|Quoting WROORD (Reply 2):|
|Quoting Wingtips56 (Reply 4):|
Have they said if they plan to bring back the hockey stick livery or go with something fresh?
|Quoting catiii (Reply 3):|
In any event, good luck to them. They seem overly and unrealistically optimistic about the Eastern brand in the article.
|Quoting moose135 (Reply 7):|
Their web site is full of old Eastern imagery
|Quoting FlyingSicilian (Reply 14):|
"Eastern Air Lines was one of the "Big Four" airlines (along with United, Delta and American that dominated the passenger airline business in the United States for nearly 50 years. It started flying officially as Eastern from 1930 (after its predecessor company was founded in 1927) and operated until 1991, when it ceased operations during the first Gulf War."
What about PanAm and TWA? Or do they omit those because they were more international?
|Quoting WROORD (Reply 2):|
if you want to start a cool airline do what Virgin America did and get new ones
|Quoting captainstefan (Reply 17):|
Quoting Rbgso (Reply 15):
The old Eastern probably owned some of them.
Indeed there was one retired in 2013 that bore the registration N401EA...
|Quoting Boeing778X (Reply 20):|
At $20m a piece, not hugely expensive, mind you. Same tooling as the MD-80.
|Quoting L1011 (Reply 26):|
If they could buy a new engine for the DC-7B that is parked in Charlotte, maybe they could begin service with that o
|Quoting shortstack81 (Reply 8):|
the captain gave each of us wings. I think my mother still has the wings somewhere, I'll have to ask her. Kids don't get to do that now!
|Quoting bobnwa (Reply 24):|
The article mentions that PA was once the largest airline in the US; I do not believe this to be true
|Quoting PMUA787 (Reply 1):|
With the way things are going with a certain SE Asian airline some 737-800's may come available.
|Quoting Viscount724 (Reply 19):|
But Eastern wasn't the original operator. That aircraft was originally delivered to Allegheny Airlines in 1975 as N920VJ. Sold to Eastern in 1978.
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