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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Wed Aug 28, 2013 10:50 pm

Pretty short list for me:

Northwest
Continental
ASA
Messaba
Pinnacle (I know it probably doesn't count since they're still around as Endeavor Air, but I'm trying to fill out my list a little bit   )
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:00 am

ATA
Northwest
Mesaba
Freedom
AirTran if we're counting soon-to-be-defunct
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:13 am

Pan Am
TWA
Northwest
Metrojet - not sure if that counts as it was a subsidiary of US
Continental
America West
Olympic Airlines
Tyrolean - one of the best European regionals in my opinion
A330 man.
 
dc10bhx
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 8:50 am

Not that long a list for me:

Busy Bee (not seen this one on anyone else's list)
BMI
BEA
Eastern
Swissair
Continental
I'm lucky my job is my hobby
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 12:40 pm

My list:
Australian National Airlines (ANA) (the second one, taken over by Ansett)
Ansett Airlines
Airlines of NSW
Ansett Flying Boat Services
Ansett Mandated Airlines (Ansett MAL)
TAA
UTA
Buzz
Virgin Blue
Pacific Blue

Gemuser
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:50 pm

Eastern
PeoplExpress (or however they spelled it)
TWA
Allegheny (Not the Tempe based-company)
Northwest
Continental
Aloha
Ghosts appear and fade away.....................
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 2:58 pm

Aer Lingus Commuter
Air Belfast
America West
Bmi Baby
BMI British Midland
BWIA
Continental
Crossair
Gill Airways
GO
Guyana Airways
JAT Yugoslav Airlines
KTHY ( Cyprus Turkish Airlines )
My Travel Lite
Northwest
Olympic Airlines
Olympic Airways
Sabena
Trans Aer
Tyrolean
 
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727tiger
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 4:22 pm

Braniff International
Texas International
Eastern
Piedmont
Ozark
Air Illinois
Midway
TWA
Vanguard
 
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UltimateDelta
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:03 pm

Not too many for me, but a few:

TWA
Northwest
Continental
Midwest
Hapag-Lloyd Express
Midwest Airlines- 1984-2010
 
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727tiger
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Aug 29, 2013 7:16 pm

Quoting 727tiger (Reply 57):
Braniff International
Texas International
Eastern
Piedmont
Ozark
Air Illinois
Midway
TWA
Vanguard

I forgot:

Northwest
 
a321luke
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Fri Aug 30, 2013 10:32 am

AirTran
Champion Air
Continental
Frontier
Northwest
Planes, Trains, and Cars... Heaven :)
 
LXM83
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Fri Aug 30, 2013 1:14 pm

76 airlines (operators):

AB AeBal (DF)
Aeropostal (LV)
Air Adriatic (AHR)
Air Aruba (FQ)
Air Engiadina (RQ)
Air Luxor (LK)
Air Madrid (NM)
ALM (LM)
Aloha Airlines (AQ)
Ansett Australia (AN)
Avensa (VE)
Aviaco (AO)
Balair (BBB)
BalairCTA (BBB)
bmi British Midland (BD)
BMIbaby (WW)
British World Airlines (BWL)
Canadian Airlines International (CP)
Canadian Regional Airlines (CP)
China Northern Airlines (CJ)
China Xinhua Airlines (XW)
Cirrus Airlines (C9)
Clickair (XG)
Club Air (6P)
Coast Air (BX)
Contact Air (KI)
Crossair Europe (QE)
Dagestan Airlines (N2)
Dalavia (H8)
Dan-Air London (DA)
Delta Air Transport (SN)
Debonair (2G)
Deutsche BA (DI)
Flightline (B5)
Flybaboo (F7)
FlyGlobespan (Y2)
Hapag-Lloyd Express [Hapagfly] (X3)
Hello (FHE)
Hemus Air (DU)
Interstate Airlines (I4)
Island Helicopters (ISH)
Japan Air System (JD)
Jersey European Airways (JY)
Jetstream International Airlines (TF)
KD Avia (KD)
KLM uk (UK)
Kras Air (7B)
Kuban Airlines (GW)
Lagun Air (N7)
Lauda Air (NG)
LTU (LT)
Malev (MA)
Manx Airlines (JE)
Nationwide Airlines (CE)
Northwest Airlines (NW)
OLT (OL)
OLT Express (OL)
Pennsylvania Airlines (US)
Pulkovo Airlines (FV)
Reno Air (QQ)
Sabena (SN)
SAS Scandinavian Commuter (SK)
SkyEurope (NE/5P)
Skyways (JZ)
Spanair (JK)
Sterling Airways (NB)
Swissair (SR)
TEA Switzerland (TSW)
Tikal Jets (WU)
Trans World Airlines (TW)
Varig (RG)
Virgin Express (TV)
VLM Airlines (VG)
Volare Airlines (VA)
WindJet (IV)
XL Airways Germany (GXL)
 
