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April 7, 1989 | MICHAEL FLAGG, Times Staff Writer
James Thomas Talbot--Tom to his friends--made his fortune building nondescript factories and warehouses around Southern California. But his first love is airlines. That's not surprising, considering that he has helped start three: AirCal, Jet America and Southwest Airlines. Now Talbot has returned to the airline business, this time in the big leagues. The Newport Beach developer is a partner of Peter V.
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April 7, 1989 | MICHAEL FLAGG, Times Staff Writer
James Thomas Talbot--Tom to his friends--made a fortune building nondescript factories and warehouses around Southern California. But his first love is airlines. That's not surprising, considering that he has helped start three: AirCal, Jet America and Southwest Airlines. Now Talbot has returned to the airline business, this time in the big leagues. The Newport Beach developer is a partner of Peter V.
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BUSINESS
April 7, 1989 | MICHAEL FLAGG, Times Staff Writer
James Thomas Talbot--Tom to his friends--made a fortune building nondescript factories and warehouses around Southern California. But his first love is airlines. That's not surprising, considering that he has helped start three: AirCal, Jet America and Southwest Airlines. Now Talbot has returned to the airline business, this time in the big leagues. The Newport Beach developer is a partner of Peter V.
BUSINESS
April 7, 1989 | BARRY BEARAK, Times Staff Writer
Frank Lorenzo had tried to fly Eastern Airlines without them, and now the striking workers were getting their jobs back--without Frank Lorenzo. "Ding-dong, the witch is dead," a handful of them sang, hugging each other's shoulders. "Which old witch? The wicked witch!" Thursday afternoon, hundreds packed a union hall in Miami--machinists, pilots, flight attendants. The announcement was about to come. They stared at the TV perched on the wall. A game show was on. The screen blinked. News bulletin!
BUSINESS
April 7, 1989 | BARRY BEARAK, Times Staff Writer
Frank Lorenzo had tried to fly Eastern Airlines without them, and now the striking workers were getting their jobs back--without Frank Lorenzo. "Ding-dong, the witch is dead," a handful of them sang, hugging each other's shoulders. "Which old witch? The wicked witch!" Thursday afternoon, hundreds packed a union hall in Miami--machinists, pilots, flight attendants. The announcement was about to come. They stared at the TV perched on the wall. A game show was on. The screen blinked. News bulletin!
BUSINESS
April 10, 1989 | From Associated Press
Leaders of unions representing Eastern Airlines workers met Sunday to discuss the operating plans of the carrier's prospective new owners amid signs of progress in the talks, but continued questions about the viability of the buyers' plan. The unions have been meeting with the prospective buyers, a group led by former baseball commissioner Peter V. Ueberroth, throughout the weekend but took time Sunday morning to discuss among themselves the Ueberroth group's plans for the strikebound airline.
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April 7, 1989 | MICHAEL FLAGG, Times Staff Writer
James Thomas Talbot--Tom to his friends--made his fortune building nondescript factories and warehouses around Southern California. But his first love is airlines. That's not surprising, considering that he has helped start three: AirCal, Jet America and Southwest Airlines. Now Talbot has returned to the airline business, this time in the big leagues. The Newport Beach developer is a partner of Peter V.
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