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An American Connection EMB aircraft (Photo: Cory W. Watts from Madison, Wisconsin/Creative Commons)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Trans World Connection / AmericanConnection

Trans World Connection was originally a small regional and commuter airline that operated on behalf of Trans World Airlines in the 1990s. The airline used a small fleet of Saab 340s, Jetstream 41s, and ATR 42s to provide connection services from their hubs in St. Louis, New York-JFK and Los Angeles. While regional arms of a major airline are not usually successful, Trans World Connection was able to see some success while operating next to TWA’s other regional arm, Trans…