Wednesday, August 9, 2017

North Central Airlines - June, 1979

Following a merger with Southern Airways in 1979, North Central became Republic Airlines, which merged into Northwest Airlines in 1986. That lineage would make it part of today's Delta Air Lines.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Central_Airlines







Monday, July 31, 2017

Merrimack Airlines - April, 1979

I was able to find this about Merrimack:
Main office in Bedford, Mass. ...aircraft are eight‐passenger Navaho Chieftains ... no attendants or meal service ... seven round trips a day between Westchester and Boston, one a day between Westchester and Albany ... flights continue or connect to Burlington, Vt., Providence, R.I., Bedford, Mass. ... some weekend flights .. . fares $47 one way to Boston, $42 to Albany.
http://www.nytimes.com/1979/08/19/archives/westchester-weekly-commuter-flights-seek-to-fill-alleghany-role.html



Here's what a Chieftain looks like:




Tuesday, July 18, 2017