, the leading source for daily airline industry news and information, launched in 1997. Here is a look back: Western Pacific Airlines' Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization filing is seen by many as the beginning of the end for a no-frills airline that rarely has been profitable since commencing operations in April 1995, and which lost $58 million in the 18 months to June 30. The bankruptcy filing occurred just days after the planned merger with Frontier Airlines ...

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