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3/9/1989: Eastern Airlines Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Today in Aviation, a major American airline since 1926, Eastern Airlines (EA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Federal Court in 1989.

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Today in Aviation: Eastern Airlines Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Today in Aviation, major American airline Eastern Airlines (EA) filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in Federal Court in 1989.

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Today in Aviation: Boeing 727 Enters Service With Eastern Air Lines

Today in Aviation, the American-built, three-engined Boeing 727 entered service with launch customer Eastern Air Lines in 1964.

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Today in Aviation: Eastern Airlines Introduces The Airbus A300

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Eastern Airlines (EA) became the first US carrier to introduce the Airbus A300 into service in 1977. Four 229-seat A300B4s were leased from the European manufacturer. This was part of an in-service trial to promote the airliner in the US. Eastern put the aircraft into service on its trunk routes […]

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