Throwback Thursday
JetsGo MD-80 aircraft (Photo: Duke - Orig source: "Photo by Duke", CC BY-SA 2.5,

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: JetsGo

With the Canadian market reeling from the loss of Canada 3000 Airlines and Canadian Airlines in 2001, entrepreneur Michel Leblanc wanted to start a new low-cost carrier to compete with Air Canada and WestJet. Leblanc, with plenty of experience in the industry as a founder and employee at Royal Aviation, Canada 3000, and Intair, looked ready to take on the Canadian airline industry with his new airline, JetsGo. JetsGo started service in June 2002 with two McDonnell-Douglas MD-80s operating flights…