Defunct (US) Airlines by BeanA

Champion(s):

BlakeSM


Runner(s)-Up:

RichmondJ


Quiz Description

A selection of questions regarding airlines that are no longer with us.

Full Results:

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1 BlakeSM 434 98 00
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3 SpoeriJ 367 93 15
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4 BarkerC 353 91 15
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5 Grahamd 349 88 15
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7 PerryS 343 83 00
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8 UllspergerA 304 80 15
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9 FlaxmanR 300 78 00
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10 WeikleB 294 74 15
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10 PeskinK 294 74 00
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12 SheahanJ 288 70 15
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13 PanjwaniR 286 67 00
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16 CoenM 278 60 00
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19 Matto 264 52 00
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20 BeningoS 257 48 15
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20 shesinsane 257 48 15
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22 GoldsteinB 235 44 00
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23 FryedBetaKappa 230 42 00
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24 BarrientosB 222 39 00
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31 BaileyBW 149 21 00
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32 GrahamJ 146 19 00
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Questions:

Air Florida Flight 90, which crashed less than a minute after takeoff, spelled the beginning of the end for that airline. What was Flight 90's intended destination?

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Tampa, Florida

On "Mad Men", one of Sterling Cooper's prized clients is this airline, absorbed by Allegheny in 1972.

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Mohawk Airlines

What airline was known for painting a cheerful smile on the underside of the nose of each of the planes in its fleet?

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Pacific Southwest Airlines

Name the currently ubiquitous businessman who was the previous owner of what is now the US Airways Shuttle.

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Donald Trump

Midwest Express (later Midwest Airlines) was known for the robust quality of its in-flight service, in particular the presence of what baked good on each flight?

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Chocolate chip cookies

During the mid-2000s, United operated a low-cost subsidiary that shared a name with a former ABC News anchor, among others. Name this short-lived airline.

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Ted

What flightless bird was the namesake for a relatively short-lived 1990s airline?

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Kiwi

When recounting the tale of the Be-Sharps in the "Simpsons" episode "Homer's Barbershop Quartet", what airline does Homer claim "introduced a generation of hicks to air travel"?

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People Express Airlines

In its final decades, TWA used what Midwestern city as its primary hub and corporate headquarters?

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St. Louis, Missouri

Throughout the 1970s and 80s, Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was home to "If You Had Wings," a ride and glorified promotion for what airline?

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Eastern Air Lines

What was originally the Pan Am Building towering over New York's Grand Central Station is now named for what major life insurer?

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MetLife

In the mid 70s, Braniff commissioned this sculptor and father of the mobile to design unique liveries for two of their planes.

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Alexander Calder