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Flight Dept. CLOSED/CLOSING/SHRINKING?

NGT

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Just making a list of Flight Departments that have Closed(Ford,GM,etc..), Closing(Wachovia,etc..) or what your department is doing to reduce staff/planes/cost? Things are happening so fast it's hard to keep up!

Thanks

P.S. Looking for actions mostly since the Sept 08 time frame!
 

NGT

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OK I'll start;

1. GM closed
2. Ford closed
3. Wachovia closed
4. Bristol Myers Squib Closed
5. Textron closed PTK
6. FLexjet furloughed<100
7. XO Jet furloughed<75?
8. Flight Options furloughed>100
9. Fortune Brands closed CLE
10. Pfizer closed shuttle.
11. Citation Share furloughed<50?
 

Flyboy Sabre 65

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wrigley closed
brunswick closed
modine closed

And that is just the ones that I can think of off the top of my head.
 

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Just making a list of Flight Departments that have Closed(Ford,GM,etc..), Closing(Wachovia,etc..) or what your department is doing to reduce staff/planes/cost? Things are happening so fast it's hard to keep up!

Thanks

P.S. Looking for actions mostly since the Sept 08 time frame!

NGT,
King of the Golden Tee. What is going on? I know you know what went down with us last Tuesday, I 'm still in shock. Has the down turn affected you guys yet?
 

NGT

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NGT,
King of the Golden Tee. What is going on? I know you know what went down with us last Tuesday, I 'm still in shock. Has the down turn affected you guys yet?

Just trying to help employ your ex-employees. It helps to know who's gone! We took a little hit but we cut back 1.5 year ago! Give me a call.
 

siucavflight

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Sears out of DPA
 

siucavflight

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Shrinking by half.
 

AA717driver

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Indianapolis Colts.

Indianapolis Motor Speedway (still operating but aircraft on the block)

:(
TC
 

siucavflight

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The colts getting rid of their G-2 & the Bell? Wow I did not think that the Ursay family would ever give up their aircraft.
 

siucavflight

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Waco, this is one of my all time favorites, but I have gotten a lot of complaints telling me that the quality has slipped, I disagree.
 

Brett Hull

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When did Wrigley shut the doors?
 

jimmyw

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Was that the Indy colts football team owners relinquishing their plane ?
 

Cat3C

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When did Wrigley shut the doors?

My understanding is that the department was on the bubble since they were sold. I have also heard that the owners may keep an airplane. Seems to be all over the place on this one.

Some of the other on the list have had problems or other situations goig on for some time now.
 

semperfido

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Starbucks is to close more stores, sell a newly delivered $45m corporate jet and cut headquarters staff and worker benefits as it battles a slump in sales that has tracked the broader collapse in global discretionary spending.
 
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