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People Express Airlines (PEOPLExpress) was a no-frills airline that received recognition for its cheap and simple fare structure in the 1980s. Despite surviving only 6 years, PEOPLExpress managed to reach a fleet size of 75 aircrafts and flew to 50 destinations.
Volga-Dnepr Airlines is an Ulyanovsk, Russia, based airline specializes in the oversize cargo market. The airline is most famous for having the largest Antonov An-124 fleet, total of 10 and 5 on order in addition to operating 3 Ilyushin Il-76.
The airline was founded in 1930 by the brothers Tom and Paul Braniff. The headquarters were in Dallas/Fort worth Texas, where they flew from, to Tulsa and Oklahoma City. Around 1935 Regional Airlines where acquired and the airline expanded its route network to St. Louis, Chicago, Kansas City, Houston and New Orleans.
In 1964, Central African Airways(CAA) set up Air Malawi after forming Air Rhodesia and Zambia Airways. The government owened, Air Malawi, started with two Douglas DC-3 and three DHC-2 Beavers. CAA supplied the airline with these airplanes and provided technical assistant, equipment and personnel.
In 1969, A.P Moller-Maersk founded Maerst Air by overtaking Falck Air and changing the name. Moller-Maersk decided to do this for the company’s economic expansion. In December 1970 operations of the cargo airline with headquarters in Copenhagen started with three aircrafts.