Midway Airlines 1979 Logo Phone Case

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This phone case features the logo from Midway Airlines that operated from 1979 to 1991.

Midway Airlines was a United States airline founded on August 6, 1976 filing with the Civil Aeronautics Board (CAB) for an airline operating certificate. Although it received its operating certificate from the CAB prior to the passage of the Airline Deregulation Act in 1978, it is widely recognized as the first post-deregulation start-up. The airline commenced operations on October 31, 1979.

The airline was intended to breathe new life into Midway International Airport, then called Chicago Midway Airport, which had lost most of its scheduled flights to O'Hare International Airport. Midway Airlines and the revitalized airport were advertised as a trouble-free alternative to O'Hare, and both of these spurred re-development and growth on Chicago's South Side. The airport was billed as a convenient ten- to fifteen-minute drive from downtown Chicago.

Citing the high price of jet fuel during the 1991 Gulf War and a drop in passengers in the recession that followed, the airline filed Chapter 11 in March 1991. In reorganization, Midway attempted to sell itself to Northwest Airlines. Northwest pulled out of negotiations on November 12, 1991, however, and Midway ceased operations the next day. Its bankruptcy was re-filed as a liquidation under Chapter 7 bankruptcy laws.

This is a slim fit, lightweight and durable mobile phone cover. One-piece clip-on slim fitting case that allows full access to all device ports.

Available Models:
• IPhone 6/6 Plus, 7/7 Plus, 8/8 Plus and X.
• Samsung Galaxy 5, 6/6E, 7/7E and 8/8P.