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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: A Look Back at PeoplExpress(es)?

While the title of the article may seem deceiving, it is in fact true that two airlines have held the name PeopleExpress since 1980. One was a moderate success, while the other lasted just a few months. Both had the same goal of making flying affordable for the general public, but unfortunately both also had their own unique problems that led to their downfalls. Don Burr founded the original PeopleExpress in 1981, utilizing his experience as a former executive at…