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 43 years after its demise, Capital Airlines is recalled fondly   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The airline with strong ties to the Pittsburgh region disappeared from the skies and the public's consciousness when suffocating debt and stiff competition from lower-cost carriers proved to be its undoing.
Capital was a pioneer in the use of jet airplanes.
Capital's pilots were the old barnstormers and there was adventure in pioneering aviation, such as Capital's "Super Plane of Tomorrow," a DC-4 in 1946, and by bringing jet power to commercial aviation by purchasing the British-made Viscount in 1953.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/04263/381205.stm   (911 words)

  
 Capital Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Capital Airlines was an airline serving the eastern United States which was merged into United Airlines in 1961.
The row of office buildings adjacent its hangars gained the nickname "mahogany row" and the airline adopted the slogan "The Capital Airline," with its aircraft dubbed "Capitaliners." By 1947 its route network no longer reflected its name, and on April 21, 1948 the airline adopted a new insignia, colors, and name: Capital Airlines.
In May of 1960, Vickers foreclosed on Capital's entire fleet of Viscounts, and bankruptcy for the airline seemed certain.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Capital_Airlines   (843 words)

  
 Pilot in local crash remembered as skillful, healthy, dedicated   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
TICONDEROGA — Capital Airlines owner and pilot Milton F. Marshall, who died in the plane crash here Saturday, is remembered as a first-rate pilot with an excellent safety record.
Marshall, 75, of Roxbury, Conn., was piloting a Capital Airlines Piper Navajo Chieftain Saturday morning when the plane flew into Old Fort Mountain behind the Ticonderoga Country Club and burst into flames.
Capital Airlines is based at the Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Conn.
www.pressrepublican.com /Archive/2004/07_2004/071420041.htm   (596 words)

  
 Bank of America Business Capital - Press Releases
Formed in 1973, Chautauqua Airlines is a regional airline, that operates as one of the US Airways Express carriers and.
Fleet Capital Corporation, which has 22 offices located throughout the United States and more than $14 billion in committed lines of credit, provides asset-based and cash flow lending and other commercial finance services to domestic middle-market companies and their foreign subsidiaries.
Capital markets and investment banking services are provided by Banc of America Securities LLC, member NYSE/NASD/SIPC, a subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation and an affiliate of Bank of America Business Capital.
www.bofabusinesscapital.com /press/press26.html   (548 words)

  
 Capital Advance Leasing, Inc. Healthcare Finance Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Capital Advance Leasing, Inc. pre-qualifies the organizations it sends membership cards to, but reserves the right to verify credit standing.
Capital Advance Leasing, Inc. is an equipment leasing company, not a banking institution.
A lease is defined as an agreement between the owner of the equipment (lessor) and the user of the equipment (lessee) for the use of the equipment over a period of time for a pre-determined payment schedule.
www.capital-advance.com /HFG/disclaimers.shtml   (629 words)

  
 TIME.com: Crisis at Capital -- Apr. 25, 1960 -- Page 1
If Capital did not immediately pay the $12 million in arrears to Vickers on the purchase of 60 Viscounts, Vickers would foreclose the $33.8 million mortgage it holds on Capital's entire fleet of 90 planes, thus put the line out of business.
Capital's troubles were aggravated by its zig-zag route structure, which often ends nowhere, depends on seasonal trade, covers cities already heavily served by such powerful competitors as American, United and Eastern airlines.
CAB is also unfavorably impressed with the activities of the man who forced Slim Carmichael out of Capital: Charles Murchison, Capital's longtime general counsel, largest stockholder (80,532 shares), chairman of the executive committee and vice chairman of the board.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,826326,00.html   (687 words)

  
 JumpSeat Productions Flight Deck DVD's
CAPITAL 676 was the first ‘real time’ flight deck video made available to the general public.
CAPITAL 676 filmed in 1990 shows from the cockpit, a complete flight of a Capital Airlines BAe 146 airliner (G-OSUN), on a typical journey from Dublin to London Luton.
Capital Airlines was a UK regional airline, operating a fleet of BAe 146 jets and Shorts 360's based at Leeds Bradford Airport.
www.jumpseatproductions.com /proddetail.php?prod=Capital676   (188 words)

  
 Capital Cargo International Airlines
Capital Cargo International Airlines is an F.A.R. 121 Supplemental Air Carrier based in Orlando, Florida.
Capital Cargo's focus is to remain highly service oriented and capable of adapting quickly to the needs of its customers.
This operational characteristic allows us to deploy our crews and aircraft within a few hours, enabling us to be highly responsive to schedule changes, changing freight load levels, and routing demands.
www.capitalcargo.com   (208 words)

  
 MASSPORT: Doing Business: Capital Programs
The Capital Programs Department of the Massachusetts Port Authority is responsible for the development of capital projects at all Massport facilities including the Logan Modernization Program.
Capital Programming - Responsible for the development of the short and long term Capital Program for the Authority.
This Capital Program is a prioritized list of infrastructure projects selected to optimize Massport’s infrastructure investments while staying within the financial targets established by the Administration and Finance unit.
www.massport.com /business/capit.html   (257 words)

