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John Selvaggio is CEO of fledging Midway Airlines, which serves 19 cities, mostly in Florida and the Northeast. With sales reaching $127 million in 1995, the company plans further expansion by going public in 1996.
Warren H. Wheeler was a Piedmont Airlines pilot six years ago. Wheeler Flying Service was a sideline one pilot (himself) and one plane. Today he still flies for Piedmont, but his company, Wheeler Airlines has eleven planes and twenty-eight employees. Wheeler is a commuter airline serving North Carolina and Norfolk, Virginia with twelve flights daily.
American Airlines is building a hub terminal in Raleigh scheduled to open in mid-1987. The airline and its commuter partner, American Eagle, will fly eighty-five flights a day to thirty-five cities. The initial phase will create 475 new jobs and about 1,300 ultimately when the terminal is in full operation. The airline is committing about $114 million to the project.