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Name: BOSTON-MAINE AIRWAYS
7JetSet7 Code: CVL
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: PORTSMOUTH
Country: USA
Employees 450
Web: bmairways.com
Email:
Telephone: +1 (603) 766 2003
Fax: +1 (603) 766-2094
Sita: PSMDOPN
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CVL-OCT04-A

FORMED AND STARTED OPERATIONS IN 1996. FORMERLY MAJESTIC AIR. D B A "PAN AM CLIPPER CONNECTION." SCHEDULED & CHARTER, DOMESTIC, REGIONAL, & INTERNATIONAL, PASSENGER & CARGO, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

ADDRESS:
PEASE INTERNATIONAL TRADEPORT
14 AVIATION AVENUE
PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE NH 03801, USA

JANUARY 1996: CONSIDERING <30% STAKE, IN AIRTOURS INTERNATIONAL (GUE), & PREMIAIR (PRH).

FLIES TO TAMPA, ORLANDO.

MARCH 1996: FROST HANNA MERGERS GROUP 40% ($10 MILLION).

(http://www.carnivalair.com).

1995 = +$4.47 MILLION (+$1.96 MILLION) ((+$6.49 MILLION)): 1.9 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX).

FEBRUARY 1996: CARNIVAL (CVL), BOUGHT $310 MILLION, 29.6% STAKE IN AIRTOURS INTERNATIONAL (GUE) (OPERATES 18 MD-83'S, A320'S, 757'S & 767'S). (GUE) ACQUIRED SPIES-TJAEREBORG, DENMARK, WHO OWNS 50% OF PREMIAIR (PRH) (OPERATES 13 A320'S, A300'S & DC-10'S), THROUGH ITS SUBSIDIARY SCANDINAVIAN LEISURE GROUP.

4TH QUARTER = -$1.03 MILLION (-$1.81 MILLION). 1995 = +$4.47 MILLION (+$1.96 MILLION).

MARCH 1996: SAN JUAN TO ORLANDO (727-200, 173 PAX).

APRIL 1996: 1ST QUARTER = +$2.06 MILLION: +38.6% (RPM) TRAFFIC, +35% (ASM) CAPACITY, 63.4% LF LOAD FACTOR (+1.6).

LEASES 727-225 (20628) TO MIAMI HEAT (NBA) FOR PAT RILEY'S BASKETBALL TEAM. 2 A300B4-200'S (CF6-50C2) (274), EX-(PRS) & (207), EX-TAESA (TES).

MAY 1996: COMBI SERVICE TO CARACAS, VENEZUELA.

1 727-200 (22146), CIT (TCI) 8 YEAR LEASED ("D" MAINTENANCE CHECK AT COOPESA (COO)).

JUNE 1996: ORLANDO (ORL) TO AGUADILLA, PUERTO RICO (727).

1 A300B4-200 (261), EX-(PRS), (ING) LEASED.

JULY 1996: CARNIVAL (CVL) IS TO MERGE WITH PAN AM (PAA) AND OPERATE UNDER PAN AM NAME. PRINCIPAL (CVL) SHAREHOLDER, MICKEY ARISON WILL BECOME ONE OF THE MAJOR STAKEHOLDERS IN (PAA).

2ND QUARTER = -$.826 MILLION (+$.96 MILLION).

AUGUST 1996: MERGER WITH PAN AM (PAA) CANCELLED.

1,300 EMPLOYEES (INCLUDING 500 FLIGHT CREW (FC) AND 150 MMAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (MT)).

6 MONTHS = +$1.23 MILLION (+$3.30 MILLION).

SEPTEMBER 1996: TO WASHINGTON DULLES, & NEW YORK LAGUARDIA (737-400). FORT MEYERS, FLORIDA TO NEW YORK (JFK) (737-400, 159 PAX). CODE SHARE WITH AEROPERU (PER), MIAMI (MIA) TO (JFK).

1 A300B4-200 (261), EX-(PRS), ING LEASED (DEE HOWARD, TEXAS, DID TRANSITION CHECK, CORROSION PREVENTION & CONTROL PROGRAM (CPCP), INTERIOR RECONFIGURATION).