dc10bhx
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Fri Aug 30, 2013 3:57 pm

Quoting dc10bhx (Reply 53):
Not that long a list for me:

Busy Bee (not seen this one on anyone else's list)
BMI
BEA
Eastern
Swissair
Continental

Two that I forgot (prompted by others):-

BMI Baby
Jersey European
I'm lucky my job is my hobby
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Fri Aug 30, 2013 9:19 pm

Pan Am
Varig
ALM - Antillean Airlines
Mexicana
Braathens S.A.F.E
Busy Bee
Sterling Airways
Transwede
Scanair
Spanair
Sabena
SN Brussels Airlines
 
icarus75
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sat Aug 31, 2013 8:05 am

Continental
Air Inter
Aeromaritime (UTA subsidiary)
Minerve
Air Charter International
Flying is amazing!
 
Viajero
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sat Aug 31, 2013 2:44 pm

AirTran (soon)
Aladia
Alma de Mexico
America West
ATA
Atlantic Coast Airlines
Atlantic Southeast Airlines
Aviacsa
Azteca
Britt Airways
Chicago Express
Comair
Continental
MarkAir
Mesaba
Mexicana
Mexicana Click
Mexicana Link
Midwest
Northwest
Piedmont (1)
PLUNA
Presidential Airways
Skyway
Trans World
Vanguard
 
FlyboyOz
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 01, 2013 7:31 am

Ansett Australia
Eastwest Airlines (took over by Ansett Australia)
Australian Airlines (took over by Qantas)
Canadian Airlines (took over by Air Canada)
Virgin Blue (changed to be Virgin Australia)
Japan Asia Airlines (became Japan Airlines)... that's what I think so...
The Spirit of AustraliAN - Longreach
 
n729pa
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:28 am

Pan Am x 5
Olympic Airways x 6
Eastern Airlines x 1
British Midland x 6

Nothing against Eastern, but I miss the other three not being about.
 
sierra3tango
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Tue Sep 03, 2013 10:22 am

BEA
BOAC
Cambrian
North East (UK)
BIA
BUA
Court Line
KLM (UK)
Dan Air
British Midland / BMI
BA Connect
British Caledonian
Laker
British World
British Air Ferries
Sabena
Swissair
Olympic
East African
Pan American
TWA
Continental
BWIA


plus an airline in Nigeria which I can't remember the name of!
 
YQBexYHZBGM
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Tue Sep 03, 2013 8:37 pm

Eastern
Eastern Provincial
Air Nova
Canadian / Canadian Pacific / CP Air
America West
Continental
Northwest / Northwest Orient
New York Air
Piedmont
Empire
 
YVRLTN
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 08, 2013 1:21 am

British Airtours
British Island Airways
BWIA (now Caribbean A/L)
JMC Air
BMI British Midland
GB Airways (opf BA)
EUjet
Zoom Airlines
VLM Airlines
Continental Airlines
Hola Airlines
Airtours International
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deltadawg
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 08, 2013 5:39 am

Continental (not really sure if I would count this one)
Midway
ATA
ValuJet
Eastern - the last day of service in fact
Western
Sabena
Royal Caledonian
Air Florida
AirTran - possibly in the near future
Northwest
GO Dawgs, Sic' em, woof woof woof
 
bananaboy
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 08, 2013 7:00 am

Far fewer than many...

