Category Archive: Airline of the Month

Allegheny Airlines – OPShots.net Featured Airline

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Allegheny Airlines (IATA: AL, ICAO: ALO, Call sign: ALLEGHENY) operated out of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, from 1952 to 1979. It was a forerunner of today’s US Airways with headquarters at Washington National Airport in Arlington County, Virginia. Allegheny Airlines began as All American Aviation Company providing mail delivery and passenger operations starting on 7 …

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Spirit Airlines – Airline of the Month – OPShots.net

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Company Beginnings The company was founded in 1964 as Clippert Trucking Company, a Michigan corporation, and in 1974 changed its name to Ground Air Transfer, Inc. In 1983, the company started doing business as Charter One, a Detroit-based charter tour operator providing travel packages to entertainment destinations such as Atlantic City, Las Vegas and the …

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Skybus Airlines – Airline of the Month – OPShots.net

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Skybus Airlines   Original images of a livery design described by some as “psychedelic” emerged on the internet, but since then the all orange design displaying the butterfly logo on the tail made its appearance on the Columbus tarmac. This design was not the standard livery for all Skybus aircraft, however, as its airplanes were …

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Ozark Air Lines – Airline of the Month – OPShots.net

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Ozark Air Lines Operated in the United States from 1950 until 1986, when it was purchased by Trans World Airlines. A second, smaller airline by that same name operated in 2000-2001. The Ozark from 1950 until 1986 had its headquarters at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport in St. Louis County, Missouri. History Ozark Air Lines’ origins …

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