OCTOBER 1996: DON LYNCH, DIRECTOR QUALITY LEFT TO BECOME DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE AT AV ATLANTIC (HCL). ROY SYKES RETURNED TO FORMER POSITION AS SENIOR DIRECTOR, HEAVY MAINTENANCE. JULIO BARAD RETURNED TO FORMER POSITION AS DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE. SAM SADEK, RESIGNED AS MANAGER QUALITY CONTROL, AND WAS REPLACED BY ANGELO DIAZ.

3RD QUARTER = -$7.45 MILLION (+$2.16 MILLION). 9 MONTHS = -$6.22 MILLION (+$5.46 MILLION).

NOVEMBER 1996: 1 737-400 (24703), EX-BRAATHENS (BRT).

DECEMBER 1996: RAY VECCI, PRESIDENT & COO, EX-TOWER AIR (TOW) & ALASKA AIRLINES (ASA).

JANUARY 1997: TO SANTO DOMINGO (DOMINICAN REPUBLIC) (737-400). TO CARACAS (737-400) IN MAY 1997.

1996 = +8.9% (RPM) TRAFFIC, +8.1% (ASM) CAPACITY, 65.2% LF LOAD FACTOR (.4), 1.77 MILLION PASSENGERS (PAX) (+9.2%).

MARCH 1997: PAN AM (PAA) ACQUIRES ITS LARGER REGIONAL RIVAL, CARNIVAL (CVL).

MICKY ARISON INVESTED $30 MILLION, FOR 42% OF (PAA) STOCK.

WITH (CVL)'S 27 JETS, (PAA) WILL NOW HAVE 31 AIRPLANES, AND 2,075 EMPLOYEES.

APRIL 1997: REUVEN WERTHHEIM, CO-FOUNDER, CHAIRMAN & CEO, RESIGNS, & BECOMES CONSULTANT TO PAN AM (PAA). RAY VECCI, PRESIDENT TAKES OVER. JULIO BARAD IS NO LONGER DIRECTOR LINE MAINTENANCE.

1 727-200 (JT8D-15A), EX-(PAA). 1 A300B4-203 DELIVERY.

JUNE 1997: CODE SHARE WITH PAN AM (PAA) UNTIL ACQUISITION, THEN BECOMES (PAA).

JULY 1997: LEE STEELE, PRESIDENT (EX-(MGM), (ARW), & (EAL), REPLACED RAY VECCI, WHO TOOK A SENIOR POSITION AT NORTHWEST AIRLINES (NWA). JOHN DZIUBA, MANAGING DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE & MATERIAL SERVICES REPLACES BRIAN HERMANSADER, VP MAINTENANCE & ENGINEERING.

RENEWS NEW YORK (JFK) - MIAMI (MIA) - PORT-AU-PRINCE.

1996 = -$19.77 MILLION (+$4.47 MILLION). 2ND QUARTER = -$41.6 MILLION (-$2.3 MILLION):

1,400 EMPLOYEES.

AFTER SEVERAL MONTHS OF HIGHER THAN EXPECTED MAINTENANCE COSTS, RETURNED 4 A300'S. TO DIVEST ITSELF OF ALL AIRBUS AIRPLANES SOON.

AUGUST 1997: 727-221 (22536 "CLIPPER GOODWILL").

SEPTEMBER 1997: ORLANDO - AGUADILLA.

A300B4-203 (207), EX-TRANSAER (TSD). A300B4-203 (261, "CLIPPER CHARLES A LINDBERGH").

OCTOBER 1997: FRANK HUGHAN, DIRECTOR QUALITY CONTROL RESIGNED, & REPLACED BY JAMES SHROYER, EX-MANAGING DIRECTOR QUALITY ASSURANCE/CHIEF INSPECTOR (PAA). FRANK HUGHAN TOOK JOB WITH AVIATION SALES COMPANY (ASC) AS MANAGER TECHNICAL SERVICES.

9 MONTHS = -1.2% (RPM) PASSENGER TRAFFIC, -1% (ASM) CAPACITY, 65% LF LOAD FACTOR (-.1), 1.493 PASSENGERS (PAX) (+5.8%). 3RD QUARTER = -$28.06 MILLION (-$7.45 MILLION).

NOVEMBER 1997: JODHI VALLIAPPAN, MANAGING DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE, EX-PAN AM (PAA) REPLACED JOHN DZIUBA.

