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Name: GREAT AMERICAN AIRWAYS
7JetSet7 Code: GAR
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: RENO
Country: USA
Employees 100
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Background
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FOUNDED IN 1979. EXPANDED TO WORLDWIDE SERVICE IN 1993. DOMESTIC, REGIONAL & INTERNATIONAL, CHARTER, PASSENGER, JET AIRPLANE SERVICES.

SEPTEMBER 1996: 2 MD-83'S (JT8D-219) (53191; 53192), (AWW) LEASED.

OCTOBER 1996: 2 MD-80'S, 12F, 132Y, WET-LEASED TO AIR JAMAICA (JAM) AND OPERATED AS TARGET AIRWAYS.

APRIL 1997: GROUNDED BY (FAA) FOR ALLEGEDLY FALSIFYING RECORDS. AIRLINE DENIES THE ALLEGATIONS.

RETURNED 2 MD-83'S TO AWAS (AWW).

JUNE 1997: FILED FOR CHAPTER 11 BANKRUPTCY.

2 MD-80'S OPERATED FOR AIR JAMAICA (JAM), RETURNED TO AWAS (AWW).

DECEMBER 1997: 1 MD-87 (49724) TO AEROMEXICO (AMX).

JANUARY 1998: 1 MD-82 (49144) TO (CMI).

MAY 1998: (FAA) REVOKES ITS AIR OPERATING CERTIFICATE (AOC).

JANUARY 1999: MD-87 (49777) SOLD TO SPIRIT AIRLINES (SPR).

Fleet:
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January 1999:

3 DC-9-15.

1 MD-82 (49144) TO (CMI) 1998-01.

2 MD-83 (JT8D-219) (53191; 53192), (AWW) LEASED, RTND 1997-04.

0 MD-87 (49777), 1 TO (AMX), 1 TO (SPR).

2 MD-80, WET-LSD (JAM) AS TARGET AIRWAYS, RTND (AWW) (1997-06). 12F, 132Y.

Management:
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KEN DAMASK, VP AND GENERAL MANAGER.

JIM NICKELSON, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE.

ROBB STEELE, DIRECTOR QUALITY CONTROL (QC).

 
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