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  1. James
    James at |

    Ed Wegel can kill another airline after somehow managing to ‘convince’ investors to part with millions again. The man has 9-lives.

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  2. Abner Finley
    Abner Finley at |

    What’s next? Tower Air? People Express? 😛

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    1. Seth Miller
      Seth Miller at |

      Some other folks already tried and destroyed People.

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    2. Barry Marc Goldberg
      Barry Marc Goldberg at |

      I am waiting for Braniff to come back

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    3. Andreas Mowinckel
      Andreas Mowinckel at |

      They did. That also failed.

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    4. Reid B Fishler
      Reid B Fishler at |

      National airlines… Independence, and others are open.

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  3. John Dekker
    John Dekker at |

    The Hawaii Express!!!

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  4. Benet Wilson
    Benet Wilson at |

    Wow! I️ was just talking to some avgeeks about World. I️ still wake up screaming when I️ dream about two trips I️ took on them back in the day.

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  5. DaveS
    DaveS at |

    I’m feeling skeptical. Yes, the North America – Latin America market is ripe for a well funded LCC to stir things up. Today I find it’s often cheaper to fly to Asia than to Central or South America. But the key word is “well funded”. This project looks like it involves people who have tried and failed before in the LCC space, and may find it very difficult to generate the needed backing to operate during the time frame before profitability can even be a hope, and in an environment where established players will not concede market share easily.

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