Gulfstream International Airlines

Image - Gulfstream International Airlines In 1988, founded by Thomas L. Cooper, Gulfstream operates initially as an "on-demand" charter airline serving South Florida, Cuba, and the Bahamas. In 1990 Gulfstream is granted a permit to operate scheduled flights into six additional destinations in the Bahama Islands. In 2003, service begins to Governor's Harbor, George Town, and Cat Island in the Bahamas, and Jacksonville...

Great Lakes Aviation

Image - Great Lakes Aviation In 1977, Great Lakes Aviation traces its success back to April 15th with the creation of Spirit Lake Airways. Found by Doug Voss and Ivan Simpson in Spirit Lake, Iowa, the company offered flight instruction, charter service, and aircraft maintenance. In 1979, Great Lakes Aviation officially incorporated on October 25th; the Company name change reflected its expansion in the...

Delta Air Lines, Inc.

Image - Delta Air Lines, Inc. Delta Air Lines is the world’s largest airline. From its hubs in Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. Paul, New York-JFK, Salt Lake City, Amsterdam and Tokyo-Narita, Delta, its Northwest subsidiary and Delta Connection carriers offer service to 368 destinations in 66 countries and serve more than 170 million passengers each year. Delta’s marketing alliances...

Continental Airlines

Image - Continental Airlines Continental Airlines was founded over 70 years ago by Walter T. Varney and his partner Louis Mueller as Varney Speed Lines. On July 15, 1934, Continental’s first flight was flown by its precursor Varney Speed Lines on a 530-mile route from Pueblo, Colorado to El Paso, Texas with stops in Las Vegas, Santa Fe and Albuquerque, New Mexico. That same year, Varney ceded control to...

CommutAir

Image - CommutAir CommutAir’s route system has grown from five cities in New York State to routes spanning the entire Northeastern U.S. – over 25 cities in 9 states. Its principal operating centers are Newark, New Jersey and Cleveland, Ohio. CommutAir was founded in 1989 by Antony von Elbe, John Sullivan and Jim Drollette as a "USAirways Express" feeder using Beech 1900 aircraft. The airline...

Colgan Air, Inc.

Image - Colgan Air, Inc. Colgan Air operates as Continental Connection, United Express and US Airways Express, offering daily scheduled service more than 350 daily flights to 53 cities in 15 states & Canada. Colgan Air provides world-class customer service to its passengers and offers exciting opportunities for employment. Pinnacle Airlines Corp., a publicly traded holding company, is the parent...

Chelan Airways

Image - Chelan Airways Chelan Airways has been providing Lake Chelan air transportation and flightseeing tours since 1945. They offer direct flights through West Isle Air to Stehekin in approximately 30 minutes and specialize in extended scenic flights high over the North Cascades Mountains and Glaciers. Their terminal features a comfortable lounge area for passengers. Juice, Soda, and Bottled...

Republic Airways

Image - Republic Airways Republic Airways Holdings, based in Indianapolis, Indiana, is an airline holding company that owns Chautauqua Airlines, Republic Airlines and Shuttle America. Republic Airways strives to be the premier solutions provider of regional jet capacity to a diverse group of network airlines. They work closely with their partners to provide low cost high quality regional jet capacity...

Cape Air

Image - Cape Air Their goal is to get you where you want to be as quickly and easily as possible. Since their first flight between Boston and Provincetown in 1989, Cape Air has provided year-round service to some of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Shortly after that first flight, they expanded their service across southern New England to Hyannis, Nantucket, New Bedford, Martha's...

Atlantic Southeast Airlines

Image - Atlantic Southeast Airlines Atlantic Southeast Airlines was founded in 1979 in Atlanta, Ga., by three determined entrepreneurs who dreamed of providing convenient, safe and frequent air transportation between outlying destinations and Atlanta. From its first flight – aboard a 19-passenger Twin Otter between Columbus, Ga., and Atlanta – to today, ASA has enjoyed tremendous fortune, growth and success. In...

Allegiant Air

Image - Allegiant Air From America's favorite small cities to world-class destinations, Allegiant Air makes leisure travel affordable and convenient. With low-low fares, nonstop, all-jet service and premier travel partners, Allegiant Air provides a complete travel experience with great value and without all the hassle. Allegiant Air was founded in 1997 and is certificated by the U.S. Department of...

Alaska Airlines

Image - Alaska Airlines For more than 75 years, Alaska Airlines and its people have been guided through thick and thin by a shared commitment to integrity, caring, resourcefulness, professionalism and spirit. Especially spirit - an Alaskan spirit, born in the land the airline is named after - a place where "can-do" and "neighbor-helping-neighbor" are facts of life. In the process, Alaska has grown...

AirTran Airways

Image - AirTran Airways AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings (NYSE: AAI), is a low-fare airline designed for business travelers, offering Business class, new planes with XM Satellite Radio and EasyFit Overhead Bins, assigned seats, and their accommodating frequent flier program A+ Rewards. AirTran Airways' mix of low fares and an affordable Business Class with excellent customer service...

Mesa Air Group, Inc

Image - Mesa Air Group, Inc Founded by Larry Risley in 1982, Mesa Air Shuttle began scheduled service between Farmington, NM and Albuquerque, NM using a nine passenger Piper Chieftan aircraft. Mr. Risley, an aircraft mechanic by trade, mortgaged his house and Fixed Base Operation business to start the airline. It was the beginning of what would grow to be one of the world’s largest independent regional...

Wasaya Airways LP

Image - Wasaya Airways LP Incorporated by Wasaya Corporation (now Wasaya Group Inc) in 1989 for a requesting group of Northwestern Ontario First Nations, whose purpose was to acquire controlling interest in what was known as Kelner Airways. In 1993, the Kelner Airways name changed to Wasaya Airways Limited. By this time the Wasaya Corporation had purchased 75 % of the Kelner Airways common and...