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Easy Come, Easy Go: The History of Go Fly

When the low-cost revolution began in the UK and Europe in the late 1990s, legacy carriers such as British Airways (BA) were slow to react.

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4/30/1981: PEOPLExpress Commences Operations

Today in Aviation, American low-cost carrier PEOPLExpress (PE) began service in 1981 with a Boeing 737 flight from Newark.

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Today in Aviation: Canada’s Zoom Airlines Ceases Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Ottowa-based Canadian low-cost, long-haul carrier Zoom Airlines (Z4) ceased operations in 2008. Zoom was founded by Scottish brothers John and Hugh Boyle in May 2002. The airline launched operations with an Airbus A320 leased from Monarch Airlines (ZB) and a single Boeing 767-300ER. Trans-Atlantic Operations Initially, flights covered leisure destinations […]

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