Northeast Express Regional Airlines Pilot Hat Badge
Manchester, NH 1981-1995
Northeast Express Regional Airlines was a regional airline based in Manchester, New Hampshire. The airline was originally known as Valley Airlines started by Maine businessman Roland Martin. It capitalized on the US government essential air service by flying intrastate Maine to small communities that otherwise would not have access to airline services. Then the airline was brought by Allen Caruso of Bar Harbor Airlines fame. They rebranded and became Northeast Express Regional Airlines and became a Northwest Airlines codeshare affiliate dba Northwest Airlink. The airline declared bankruptcy and was liquidated, along with its sister company Precision Airlines, in 1995.