737-4Q8'S (24704 - "CLIPPER UNDAUNTED," 24709 - "CLIPPER SPLENDID," 24703 - "CLIPPER RAPID"), 727-282 ADV (21950 - "CLIPPER PATHFINDER").

DECEMBER 1997: BOSTON - NEW YORK (JFK), (JFK) - FORT MYERS. ISLIP - WEST PALM BEACH - FORT LAUDERDALE, & HARTFORD - FORT LAUDERDALE.

ROY SYKES, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE RESIGNED TO JOIN FINE AIR (FNE)/ARROW AIR (ARW).

FEBRUARY 1998: MERGED AIRLINE PAN AM (PAA) IS CLOSE TO BANKRUPTCY.

GROUNDED REMAINING A300'S, AND LAID OFF 30 FLIGHT CREW (FC), 50 CABIN ATTENDANTS (CA) & 225 (15%) EMPLOYEES.

A300B4-200 (CF6-50C2) (152) SOLD TO LUFTHANSA (DHL).

MAY 1998: THOMAS OSTENDORP, DIRECTOR QUALITY CONTROL REPLACES JIM SHROYER (WHO JOINED CHALLENGE AIR CARGO (CHA).

JULY 1998: PAN AM (PAA) EMERGES FROM BANKRUPTCY, AND IS NOW OWNED BY GUILFORD TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRIES.

125 EMPLOYEES.

HAS 2 727-200'S AND 1 737-200.

SEPTEMBER 1998: THOMAS OSTENDORP, MANAGING DIRECTOR TECHNICAL OPERATIONS REPLACED JODHI VALLIAPPAN (JOINED ARROW AIR (ARW) AS VP MAINTENANCE). MAURICE MARTIN, ACTING DIRECTOR QUALITY CONTROL.

PLANS FOR NEW MAINTENANCE HANGAR AT FORMER PEASE AIR FORCE (AF) BASE, NEAR COAST, IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.

FRED WARNSTED IS MANAGER OF FACILITY WHICH WILL BE OPERATIONAL BY NOVEMBER 1998.

OCTOBER 1998: FISCAL YEAR (FY) 1997 = -$82.4 MILLION (-$21.5 MILLION) (NET LOSS).

MARCH 1999: DON BAXTER, DIRECTOR QUALITY CONTROL.

AUGUST 1999: HQ AND MAINTENANCE BASE AT PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE.

NOVEMBER 1999: 1998 = -$20.40 MILLION (-$76.53 MILLION).

MARCH 2000: LOCATED AT TRADEPORT, NEW HAMPSHIRE (FORMER US AFB), MOVING MAINTENANCE OPERATIONS FROM FORT LAUDERDALE.

CONTINUES TO EXPAND CHARTER SERVICES AND IS EVALUATING POSSIBLE SCHEDULED SERVICE AGAIN.

BEGAN CHARTER SERVICES, MAINLY FROM ATLANTIC CITY FOR "CEASAR'S."

727-225 (20623 "CLIPPER A JAY CRISTOL"). ACQUIRES 727-221 (22535), PREVIOUSLY OPERATED BY THE OLD PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRLINES (4TH 727).

OCTOBER 1998: 1 727-200 (22535), EX-EXPRESS ONE INTERNATIONAL (EOI), GUILFORD LEASED.

ED STALZER, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE EX-FINE AIR (FNE)/ARROW AIR (ARW); FRED WERNSTED, MANAGER MAINTENANCE, PEASE DEVELOPMENT CENTER, NEW HAMPSHIRE.

ANNIVERSARY OF 1ST COMMERCIAL TRANSATLANTIC JET FLIGHT ON OCTOBER 28, 1958 (707) - 40 YRS!

1997 = -$51.51 MILLION (-$13.78 MILLION).

NOVEMBER 1998: PARENT COMPANY, GUILFORD TRANSPORTATION PLANS TO BUY 2 727-200'S (21106; 21107), EX-AIR JAMAICA (JAM), IN 1ST QUARTER 1999.

DECEMBER 1998: IN 1ST QUARTER, CHARTERS TO CARIBBEAN.

JANUARY 1999: 3 727-200'S (21106; 21107), EX-AIR JAMAICA (JAM); 22539, EX-EXPRESS ONE (EOI), GUILFORD LEASED.