  
 Calling all airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The airlines want to see that they can make a profit." Hasara is quick to add that she understands airlines must make money and that the days of government-guaranteed air service for even the smallest communities disappeared with industry deregulation in 1978.
But she says repeated trips to airline corporate offices during her six years in the mayor's office also have been an education.
City and airport officials pitched the travel-pledge campaign as a last-ditch effort to reverse passenger boardings that fell to 74,269 in 2000, a 9 percent drop from the previous year and roughly half the number a decade ago.
www.lib.niu.edu /ipo/2001/ii010528.html   (842 words)

  
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The airline is the second to abandon Capital City in the past four months.
CommutAir first stopped service to Lansing in 2001 because repairs to the Cleveland airport forced the airline to limit the number of flights and destinations, airport spokesman Robert Kolt said.
The airline received a $25,000 grant from the airport authority for marketing when it started its flights in June.
www.lsj.com /news/local/p_040118_airlines_1b.html   (273 words)

  
 Air Nostalgia - Capital Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Capital Airlines was one of Vickers' best customers.
Capital placed its first order in June, 1954 and eventually bought 60 of the Viscount Series 745.
This in flight photo of Capital Airlines Viscount framed with First Scheduled Turbopropflight Washington - Norfolk flown cover from July, 1955 and original period Capital Viscount baggage sticker.
www.airnostalgia.com /product/framed/airlines/capital.html   (53 words)

  
 IRS, IRS Airlines, AIRLINES, airline, AIRLINE, IRS Maintenance, AIRLINE MAINTENANCE, IRS Fokker IRS B727, Fokker ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
IRS Airlines Ltd, a privately owned Part 121 Nigerian domestic operator, commenced operation in 2001 with two superbly refurbished B727-200 passenger aircraft.
The aircraft were acquired from American Airlines and are of the last of the B727 200 aircraft to be delivered to American Airlines by Boeing Commercial Aircraft.
With Nigeria relocating government to Abuja as the new Capital, IRS Airlines moved Head Office to Abuja in 2002/2003.
www.irs-airlines.com /index.htm   (276 words)

  
 Aerosite - Capital Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Pennsylvania Central Airlines began scheduled passenger service on April 28, 1928 and in 1941 moved its headquarters to the new Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia, becoming one of its three original tenants.
The row of office buildings adjacent to its hangars gained the nickname "mahogany row" and the airline adopted the slogan "The Capital Airline," with its aircraft dubbed "Capitaliners." On April 21, 1948 the airline rebranded itself Capital Airlines.
After a string of financial difficulties, Capital Airlines merged with United Airlines on July 28, 1960.
www.aerosite.net /content/view/676/41   (134 words)

  
 Asia Times Online :: Southeast Asia news and business from Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia and Vietnam
Pacific Airlines began flights in 1991 with a starting capital of VND39 billion ($2.47 million).
Reforming the airline will be carried out in two steps.
However, the two most important things for the airline: value of trade-mark and market-share with Vietnam Airlines, haven't been mentioned yet.
www.atimes.com /atimes/Southeast_Asia/GA29Ae06.html   (419 words)

  
 United Airlines - Memorabilia
Fancy cigarette lighter and "Seat Occupied" sign show pre-merger logo of Capital Airlines, which United acquired in 1961.
A collection of promotional stickers shows the evolution of Capital Airlines' logo and signature over the years.
The airline merged with United in 1961 to create the world's largest carrier.
www.united.com /page/article/0,6722,2692,00.html   (90 words)

  
 CAPITAL AIRLINES Virtual Museum
Capital - Douglas DC-3-313A/NC25691 - Dec. 12, 1949, Flt.
The use of the name Capital Airlines (Air Lines) on this website has no relation to any of the companies or organizations presently (in the past or future) using that name, livery or logos.
Capital struggled from about 1959 onwards for a variety of reasons (short haul route structure in the East- crushing debt from the large Viscount purchases, new competition from jets), and in late 1960, agreed to be taken over by United effective July 1, 1961.
www.baesel.net /cap1.htm   (3747 words)

  
 Boeing: Boeing Reaches Agreement on Hawaiian Airlines Leases and Bankruptcy Claim
SEATTLE, Sept. 16, 2004 -- Boeing Capital Corporation has reached an agreement with Hawaiian Airlines on the restructuring of its long-term leases for 11 Boeing 717-200s and three Boeing 767-300ERs, and on the amount of Boeing's unsecured claim resulting from Hawaiian's bankruptcy.
Boeing Capital does not expect that its transactions with Hawaiian Airlines will have a material adverse effect on its earnings, cash flows and/or financial position.
Boeing Capital Corporation is the financing subsidiary of The Boeing Company.
www.boeing.com /news/releases/2004/q3/nr_040916a.html   (582 words)

