Throwback Thursday
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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: USA 3000

USA 3000, originally known as Brendan Airways, was a small airline formed in 2001 as a way of flying cheap flights from the northeast to the Caribbean. USA3000 officially launched on December 28, 2001 with their first flight from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Cancun, Mexico. USA3000 did most of their early work as charters, mostly for vacation service company Apple Vacations. USA3000’s fleet started with one Airbus A320. USA3000 immediately became a smash hit and by the end of their first…