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Name: EASTERN AIR LINES
7JetSet7 Code: EAL
Status: Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: MIAMI
Country: USA
Employees 2000
Web: easternairlines.aero
Email: info@easternairlines.aero
Telephone:
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Background
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EAL-1
EAL-1985-11-CEO
EAL-1991-A
EAL-1991-B
EAL-2014-07-MRJ-A
EAL-2014-07-MRJ90-B
EAL-2015-05 - TAKE-OFF OK.jpg
EAL-B
EAL-Logo.jpg

RESTARTED OPERATIONS IN 1994.

SEPTEMBER 1996: HQ AT PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA, REPORTS PLANNED START-UP IN 1997 FROM ATLANTA HUB USING NEW MD-80'S.

NOVEMBER 1997: OWNS 11% PAN AM (PAA). SOLD ITS MAINTENANCE FACILITIES AND A300'S TO (PAA).

February 2014: The USA Department of Transportation (DOT) is reviewing an application for a new Eastern Air Lines (EAL) to begin service. Eastern Air Lines Group (CEO) Ed Wegel plans to start charter service in December, pending (DOT) and (FAA) approval. The first airplane for the new airline could be an Airbus A320, scheduled for delivery in August or September, according to Wegel. The plans are for scheduled services, eventually.

Interestingly, Wegel’s group bought the Eastern name and logo out of bankruptcy court in 2009. It will run charter operations out of the former Eastern Air Lines headquarters in Miami.

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Fleet:
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EAL-737-800 - 2016-10.jpg
EAL-737-800-2014-05
EAL-737-8AL - 2014-12
EAL-A
EAL-DC-8
EAL-MRJ90-2014-07
EAL-MRJ90-2014-07-A

October 2017:

1 737-700 (CFM56-7B) (CFM56-7B).

3 737-800 (CFM56-7B).

1 737-8AL (CFM56-7B) (2115-35070, /06 N276EA "THE SPIRIT OF CAPTAIN RICKENBACKER"), EX-(5Y-KYB), EX-(KEN), FLY LEASING (BBB) LSD 2014-12. 12C, 150Y.

0 737-8SH (CFM56-7B) (42059, N283EA) RETURNED TO AIR LEASE CORP (ALE), EXPORTED TO BERMUDA.

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Management:
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EAL-1-EDWARD WEGEL-2014-07
EAL-COL FRANK BORMAN-CEO-1985

COLONEL FRANK BORMAN, WAS FORMER FOUNDING CHAIRMAN & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO).

GENERAL RAYMOND ODIERNO, CHAIRMAN.
General Raymond T Odierno culminated his nearly 40 year military career serving as the 38th Chief of Staff of the United States Army from 2011 to 2015. A native of Rockaway, New Jersey, General Odierno attended the United States Military Academy at West Point, graduating in 1976 with a commission in Field Artillery. He commanded at every echelon, from platoon to theater, with duty around the world. While assigned to US Army Europe, General Odierno served as a battalion executive officer and division artillery executive officer including deployment for Operations "DESERT SHIELD" and "DESERT STORM." He later commanded 2nd Battalion, 8th Field Artillery, 7th Infantry Division, and the Division Artillery, 1st Cavalry Division.

JAMES TOLZEIN, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (2016-10).
James was previously (EAL)'s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). He had joined Sunbelt in April 2007, bringing >35 years of experience in a variety of executive management, operations, and financial roles with mergers and acquisitions, public and private offering, turnaround, and growth company experience.

ED WEGEL, PRESIDENT & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO) (2014-02), REPLACED (2016-10).
Ed Wegel had >25 years of experience in the airline/aerospace industry and in investment banking and restructuring. From 1985 to 1987, after >5 years of active military service as an armor company commander, he had served as Director of Finance for Legacy Eastern in New York.
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