Dan Air 727, 1-11.
British Airtours L1011
British Island Airways MD-83
Caledonian Airways A320, L1011
Peach Air 737-200, L1011
Atlantic Coast Airlines / United Express Jetstream 41
European Air Charter 737-200
Britannia Airways 757-200, 767-200, 767-300
British Midland / bmi 737-500, A319, A320, A321
Continental 777
Ted A320
Astraeus 757-200

Not sure who the actual operator was but flew the Travelcity Direct 747-300 between Gatwick and Hurghada.



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deltadawg
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 08, 2013 3:33 pm

Quoting deltadawg (Reply 71):
Continental (not really sure if I would count this one)
Midway
ATA
ValuJet
Eastern - the last day of service in fact
Western
Sabena
Royal Caledonian
Air Florida
AirTran - possibly in the near future
Northwest

Forgot a couple since it was late when I posted:
Piedmont
PanAm
Song
Mexicana
Allegheny
America West
Great Plains
Comair
People Express
Midwest Air & Express
TWA
Braniff
Air Atlanta
Big Sky
MGM
Morris Air
Kiwi Airlines
Independence AIr
Southern Airways
SkyBus - drove 120 miles to Chattanooga to try them and got a $35 r/t fare to Burbank but had to carry bags in CMH
GO Dawgs, Sic' em, woof woof woof
 
rwy04lga
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 08, 2013 11:46 pm

Trans-Canada
Eastern
Pan American
National
BOAC
BEA
TWA
Continental
Northwest
Comair
Seaplane Shuttle Transport
Ansett Australia
Just accept that some days, you're the pigeon, and other days the statue
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Mon Sep 09, 2013 12:12 am

Quoting rwy04lga (Reply 74):
Trans-Canada

Trans-Canada Air Lines isn't defunct. The change to Air Canada in 1965 was only a name change.
 
thegoldenargosy
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:50 am

Air Midwest
Atlantic Southeast Airlines
bmi
Comair
Continental Airlines
Mesaba Airlines
Midwest Airlines
Northwest Airlines
Pinnacle Airlines
Trans World Airlines
 
madmouse
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Mon Sep 09, 2013 7:25 pm

Hmm not much in my case

Olympic Airlines.
Batavia Air
Air Holland
Mandala
 
Type-Rated
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:11 am

Wow, 72 replies before anyone said they flew SO, Southern Airways.
Fly North Central Airlines..The route of the Northliners!
 
Azure
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Tue Sep 10, 2013 10:21 am

Air Afrique

UTA
Air Inter
AOM
Swissair
Balair
Clickair
Sabena

Piedmont
Continental
Northwest

The two I miss most are UTA for their service, and Air Inter for their WB (A300s) on French domestic routes !
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Tue Sep 10, 2013 2:00 pm

Quoting bananaboy (Reply 72):
Not sure who the actual operator was but flew the Travelcity Direct 747-300

That would have been Air Atlanta Icelandic

Quoting bananaboy (Reply 72):
European Air Charter
Quoting RyanairGuru (Reply 34):
European Aviation Charter

   they were definitely an obscure one!
Worked Hard, Flew Right
 
KWI
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Wed Sep 11, 2013 10:51 am

Sabena
Swissair
Olympic Airlines
 
TwoSixLeft
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:05 pm

I have a short list, but with the way the industry goes, I imagine it will get much longer.

