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Airlines

Name: WINAIR AIRLINES
7JetSet7 Code: WII
Status: Currently Not Operational
Region: NORTH AMERICA
City: SALT LAKE CITY
Country: USA
Employees 27
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Background
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START-UP CHARTER SERVICES IN 1997. OWNED BY RICHARD WINWOOD. ENTERED DOMESTIC MID-SIZE MARKETS IN WESTERN USA, MEXICO, AND CANADA TRANS-BORDER JET AIRPLANE FLIGHTS WITH 2 737-200'S, 122 PAX, INITIALLY, WITH +2 IN 1ST YEAR. HUB AT LONG BEACH.

NOVEMBER 1997: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (DOT) OK'S INTERSTATE AND FOREIGN CHARTER COMBI SERVICE. NEEDS FURTHER (DOT) PERMISSION TO EXPAND TO MORE THAN 8 AIRPLANES.

DECEMBER 1997: 1 737-2Y5 (23040), EX-(TEB), INDIGO LEASED, HAMILTON AVIATION, ARIZONA, FOR "D" CHECK & NORDAM HUSHKIT INSTALLATION.

JANUARY 1998: PLANS FOR HOLIDAY AND SPORTS CHARTERS IN ADDITION TO TRANSBORDER SERVICE TO CANADA AND MEXICO.

MARCH 1998: 1 737-236 (21791), BOULLIOUN (BOU) LEASED, EX-BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB), TO HAVE NORDAM HUSHKITS INSTALLED BY HAMILTON AVIATION, ARIZONHA.

JUNE 1998: 1 737-236 (21800), BOULLIOUN (BOU) LEASED, EX-BRITISH AIRWAYS (BAB). LETTER OF INTENT (LOI) 1 737-2Y5 (23039), EX-BOURAQ AIRLINES (PTB), INDIGO 5 YEAR LEASED, (TCAS), WINDSHEAR/NORDAM HUSHKITS BY HAMILTON AVIATION.

JULY 1998: ISLIP - FORT LAUDERDALE/ORLANDO FOR SUN JET INTERNATIONAL (SJI).

AUGUST 1998: 1 737-200 (22703), EX-EAST WEST AIRLINES (BOM), EUROPEAN CAPITAL 7 YEAR LEASED, MALAYSIA AIRLINES (MAS) "D" CHECK, NORDAM HUSHKITS.

SEPTEMBER 1998: 3 737-4Q8'S (26279; 26306; 29107), PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS) TURKEY LEASED FOR CHARTER OPERATIONS FOR WORLD TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS, GEORGIA (TOUR OPERATOR). 737-247 (19613) RETURNED TO LORAIR.

NOVEMBER 1998: LONG BEACH TO SEATTLE, SACRAMENTO, OAKLAND, & LAS VEGAS.

2 737-3U3'S (28732; 28733), AIR NEW ZEALAND (ANZ) 30 MONTH LEASED.

DECEMBER 1998: 1 737-36M (28332), EX-VIRGIN EXPRESS (EBA) BOULLIOUN (BOU) LEASED. NEGOTIATING A PARTNERSHIP WITH AIR GUADELOUPE (GUP).

MARCH 1999: 2 737-3U3'S (28732; 28733), RETURNED TO INDIGO.

JUNE 1999: 3 737-4Q8'S RETURNED TO PEGASUS AIRLINES (PGS). 2 737-2Y5 (23039; 23040), RETURNED TO INDIGO (INZ).

JULY 1999: GOES OUT OF BUSINESS AFTER IT WAS UNABLE TO FIND FINANCING TO ACQUIRE AIRPLANES TO KEEP IT AFLOAT. HAS LAID OFF 75 EMPLOYEES.

SEPTEMBER 2000: 2 737-236 (21791; 21800), SOLD TO SUNWEST INTERNATIONAL, OPERATIONS BY PACE (PIE).

Fleet:
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July 1999:

0 737-247 (JT8D) (33-19598, /68 52 61), EX-(WAL).

0 737-253 (JT8D) (650-22279, /80 48 32, EX-(INT); 811-22703, /81 39 26, EX-(LDE), (ECC) LSD 1998-07.

0 737-2Y5 (JT8D-15A) (955-23040, /83 48 21), EX-(MLT) & (TEB), RTND (INZ )1999-06. 122 PAX.

0 737-236 (JT8D) (626-21791; 61-800), EX-(BAB), RTND (BOU), LST (PIE).

0 737-2Y5 (JT8D) (954-23039), EX-(PTB), RTND (INZ) 1999-06.

0 737-200 (JT8D) (22703), EX-(BOM), EUROPEAN CAPITAL LSD, (MAS) MAINT, ST (WJI) 2000-04.

0 737-3U3 (CFM56-3) (28732; 28733), (ANZ) 30 MTHS LSD 1998-11, RTND 1999-03.

0 737-36M (CFM56-3) (2809-28332), EX-(EBA), (BOU) LSD 1998-12. RTND.

0 737-4Q8 (CFM56-3) (26279; 26306; 29107), RTND TO (PGS) 1999-06.

Management:
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RICHARD WINWOOD, CHAIRMAN, PRESIDENT & (CEO) (OWNER).

STEVEN KASTELER, EXECUTIVE VP.

TROY PITHOUD, DIRECTOR MAINTENANCE.

ADRIENNE MARTINEZ, TECHNICAL PUBLICATIONS MANAGER.

 
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