TWA Airlines official site is www.twa.com. The website provide information about the various services offered by the airline. You could find helpful information about the schedules and reservations. The airline offered aviators program and you can get all the details required about this program on the website. Every detail about the airline service is equally available on the web.
The airline offered various deals to its customers while still in operation and you can get updated information about those deals on the website. Information about the travel agents that work for this airline is equally available, same for the details about the passenger services provided.
During its existence, this airline offered unique cargo services to make cargo transport very easy for its passengers and customers. The customer service provided by this airline was also one of the best recorded in the United States. You can find the information about the cargo container specifications, cargo compartment specifications and several other helpful details there.
It is one of the earliest in the world. TWA is an abbreviation for Trans World Airlines and it was one of the major in the United States. The airline is no more in existence. It was founded in 1930 and stopped operations in 2001.
Its initial name when first established was Transcontinental & Western Air and it was operating from New York City to the city of Los Angeles through Kansas City, St. Louis and several other stops with Ford Trimotors.
The airline was among the Big Four providing domestic airline services in the United States; the other three are Eastern, United and American. It was formed in 1930 by the Spoils Conference of 1930.
The hubs of the airline are below:
- Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta
- Stapleton International Airport (Denver)
- Luis Munoz Marin International Airport
- Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.
- John F. Kennedy International Airport New York City
- The airline had a secondary hub at Pittsburg International Airport
- The airline focused on the following cities while it was in operation:
- Los Angeles International Airport
- Logan International Airport
- Kansas City International Airport
- Charles de Gaulle Airport, Paris
While it was in operation, the airline had up to 190 aircraft in its fleet and it covered up to 132 locations. Over the years of its existence, the airline was associated with several slogans and it had cause to chance slogans after each decade.
The name of its parent company was Trans World Corporation, whose name was changed to AMR Corporation later. TWA Airlines’ headquarters also changed locations during its existence.
The headquarters was in New York City from 1930 to 1931, changed to Kansas City until 1964, moved back to New York City in 1964 where it remained until 1987, later moved to Mount Kisco in New York in 1987 and remained there until 1992. St. Louis, Missouri accommodated the headquarters until 2001 and it finally moved to Forth Worth in Texas in April 2001.