Throwback Thursday
A Texas International DC-9 (Photo: Jon Proctor - Gallery page, GFDL 1.2,

TBT (Throwback Thursday) In Aviation History: Texas International Airlines

Some states have been successful in creating airlines named after themselves. Hawaiian Airlines and Alaska Airlines are the two notable examples that operate and continue to grow and expand on a daily basis. Many other states in the past also operated their own air carriers that were either sold and merged into larger airlines or ceased operations. Texas International Airlines was founded in 1944 as Aviation Enterprise. With hubs in both Dallas and Houston, the airline began operating flights under…