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Name: HEARTLAND AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: HAT
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: VANDALIA
Country: USA
Employees 7
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Background
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TO START OPERATIONS IN 2001. SCHEDULED JET AIRPLANE SERVICES WITH 717-200 AIRPLANES, CONFIGURED 2 X 2 4 ABREAST, 88 PASSENGER (PAX), EMULATING MIDWEST EXPRESS (MWX) SERVICE. BASED IN DAYTON OHIO. PLAN TO LAUNCH OPERATIONS IN 6/01 WITH 6 ORDERS 717-200 AND PLAN FOR A FLEET OF 25.

SEPTEMBER 2000: (LOI) 4 717-200'S, PEMBROKE (PEB) LEASED AND 2 ORDERS 717-200'S, BOEING CAPITAL (TBC) LEASED, 88 PAX, 5/01, (N601HL; NH602HL; NH603HL; NH604HL; NH605HL; NH606HL).

FEBRUARY 2001: FAILS TO COME UP WITH $55M IN FINANCING TO START OPERATIONS.

AUGUST 2001: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) DISMISSES HEARTLAND AIRLINES (HAT)'S APPLICATION, STATING IT WAS UNABLE TO SECURE FUNDING TO BEGIN OPERATIONS. RETURNS $35M TO INVESTORS.

Fleet:
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August 2001:

4 ORDERS 717-200, 88 PAX, 2 X 2 CONFIG, (PEB) LSD (DEFERRED).

2 ORDERS 717-200, TBC LSD (DEFERRED).

Management:
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WILLIAM HOWARD, CHAIRMAN, & CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER (CEO), EX-(PIE)/(TWA).

JOHN WEIKLE, PRESIDENT & FOUNDER.

 
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