Los Angeles, CA 1982-1991
Air LA started life as a charter airline in the late 1970s. It first started scheduled operations in May 1982. In November 1990, Air L.A. added Mexico service through the acquisition of Air Resorts Airlines. The airline bought Conquest Airlines In early 1995 Air L.A. also bought St. Paul, MN based Capitol Air (Not to be confused with the Capitol Air that operated jets) the Saint Paul based Capitol Air was a small commuter that served primarily Chicago Midway and Milwaukee from the St. Paul Downtown airport between mid-December 1993 and December 31, 1994.