Essair Airlines Pilot Hat Badge
The Pilot wing is identical except for
Houston, TX 1939-1946
Essair Airlines was first authorized service in 1939 and did so but ceased
operations due to legal problems. In 1944 the CAB gave approval and service was
again started in 1945. In 1946 the airline changed it's name to Pioneer Air
Lines. Merged with Continental Airlines in 1955.