Throwback Thursday
A Morris Air Boeing 737-300 (Photo: By Richard Silagi [GFDL ( or GFDL (], via Wikimedia Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Morris Air

With June Morris’s travel agency doing well, the entrepreneur made a move to start a new airline to accompany the thriving business. Morris contacted co-founder of WestJet David Neeleman and together the two helped form a charter airline called Morris Air Service in 1984. Early routes were to Hawaii with Morris Air Services leasing a Hawaiian Airlines Douglas DC-8 to operate from Salt Lake City to Honolulu. For a long period of time, the airline leased aircraft from Continental Airlines…