Throwback Thursday
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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: JetTrain

With Pittsburgh International Airport growing in size with the completion of a new terminal in 1992, it was an opportune time for new carriers to attempt to dislodge the hub presence that US Airways had built there during their Allegheny Airlines years. One of these carriers was an upstart low-cost carrier named AirTrain, who planned to start service in 1994. The airline’s launch was spearheaded by some airline employees of previous carriers, including Pan Am and Wings West, with the…