say they've been sittin a while and haven't flown CO. (About to change at the end of the month...)
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Fri Nov 30, 2007 7:37 pm



Quoting 7E72004 (Reply 94):
Plus, i think any new Eastern would want to try and differentiate itself from the old one..but i do like some of the renditions of the eastern planes

If you think they should differentiate themselves from the old Eastern, then why call themselves Eastern at all?
 
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn With A319s

Sat Dec 01, 2007 2:33 am

I am not saying differentiate completely...obviously, i think that keeping the hockey stick logo, etc...would be nice...but i think that it would be wise to try and have a "new" airline that doesn't do the exact same things that the old EA did.  Smile
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RE: Report/Rumor: Eastern Air Lines To Be Reborn W

Sat Dec 01, 2007 3:34 am



Quoting Dispatchguy (Reply 77):
Actually, I did some digging not too long ago at the US Trademark and Patent office website, the Eastern Airlines name/logo is owned by someone who also owns a large portion of a huge Bahamanian resort - so I wouldnt be a bit surprised if there is at least a nugget of truth buried in this story somewhere.

Is that "huge Bahamian resort" named "Atlantis", by some chance? I checked the USPTO website, and the Eastern Airlines trademark is no longer owned by Kerzner International (the parent company of the Atlantis resort). So maybe it was sold to a buyer who wants to restart Eastern...
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