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American Export Airlines (1937-1945)



  • Existence: 1937-1950

Historical Note

American Export Airlines was founded in April 1937 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the shipping company American Export Lines. The airline changed its name to American Overseas Airlines in 1945. It ceased operations in late 1950 when it merged into Pan American Airways.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Commercial Airlines Collection

Identifier: 2018-00-00-23
Abstract The Commercial Airlines Collection is an artificial collection comprised of textual, visual, and audiovisual materials of commercial airlines from around the world, 1910s-2020s.

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