• The rise and fall of Hooters Air - the airline that lost the 'breastaurant' $40 million

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    You might not remember it, but at one point Hooters had an airline. Hooters Air launched in 2003, but closed about three years later. The company cited a number of reasons for the airline's failure, including a $40 million loss. But in the short time that Hooters Air existed, it made a major economic impact on one city in particular - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - that's where the airline was headquartered, and where it brought thousands of tourists every week.
    We talked to people who worked for Hooters Air - flight attendants and one pilot. They told us what it was really like to work...
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  • The rise and fall of Hooters Air

    9 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    You might not remember it, but at one point Hooters had an airline. Hooters Air launched in 2003, but closed about three years later. The company cited a number of reasons for the airline's failure, including a $40 million loss. But in the short time that Hooters Air existed, it made a major economic impact on one city in particular - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - that's where the airline was headquartered, and where it brought thousands of tourists every week.
    We talked to people who worked for Hooters Air - flight attendants and one pilot. They told us what it was really like to work...
    Read more ...