MARCH 1999: 2 CASA 212-200F'S (304; 309), EX-SATENA, GUILFORD.

MAY BUY KIWI INTERNATIONAL (KIW).

APRIL 1999: (http://www.panam.org).

MAY 1999: SERVICE FROM PEASE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, TRADEPORT, PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, (PSM) TO ORLANDO-SANFORD (25 MILES NORTH OF ORLANDO). BOTH AIRPORTS HAVE NEVER OPERATED DOMESTIC COMMERCIAL PASSENGER SERVICE.

200 EMPLOYEES.

JULY 1999: PLANS TO RESUME SCHEDULED OPERATIONS IN AUGUST 1999 FROM ITS PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, HQ, TO GARY, INDIANA; - SANFORD, FLORIDA (727-200, 149 PAX IN "SPACIOUS" C CLASS). AFTER 30 TO 45 DAYS, PLANS TO FLY TO SANFORD, AND ON TO SAN JUAN.

AUGUST 1999: 1ST 7 MONTHS = 73.78 MILLION (RPM) TRAFFIC, 78.4% LF LOAD FACTOR, 64,000 PASSENGERS (PAX).

SEPTEMBER 1999: 3RD REINCARNATION, WHEN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (DOT) OK'S SCHEDULED PASSENGER SERVICE FROM PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TO GARY, INDIANA, & TO SANFORD, FLORIDA. HAS BEEN FLYING CHARTER SERVICE SINCE FEBRUARY 1999, WHEN IT FILED FOR BANKRUPTCY. WILL USE 727-200'S, 149 PAX IN (C) CLASS, & PLANS TO ADD NON-STOPS, PORTSMOUTH TO ORLANDO/SANFORD, AND SANFORD TO SAN JUAN, PUERTO RICO.

GUILFORD TRANSPORTATION, RAILROAD OPERATOR, BOUGHT THE (PAA) NAME, JETS, PARTS, & AIR OPERATIONS CERTIFICATE (AOC), FOR $28.5 MILLION, IN JUNE 1998.

NOVEMBER 1999: 1998 = -$20.40 MILLION (-$76.53 MILLION).

FEBRUARY 2000: IN MARCH 2000, TO BANGOR, MAINE, (727-200 CLIPPER CLASS) CONNECTING PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE, AND SANFORD/ORLANDO, FLORIDA.

MARCH 2000: CHARTER OPERATIONS WITH TNT VACATIONS, FROM PEASE TRADEPORT, NEW HAMPSHIRE, TO ST MARTIN & ST KITTS (727-200, WEEKEND SERVICE). IN MAY 2000, BANGOR - PITTSBURGH - (SANFORD). TO PITTSBURGH - GARY.

7 727-200'S (20623; 20628; 21106; 21107; 21950; 22535; 22539) TO HAVE RAISBECK, STAGE 3, HEAVYWEIGHT HUSHKITS INSTALLED AT 220K SQ FT, HANGAR AT PORTSMOUTH, NEW HAMPSHIRE.

10 ORDERS JETSTREAM 31'S FOR OPERATIONS AS JETSTREAM CLIPPER CONNECTION.

JUNE 2000: IN AUGUST 2000, ST LOUIS MIDAMERICA - ORLANDO, SANFORD/ - CHICAGO GARY (727-200, DAILY).

JULY 2000: 1999 = -$7.34 MILLION (-$332,000): 194 MILLION (RPK) TRAFFIC; 70.7% LF LOAD FACTOR; 104,000 PASSENGERS (PAX).

(http;//www.flypanam.com).

SEPTEMBER 2000: APPLIES FOR SERVICE TO WASHINGTON NATIONAL. IN NOVEMBER 2000, TO LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL, ALLENTOWN, PENNSYLVANIA (727-200).

DECEMBER 2000: IN JANUARY 2001, ALLENTOWN - SANFORD (727-200).

FEBRUARY 2001: IN APRIL 2001, DAILY ORLANDO - SAN JUAN IN CONJUNCTION WITH CARLSON WAGONLIT TRAVEL/TURAVIA. ALSO, FLIGHTS WITH CARLSON (CHARTERS) BETWEEN SAN JUAN AND PUNTA CANA IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC. IN MAY 2001, SANFORD - SAN JUAN. SANFORD - WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS (727-200, 149 PAX, DAILY).

