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Profile for: Trans World Airlines
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Trans World AirlinesTWATWTWAUSA.MissouriKansas City/New York1950-2001
Severed links with Howard Hughes/Hughes Tool Company on 31/12/1960 (last stocks sold on 31/5/1966) following a legal dispute against Equitable Life Insurance Company. Reorganized in 1979 as subsidiary of Trans World Corporation. Acquired in 1985 by Carl Icahn (52%). Took-over Ozark in 1986. Chapter 11 between 31/1/92 and 3/11/93 when Icahn resigned and employees took a 45% stake (later reduced to 30%). Chapter 11 again briefly from 30/6/95. Carl Icahn's stake reduced to 9.9% in 1996. Acquisition being attempted by Russia's Transaero in 1997, then Global Airlines Corp in 2000. Acquired by American's AMR Corp and re-entered Chapter 11 ion 10/1/01, becoming TWA Airlines Llc on 2/12/01 (still operating under its own AOC certificate, dba American Airlines) before a full merger was completed on 30/8/04.
Trans World AirlineTWA  USA.MissouriKansas City/New York1945-1950
Renamed 17/5/1950 to Trans World Airlines.
Transcontinental & Western AirTWA  USA.MissouriKansas City/New York1930-1945
Formed by the merger of 1929-born TAT/Transcontinental AT (formed by merging 1925-born Standard AL & Maddux AL) & part of 1925-born Western Air Express (other part became Western AL). Acquired (87%) by Howard Hughes in 1938. Obtained permission to operate overseas in 12/1945 against Pan American.

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Traffic and Financial data overview for Trans World Airlines
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SubFleets for: Trans World Airlines
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  Fleet Timeline
all times
Avg Age
Trans World ALB.747B.747-100     2929- 
Trans World ALB.747B.747-200B     88-
Trans World ALB.747B.747SP     33-
Trans World ALL.1011L-1011 (Classic)     5757-
Trans World ALB.767B.767-200(ER)     1212-
Trans World ALB.767B.767-300(ER)     1515-
Trans World ALB.2707B.2707-100     1212-
Trans World ALB.707B.707-120     1818-
Trans World ALB.707B.707-120B     4343-
Trans World ALB.707B.707-320(A)     1818-
Trans World ALB.707B.707-320B     4141-
Trans World ALB.707B.707-320C     1818-
Trans World ALB.720B.720-020B     44-
Trans World ALCV-880CV-880 Series     3939-
Trans World ALB.727B.727-100     2727-
Trans World ALB.727B.727-100C     88-
Trans World ALB.727B.727-200     7777-
Trans World ALB.757B.757-200     2727-
Trans World ALB.717 (DC-9)B.717-200 (DC-9)     5050-
Trans World ALDC-9DC-9-10     2727-
Trans World ALDC-9DC-9-30     3838-
Trans World ALDC-9DC-9-40     33-
Trans World ALDC-9DC-9-50     1212-
Trans World ALDC-9DC-9-80 (MD-80)     112112-
Trans World ALCaravelleCaravelle 7A     66-
Trans World ALL.1649 StarlinerL.1649A     2929-
Trans World ALL.1049L.1049 Series     1212-
Trans World ALL.1049L.1049G     2828-
Trans World ALL.1049L.1049H     1010-
Trans World ALB.377B.377-10 Series     1414-
Trans World ALL.649/749 ConstellationL.649 Series     2323-
Trans World ALL.649/749 ConstellationL.749     1212-
Trans World ALL.649/749 ConstellationL.749A     2929-
Trans World ALL.049/149 ConstellationC-69C-LO     55-
Trans World ALL.049/149 ConstellationL.049     4545-
Trans World ALDC-4C-54-DO (DC-4)     22-
Trans World ALDC-4C-54B (DC-4)     88-
Trans World ALDC-4C-54E (DC-4)     33-
Trans World ALDC-4C-54G (DC-4)     44-
Trans World ALDC-4DC-4 (civil C-54)     33-
Trans World ALB.307B.307 (S-307 Stratoliner)     1010-
Trans World ALMartin M-202Martin 202     1717-
Trans World ALMartin M-303Martin 303     5050-
Trans World ALMartin M-404Martin 404     4141-
Trans World ALC-46C-46 Series     11-
Trans World ALDC-3C-47 ()     44-
Trans World ALDC-3C-47A     1111-
Trans World ALDC-3C-47B     44-
Trans World ALDC-3C-53 (DC-3)     2222-
Trans World ALDC-3DC-3 (impressed)     1818-
Trans World ALDC-3DC-3 (pre-war)     3838-
Trans World ALDC-3DC-3A (pre-war)     33-
Trans World ALDC-3DC-3B     1010-
Trans World ALDC-3DST (Sleeper DC-3)     22-
Trans World ALDC-2DC-2 Series     3232-
Trans World ALDC-1DC-1-109     11-
 TOTAL:     11951195-
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All-times Fleets of Trans World Airlines
Total number of aircraft: 1195. Use link above to launch or links within above table for specific subfleets.

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