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A New Eastern Airlines to Set Up Shop in South Fla

A New Eastern Airlines to Set Up Shop in South Fla

An airline with a familiar name is looking to fly out of South Florida again.
 
Eastern Air Lines Group announced Tuesday that it has taken the first step to launching a new airline in Miami.
 
The Miami Herald reports the company plans to start its required certification with the Federal Aviation Administration soon.
 
Eastern Airlines had headquarters in Miami until 1991, when it went out of business. The new company points out it's not affiliated with the former Eastern.
 
Spokeswoman Maria Schnabel says the plan is to launch later this year after approvals are granted.

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