The recent trend of airline consolidation has taken away the large variety of airlines we’ve grown accustomed to seeing over the years. We take a look back at some of the more notable start-up airlines and how they’ve shaped today’s airline industry.
Happy Birthday to the late Swissair! Austrian Airlines resumes international service, an Arrow Air DC-10 drops some engine parts, Comair pilots launch an 89-day strike, and more…
Adorned with cupcakes and a supersized image of Little Debbie herself, Little Debbie 1 is AirTran’s newest theme jet, painted to honor the 50th anniversary of Little Debbie Snacks.
Our daily digest of what’s been going on around the industry. A boy and his grandfather end up in a destination slightly different than they expected, Airbus’ A330F makes its maiden flight, LOT Poland unveils a wild 80th Anniversary scheme, yet another mouse-grounding at JFK and more.
AirTran’s third and final logojet is unveiled…this time for the Indianapolis Colts! In days of planes being painted in “economic white”, how refreshing it is to see some actual color on aircraft!
Our good friends at Airliners Gallery have come across AirTran’s next special scheme, one of their Boeing 717-200s for the Baltimore Ravens. This is number two in a series of what will be three NFL logojets.
AirTran’s 717-200 N891AT is all black and red for the Atlanta Falcons.