TOM OSTENDORP, DIRECTOR ENGINEERING & MAINTENANCE LEAVES TO JOIN MIAMI AIR (MIB). HIS RESPONSIBILITIES HAVE BEEN ASSUMED BY DON BAXTER, VP MAINTENANCE UNTIL A REPLACEMENT IS HIRED.

MAY 2001: RECEIVES DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) CONTRACT FOR NORFOLK (NAS) - JACKSONVILLE, & (NAS) - GUANTANAMO BAY (WEEKLY CHARTERS).

JULY 2001: IN AUGUST 2001, SANFORD - MIAMI - SAN JUAN.

SEPTEMBER 2001: POSSIBLE JOINT VENTURE WITH ASIAN INVESTORS TO LAUNCH A NEW ASIAN CARRIER, USING THE PAN AM NAME.

DECEMBER 2001: WORCESTER - ALLENTOWN - ST PETERSBURG. BANGOR - BALTIMORE - SANFORD. BALTIMORE - ST PETERSBURG CLEARWATER. SANFORD - ARUBA - CARACAS - SANFORD, FOR AVIA AIR.

JANUARY 2002: RECEIVES EXEMPTION FROM DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT (DOT) FOR USA - BAHAMAS, SCHEDULED SERVICE, WITH ORLANDO SANFORD - FREEPORT (727, 149 PAX, 5/WEEK), STARTING FEBRUARY 2002.

FEBRUARY 2002: BUYS 24 (RECENTLY RETIRED) UNITED AIRLINES (UAL) 727-200'S, INCLUDING 3 727 FLIGHT-TRAINING SIMULATORS, AND A COCKPIT PROCEDURES TRAINER (CPT).

PAN AM (CVL) HAS A TRAINING FACILITY IN SANFORD.

(UAL) WILL DELIVER THE 727-200'S AT ONE/WEEK OVER THE NEXT 6 MONTHS.

727-222 (21406), EX-(UAL), FOR PARTS.

MARCH 2002: PLANS TO LAUNCH A DOMINICAN-BASED AIRLINE, PAN AMERICAN WORLD AIRWAYS, WHICH WOULD USE BOTH 727'S AND JETSTREAMS IN THE CARIBBEAN, CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA, WITH FLIGHTS TO THE USA AND CANADA.

APRIL 2002: MAIN BASE: PORTSMOUTH PEASE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TRADEPORT, NEW HAMPSHIRE (PSM).

JUNE 2002: STARTS FLIGHTS, USA TO DOMINICAN REPUBLIC, WITH BOSTON - SANTO DOMINGO; NEW YORK - PUNTA CANA & SANTIAGO; & MIAMI (MIA) - SANTIAGO; (727-200, DAILY). ORLANDO SANDFORD - NEWARK. NEWARK - PORTSMOUTH (727-200, DAILY).

2 727-222'S (21896; 21912), EX-UNITED AIRLINES (UAL).

July 2002: 2001 = -$21.48 million (-$22.98 million): 497 million (RPK) traffic ((+76.2%); 48.2% LF load factor; 362,000 passengers (PAX) (+89.5%); 450 employees (-18.2%). 1st Quarter = 52.28 million (RPM) (-27.7%); 102,000 (PAX) (+30.8%); 32.1% LF. 6 months = 133.53 million (RPM) (-15.1%); 203,000 (PAX) (+16%); 43% LF.

2 727-222's (21900; 21902), ex-United Airlines (UAL).

August 2002: Newark - San Juan (3/week) and San Juan - Punta Cana (Saturdays).

4 727-222's (21400, N7253U; 21893, 21898; 21903, N7449U; 21910, N7456U), ex-(UAL). 727-222 (21561), ex-(UAL), parted out.

September 2002: Airline operation has been acquired by Guilford Transportation Industries.

October 2002: Sanford - San Juan - Santo Domingo (2/week).

November 2002: Portsmouth to Santo Domingo - San Juan.

December 2002: Will suspend operations mid-January 2003 until mid-February 2003, which is a traditionally slow period.

