Trump shuttle begins flying Eastern's former routes in repainted aircraft

June 1989
Aviation Week & Space Technology;6/12/1989, Vol. 130 Issue 24, p314
Trade Publication
Discusses the newly begun Trump Shuttle operations, which fly former Eastern Air-Shuttle routes using four newly painted and inspected 727 aircraft. Owner Donald Trump plans to have a 60 percent market share within six months. Sale and operation of shuttle; Worker negotiations.


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