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Piedmont Airlines: A Complete History, 1948-1989 Richard E. Eller

Piedmont Airlines: A Complete History, 1948-1989

Richard E. Eller

Published March 28th 2012
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317 pages
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Founded by Thomas H. Davis in 1948, Piedmont Airlines was one of the most respected regional airlines of its time. This exhaustive history follows the airline from its humble beginnings at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, toMoreFounded by Thomas H. Davis in 1948, Piedmont Airlines was one of the most respected regional airlines of its time. This exhaustive history follows the airline from its humble beginnings at Smith Reynolds Airport in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to its 1989 absorption into USAir after a buyout at the highest price ever commanded by a regional airline.Drawing upon corporate documents, local news stories, and countless personal interviews with former Piedmont employees, the author tells the airlines history in detail. Nearly 100 photographs show the airlines development, and two appendices provide comprehensive lists of its fleet and service destinations. Fully indexed.