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Southern Airways Operated: 1949-1979 Cause & result of demise: Merged with North Central Airlines to become Republic Airlines. Interesting fact: Southern Airways billed itself as the “Route of the Aristocrats.” and used the slogan “Nobody’s Second Class on Southern” in its television commercials. It was famous for its promotional shot glasses: for a time, a differently designed shot glass was issued each year. Original Southern shot glasses are valued by collectors of the airline’s…

- Photo taken at Charlotte - Douglas International (Municipal / Morris Field) (CLT / KCLT) in North Carolina, USA in May,

Boeing 737–200 with Continental's 1968–1991 "meatball" logo and airplane livery designed by Saul Bass  This is what the planes looked like when I was hired by Continental in 1987

Boeing with Continental's "meatball" logo and airplane livery designed by Saul Bass This is what the planes looked like when I was hired by Continental in 1987

SilverJet

Eastern Airlines, based in Miami, Fl operated from A mechanics strike was the first in a series of events to cause the airline to go out of business.

Interesting Defunct United States Airlines  Hughes Airways

Interesting Defunct United States Airlines Hughes Airways (it was merged with Republic Airlines and eventually became part of Delta) Not defunct!

45836 Douglas Eastern Air Lines Atlanta Hartsfield Airport

Western Airlines, Boeing 720B

LAX March, 1976 Same vantage point, two photos, one just landing, the other taking off.

Continental Airlines N20205 Boeing 737-130 aircraft picture

Continental Airlines, Boeing at Newark (KEWR) May 1987

Hughes Airwest (Republic Airlines) DC-9-31, Palm Springs CA, 1980. This was taken during the first day or two of Republic Airlines after the merger with Hughes Air West showing both titles. -- Ellis M. Chernoff (Airliners.net)

Hughes Airwest (Republic Airlines) DC-9-31, Palm Springs CA, 1980. This was taken during the first day or two of Republic Airlines after the merger with Hughes Air West showing both titles. -- Ellis M. Chernoff (Airliners.net)

N93142  Boeing 720 Western Airlines Date	17 November 1971 Photo by Christian Volpati

Boeing 720 Western Airlines Date 17 November 1971 Photo by Christian Volpati

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