Texas International Airlines Timetables, Route Maps and History
Texas International Airlines Timetables, Route Maps and History from 1966 until the 1982 merger with Continental. Texas International Airlines known from 1944 until 1947 as Aviation Enterprises, until 1969 as Trans-Texas Airways, and as Texas International Airlines until 1982, when it merged with Continental Airlines. In 1977, Texas International under Frank Lorenzo made headlines when it introduced its ultra-low peanuts fares. Texas Air Corp, almost took over National Airlines, and eventually took over Continental and Eastern in ill-fated moves that led to acrimony, strikes, and bankruptcies for both carriers.