Northwest
ATA/American Trans Air
Comair
(Soon to include AirTran, arguably)
NX37602. "Well, the airplane seems to be fairly successful."
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Fri Sep 13, 2013 2:51 am

Eastern, Continental, TWA, Panam, Ansett Australia, Midway, Canadian
 
BritishB747
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Fri Sep 13, 2013 12:19 pm

Air 2000 - B752
Britannia - B752
British Midland - A319
FlyGlobespan - B736, B738
Flying Colours - B752
LTE - B752
Spanair - MD-83
AT5 AT7 AB6 319 320 321 333 33V 343 346 AR8 733 734 736 73G 738 744 752 753 763 77E 77W 788 BET CR7 D10 D38 DHT DH4 E70 E75 E90 F70 J41 M83 S20 SF3
 
MX757
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sat Sep 14, 2013 9:33 am

America West
ATA
Continental
Flying Tigers
Mesaba
Northwest
Ryan International
SunJet International
TWA
ValuJet
Is it broke...? Yeah I'll fix it.
 
CXfirst
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sat Sep 14, 2013 10:15 am

Ansett Australia
Braathens S.A.F.E

List is not very long.

Don't know if Skywest (Australia) counts. It has been bought by Virgin Australia, rebranded into Virgin Australia Regional Airlines (code VA instead of XR). Some jets are still in Skywest livery, but they are in the process of being repainted into VA.

-CXfirst
 
Delta777Jet
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 15, 2013 10:42 am

Here is my list:

Reno Air (MD81/MD-87)
LTU (B-757/B-763/L1011-1)
LTS (B-757)
Olympic Airways (B-734)
Olympic Aviation (ATR-42)
Air Belgium (B-734)
FlyFTI (A-320)
Hapag Lloyd (B-734/A-310)
Aero Lloyd (A-320)
Malev (Q400)
Lauda Air (CR2, B-763)
TWA (B-717,B-722,MD-81,MD-83,B-757,B-762,B-763,L1011,B-741)
TWE (E-145)
America West (A-320)
Aloha (B-73G)
Northwest (A-320)
Continental Airlines (B-737-G/800/900, B-757-200/300, B-767-200/400, B-777-200)
Swissair (Fokker 100, A-310, MD-81)
Crossair (Avro 100)
British Midland (B-734, A-320)
Contact Air (Fokker 100)
Balkan Airlines (TU-154)
Spanair/Aebal (B-717, MD-81)
I still miss Trans World Airlines and the L-1011
 
CIDFlyer
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 15, 2013 4:31 pm

Mississippi Valley
Northwest
Eastern
Continental
Ozark
 
Thenoflyzone
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 15, 2013 8:34 pm

Jetsgo (MD83)
Armenian Airlines (IL-86)
Malev (B737)
British Mediterranean (A320)

Thenoflyzone

[Edited 2013-09-15 13:37:03]
us Air Traffic Controllers have a good record, we haven't left one up there yet !!
 
SUPER63DL
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 15, 2013 9:20 pm

Continental
PSA
Pan Am
Aloha
TWA
ATA
Eastern
Hughes Airwest
Mexicana
Western
  
 
B747forever
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Sun Sep 22, 2013 10:22 pm

Quoting B747forever (Reply 39):
Just three airlines:

City Airline
Continental
Spanair

Forgot to add Pacific Wings to the list. Flew on them from HNL-OGG just two days before they ended their Island operations.
Work Hard, Fly Right
 
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Sep 26, 2013 5:35 pm

Aerocontinente (Peru)
America West Airlines
ATA Airlines
Continental Airlines
LAN Peru (before it became a subsidiary of LAN Airlines)
Northwest Airlines
Martinair
USAir
As of Dec 2019 I've flown 457,440 miles on 270 flights on 54 airplane types with 60 airlines traveling thru 104 airports. I've visited 60 countries.
http://cronkflies.com
 
andz
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RE: How Many Defunct Airlines Have You Flown?

Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:38 pm

Northeast
BCAL
BEA
Swissair
Fiitestar
Sun Air
Air Rhodesia
USAir
Northwest
British Midland

I see a few references to Comair, they are the BA franchisee in South Africa. (I know it's not the same airline).
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