January 2003: Next month, Portsmouth - Bangor. Bangor - Sanford. In April 2003, San Juan - Punta Cana. In May 2003, Sanford - Aguadilla - Santo Domingo/Punta Cana (2/week). San Juan - Punta Cana/Santo Domingo, Sanford - Santo Domingo (weekly).

March 2003: Has now taken delivery of all 24 United Airlines (UAL) 727-222's; 9 are being parted out.

April 2003: Plans to expand Aguadilla service to 21 cities in the USA, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean over the next 5 years.

June 2003: Sanford - Aguadilla - Santo Domingo (2/week), Sanford - Aguadilla - Punta Cana (2/week), San Juan - Santo Domingo (4/week), & Sanford - Santo Domingo (weekly).

July 2003: Najeeb Halaby, 87, former President, Chairman, & CEO, Pan American World Airways and former (FAA) Administrator, died. His survivors include a daughter, Queen Noor of Jordan, the widow of King Hussain.

2002 = 433 million (RPK) traffic (-5.8%); 51.6% LF load factor; 326,000 passengers (PAX) (-2.1%); 449,000 (FTK) freight traffic (+6.9%).

September 2003: 727-222 (21404) parted out.

October 2003: 1st 9 months = 130 million (RPM) traffic (-46%); 132,540 passengers (PAX) (-53.4%); 60.6% LF load factor.

April 2004: 1st Quarter = 76.92 million (RPM) traffic (+228.9%); 64.3% LF load factor; 60,000 passengers (PAX) (+185.7%).

August 2004: Has 3 727's based at Luis Munoz Marin Airport (SJU), in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Two of these are equipped with winglets, and they provide service to Florida & the Dominican Republic on scheduled and ad hoc charter services.

In November 2004, Pan Am Clipper Connection (CVL), Portsmouth - Fort Lauderdale. In December 2004, Portsmouth - Hartford - Fort Lauderdale - St Kitts.

Aguadilla's Rafael Hernandez Airport (BQN), the former Ramey Air Force Base, is a small regional airport, with service mainly for freight and limited services to USA cities and other Caribbean Islands. Puerto Rico is a member of The USA Commonwealth.

September 2004: 450 employees.

Parent organization/shareholders: Guilford Transportation Industries Group (100%).

Pan Am Clipper Connection (CVL) operates scheduled, jet airplane services in the eastern USA, together with charters for tour operators.

(IATA) Code: PN -711. (ICAO) Code: PAA (Callsign - CLIPPER).

SITA: PSMDOPN.

DBA Pan American Airways Corporation.

Alliances: Boston-Maine Airways (CVL).

Domestic, Scheduled Destinations: Manchester; Myrtle Beach; Orlando; & Portsmouth.

International, Scheduled Destinations: Aguadilla; Punta Cana; San Juan; & Santo Domingo.

Starts San Juan - Santo Domingo.

November 2004: Parent Guilford Transportation Industries, has shut down Pan American Clipper Connection (CVL), and plans to transfer up to 10 727-200's to its Boston-Maine Airways unit, which according to (ALPA) (who is seeking an injunction against closure), is already operating 727-200 charters. A court decision has prevented the Pan Am routes being transferred to Boston-Maine Airways (CVL).

October 2005: Following the announcement that Pan Am Clipper Connection (CVL) has suspended scheduled passenger flights out of Pease Airport indefinitely, it looks likely that Pan Am Clipper Connection (CVL) will once again stop flying. The airline was supposed to resume service out of Pease on November 17th, but it now says that that won't happen.

August 2006: The Pan Am World Airways liquidation trust said last week it soon would receive $30 million from the Libyan government, to be paid out to 15,000 former Pan Am employees and other creditors by year end, as part of a settlement reached last year in which Libya acknowledged its involvement in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Scotland.

October 2006: "Pan Am (CVL) Clipper Connection" announced it will operate from Elmira-Corning Regional Airport to Orlando Sanford from November 19th. The airline will operate 2 flights a week through the end of January 2007 as a trial period and will then decide whether to continue service on the route.

December 2006: 727-222 (21921, N348PA), leased to carry fans to college football championships in Phoenix - see photo.

February 2008: The USA Dept of Transportation (DOT) issued a Show Cause Order, which concluded that Boston-Maine's Air Operators Certificate (AOC) should be revoked. The airline was expected to cease operation within 30 days.

