Atlantic Gulf Airlines First Officer Wing

St. Petersburg, FL 1983-1986

Atlantic Gulf Airlines was a regional airline in Florida that began operations in October 1983. The airline began with service from Miami to St. Petersburg, Florida. By early 1984 and cities such as Tallahasee, Ft. Lauderdale and Atlanta, Georgia were added. The St. Petersburg market did not work out for Atlantic Gulf and the airline went into chapter 11 and the airline was also moved from St. Petersburg to Tallahassee. The airline began running service from Tallahssee to Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Atlanta. With crushing competition inside Florida, a grounded fleet and dwindling cash resources the airlines ceased operations in 1986.


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