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Capitol International Airways



  • Existence: 1946-1984

Historical Note

Capitol International Airways was an American airline from 1946 to 1984. Founded as Capitol Airways, it offered charter and scheduled passenger service. In 1967 the airline rebranded as Capitol International Airways. It changed again in 1980 to Capitol Air and operated under that name until its closure due to bankruptcy.


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Allen and Carol Gounaris Flying Tiger Flight Attendant Collection

Identifier: 2010-04-14-A
Contents of the Collection The collection is comprised of primarily textual materials with a small amount of photographs that are related to Dorothy (Jesseman) Allen and Carol (Prentice) Gounaris who worked for the Flying Tiger Line as flight attendants, 1960-1964. The collection has been sorted into two series.Series I, Dorothy Allen materials, is the bulk of the collection. It includes Flying Tiger employee documentation in the form of a 1962 flight attendant seniority list, cholera vaccination certificate,...

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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