April 2008: Boston-Maine Airways (CVL) operates scheduled commuter services under the "Pan Am Clipper Connection" banner linking Portsmouth, Bedford, Elmira, New Haven, Trenton, and Baltimore-Washington International Airport. It also operates winter seasonal flights to Orlando-Sanford, Florida, and charter flights throughout the Americas.

Parent organization/shareholders: Guilford Transportation Industries (100%).

http://www.bmairways.com

(IATA) Code: E9 - 385. (ICAO) Code: (CXS) - CLIPPER EXPRESS.

Main Base: Portsmouth Pease International Tradeport airport (PSM).

Ceased operations.

Fleet:
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CVL-727-222
CVL-727

May 2008:

0 727-2JO (JT8D-15 HK) (1160-21106, /75 N362PA "CLIPPER LADY THATCHER;" 1172-21107, /75 N364PA "CLIPPER DESCHAPELLES"), EX-(JAM). WINGLETS. BOTH RETIRED. 149Y.

0 727-221 (JT8D-17R HK) (1764-22535, /82 N363PA "CLIPPER WALT HELMER;" 1794-22539, /82 N367PA "CLIPPER EGIL"), EX-(PAA)/(EOI), BOTH RETIRED. 149Y.

3 727-222 (JT8D-15 HK) (21400; 21401; 21402; 21404; 21406; 21407; 21408; 21413, NTU; 21561; 1503-21893, /79 N342PA "CLIPPER GUILFORD;" 1505-21894, /79 N343PA "CLIPPER BAHAMAS;" 1507-21895, /79 N347PA "CLIPPER RONALD REAGAN;" 1511-21896, /79 N357PA "CLIPPER DOMINICAN;" 1515-21898, /79 N349PA "CLIPPER JUAN TRIPPE;" 21900; 21902; 21903; 1528-21904, /79 N346PA; 21910; 21911 NTU; 21912; 21913; 21918; 1639-21921, /80 N348PA "CLIPPER ED BALL"). 21400 PARTED OUT; 21561 PARTED OUT. 9 PARTED OUT. 21404 PARTED OUT. EX-(UAL). 21893 XFRD TO BOSTON-MAIN AIRWAYS 2004-11. 21921; LSD FOR FLTS TO PHOENIX FOR COLLEGE BOWL FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2006-12 - SEE PHOTO. 149Y.

0 727-225 (JT8D-15 HK) (939-20623, /73 N361PA "CLIPPER A JAY CRISTOL;" 948-20628, /73 N365PA "CLIPPER PORTSMOUTH," WINGLETS), EX-(EAL). RTRD. 149Y.

0 727-282 (JT8D-17 HK) (1579-21950, /80 N369PA "CLIPPER PATHFINDER"), EX-(TAP)/(BLM), GUILFORD LSD. RTRD. 149Y.

2 CASA 212-200F (304; 309) (N203PA), EX-(STN), GUILFORD LSD 1999-03.

10 B AE JETSTREAM 31 (TPE331-1OUG-513H) (666, /85 N525PA "CLIPPER TAY;" 670, /85 N528PA "CLIPPER CLYDE;" 674, /85 N508PA "CLIPPER PECOS;" 681, /85 N536PA "CLIPPER MERRIMACK;" 687, /86 N535PA "CLIPPER CONNECTICUT;" 732, /86 N530PA "CLIPPER ALLAGASH;" 741, /87 N539PA; 748, /87 N531PA "CLIPPER MISSOURI;" 751, /87 N538PA "CLIPPER ISAR;" 771, /87 N529PA "CLIPPER SHANANDOAH"), 19Y.

Management:
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TIMOTHY MELLON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

CAPTAIN ROBERT MENCEL, GENERAL MANAGER (1998-07).

DAVID FINK, PRESIDENT (2000-04).

BARRY BIRMINGHAM, VP OPERATIONS.

DON BAXTER, VP MAINTENANCE (dbaxter@flypanam.com).

JUNE GOULDSBROUGH, ASSIST VP CUSTOMER RELATIONS.

JAMES BAKER, OPERATIONS DIRECTOR.

ED STALZER, CHIEF INSPECTOR (2000-09).

ANGELO DIAZ, MANAGER QUALITY CONTROL (QC) (1996-10).

CARL MANIIACI, MANAGER TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS.

 
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