Throwback Thursday

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Aloha Airlines

Aloha Airlines survived for nearly 62 years, and had a long history of success and downfalls before collapsing in 2008. Founded in 1946 as Trans-Pacific Air, its inaugural flight occurred on July 26 using a DC 3. The name was changed to Aloha Airlines in 1958. With the change came the Jetprop F-27. And in 1969, the carrier replaced their entire fleet with Boeing 737's. In 1972, plans to merge with Hawaiian Airlines failed. Four years later, Air Service Co.…