December 12, 1990 |
Robert L. Gould, a pilot who had been an executive of Pan American World Airways, was named president and chief operating officer of Eastern Airlines. At Pan Am he was senior vice president of operations. "The arrival of Bob Gould at Eastern Airlines represents a significant step in our reorganization efforts and demonstrates that Eastern is now turning its attention to long-term operational issues rather than short-term survival issues," said Martin R. Shugrue Jr., Eastern's bankruptcy trustee.
September 18, 1994 |
Champagne and caviar are to MGM Grand Air what soft drinks and peanuts are to other domestic carriers. And now the luxury airline, which most recently had been offering upscale charter flights, has unveiled what the company dubs the "Golden Triangle" of scheduled service to Los Angeles, New York and Las Vegas, which is the hub. The airline has one goal: carrying guests in style to the airline's sister company, the opulent MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
January 22, 1988 |
Financially troubled Pan Am Corp. ousted its two feuding top managers Thursday and replaced them with Thomas G. Plaskett, a respected airline industry executive. Officials of most of the company's unions lauded the firing of C. Edward Acker, chairman and chief executive, and Martin R. Shugrue Jr., the vice chairman and chief operating officer.