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Trans World Airlines

Early Jetliners to Florida

Trans World Airlines In the 1950's, Trans World Airlines (TWA) was operating both domestic routes and the second largest international route system from the U.S.A. after Pan American. Florida service was inaugurated in January, 1959 using Lockheed Constellation propeller aircraft on a St. Louis - Nashville - Atlanta - Tampa - Miami route. In 1963, the props were replaced with Boeing 707's from St. Louis to Tampa and Miami.

Sample one-way fares from St. Louis to Miami: First class (F)$88; Day coach (Y)$69; All fares are in U.S. dollars.

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B707 - Trans World Airlines
Boeing 707 Trans World Airlines
Series: 131 Engines: 4 x PW JT3A-6 Thrust: 13500lb (6124kg) Wingspan: 130ft (40m) Length: 144ft (44m) Height: 41ft (12m) Passengers: 174 Max weight: 247000lb (112039kg) Range: 3510mi (5649km) Max cruise: 620mph (998kph)
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