Business Express Airlines Pilot Hat Badge 2nd Issue
Westport, CT then Dover, NH 1985-2000
Business Express Airlines often referred to as Business Express or BizEX, was an American regional airline founded as Atlantic Air in 1982. The airline name changed to Business Express name in 1985. In 1986 Pilgrim Airlines, which itself had acquired NewAir about a year prior, was acquired by the airline. Shortly thereafter, Business Express become one of Delta Air Lines's first Delta Connection carriers. Acquired Mall Airways in 1989. In December 1998, Business Express Airlines announced that AMR Eagle Holding Corp., parent of American Eagle Airlines and Executive Airlines would purchase the airline. In late 2000, the airline ceased independent existence when operations were transferred to American Eagle.