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Remembering People Express- The First Ultra-Low Cost Carrier

We’ve been really enjoying this history kick we’ve been on of late. So, newsflash…July 31st, 1986….

The Associated Press reports that Newark-based People Express will eliminate service to eight cities and change its pricing structure and policies, as well as lese eight 727-200 aircraft to another airline. It was the largest reduction in service thus far for the then five-year old carrier.