  
 TIME.com: United with Capital -- Aug. 8, 1960 -- Page 1
The rescue ends Capital's financial troubles, but it also ends Capital, the first major U.S. airline to succumb to the crushing new pressures of the jet age.
Patterson inherits from Capital the two problems that brought it low: the debt to Vickers, and an inefficient route structure.
Patterson and Neelands—a former Capital board member who returned to duty last May only to shore up the failing line and make it attractive enough to invite a buyer—have already put their plans before the CAB.
www.time.com /time/magazine/article/0,9171,869768,00.html   (679 words)

  
 2004/09/16 - Hawaiian Airlines, Boeing Reach Agreement on Leases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
HONOLULU -- Hawaiian Airlines Trustee Joshua Gotbaum announced today that the airline and Boeing Capital Corporation have reached agreement on new lease terms under which Hawaiian will continue to operate all the Boeing-owned aircraft in its fleet.
Hawaiian Airlines, the nation's number one on-time carrier, is recognized as one of the best airlines in America.
Celebrating its 75th year of continuous service, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's biggest and longest-serving airline, and the second largest provider of passenger air service between Hawaii and the mainland U.S. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more mainland U.S. gateways than any other airline.
www.hawaiianair.com /about/corporate/NewsRelease/Section_400.asp   (759 words)

  
 The International Air Cargo Association
His airline cargo experience spanned the full range from street salesman to vice-president.
Along the way he was a member of the American Airlines team which launched the first U.S. airfreight service.
When Capital merged with United he left the airline industry for a broader marketing experience.
www.tiaca.org /content/inductees/Walter_H_Johnson.asp   (298 words)

  
 Hawaiian Airlines, Boeing Reach Agreement - MSNBC Wire Services - MSNBC.com
The Honolulu-based airline filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in March 2003 after its former management was unable to reduce its leases with Boeing.
Boeing Capital also has agreed to sell its unsecured claim resulting from the bankruptcy to RC Aviation LLC.
RC Aviation is a unit of Ranch Capital LLC, which purchased the majority share in the carrier's parent company, Hawaiian Holdings Inc., in June for $41.4 million.
www.msnbc.msn.com /id/6019870   (419 words)

  
 eBay - capital airlines ..., Transportation, Postcards Paper items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
CAPITAL AIRLINES CAPT. TIE TACK / LAPEL PIN.
PCA - Capital Airlines 1947 5c Airmail Etiquette
CAPITAL AIRLINES 8" X 10" AIRPORT MAP 1955
search-desc.ebay.com /search/search.dll?query=capital+airlines+...   (225 words)

  
 GE Transportation - Aircraft Engines: Service Solutions Newsletter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
GE purchases the airline's spare parts inventory, freeing up capital for other uses.
The parts inventory, which is maintained at airline line stations where needed, is then optimized using state-of-the-art Logistechs technology to ensure the right parts are in the right locations at the right time based on historical and predictive data from the airlines and OEMs.
Canadian low-fare carrier WestJet, among other airlines, relies on the proprietary inventory optimization methods to plan its rotables and repairables requirements for its growing fleet of Boeing Next Generation® 737® aircraft.
www.geae.com /services/information/servicesolutions/v04/v04i05a02.html   (521 words)

  
 Capital Airlines Ltd. - Kenya - About us
Capital Airlines Ltd. - Kenya - About us
Established in 1993, Capital Airlines is a Kenyan registered company that is licensed, by the Civil Aviation Board of Kenya, to operate non-scheduled air services within and out of Kenya based at Wilson Airport, Nairobi.
All aircraft maintenance at Capital Airlines is accomplished by associate company Phoenix Aviation Ltd. specialty in piston, turbo-prop and biz jet maintenance.
www.capitalairlines.biz /about.htm   (83 words)

  
 September 21, 1999
Boeing Capital Corporation will provide financing for the construction and installation of the Deicing Service Center under existing financial arrangements between Radiant Aviation and Boeing Capital.
Continental Airlines will operate the facility for deicing its own aircraft and for aircraft owned by other airlines.
The potential savings in time and dollars in the deicing process, as well as the potential to reduce capital expenditures on containment and recovery systems which accompany the glycol deicing process, all speak loudly for embracing the
www.radiantenergycorp.com /pr92199.htm   (458 words)

  
 United Airlines
United Airlines is a major international airline and a leading partner in the Star Alliance.
1961: United merges with Capital Airlines becoming the world's largest commercial airline.
United Airlines (United has an excellent section on it's history)
www.shanaberger.com /airlines/united.htm   (200 words)

  
 Capital Airlines 1951 Ad - Speaking of People On the Way Up, Aviation - Airline Ads
Capital Airlines 1951 Ad - Speaking of People On the Way Up, Aviation - Airline Ads
Capital Airlines ran this paper advertisement, taken from a 1951 magazine, which features their 522 flights daily between 75 major cities and timed by Girard Perregaux official watch.
On the back is an ad for Gourielli after shave lotion.
www.bambootrading.com /proddetail.asp?prod=a688   (99 words)

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