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August 10, 1987
Sunday marked the final day of flights for the financially strapped TranStar Airlines Corp., leaving 1,300 employees without jobs. Citing stiff competition, the small regional carrier based at Houston's Hobby Airport announced late last month that it would cease operations. About 900 of the airline's employees are based in Houston. TranStar had suffered losses of about $18 million to $20 million since September, 1986, said Herbert D.
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NEWS
August 10, 1987
Sunday marked the final day of flights for the financially strapped TranStar Airlines Corp., leaving 1,300 employees without jobs. Citing stiff competition, the small regional carrier based at Houston's Hobby Airport announced late last month that it would cease operations. About 900 of the airline's employees are based in Houston. TranStar had suffered losses of about $18 million to $20 million since September, 1986, said Herbert D.
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BUSINESS
November 12, 1985
The name change will become effective Feb. 17 and will be accompanied by new paint schemes on the company's planes. Southwest Airlines bought the financially troubled airline for about $65 million in June and operates it as a wholly owned subsidiary.
BUSINESS
November 12, 1985
The name change will become effective Feb. 17 and will be accompanied by new paint schemes on the company's planes. Southwest Airlines bought the financially troubled airline for about $65 million in June and operates it as a wholly owned subsidiary.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 15, 1986
The Orange County Board of Supervisors Tuesday gave three of bankrupt Frontier Airlines' daily flights from John Wayne Airport to Continental Airlines and authorized negotiations with Transtar Airlines Corp. for the remaining two flights. Eight other airlines are waiting for permission to begin flights from John Wayne, an overcrowded facility that is due for major expansion. In the past, airlines wanting to use the airport have filed lawsuits, some of which have been successful, to gain access.
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