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Seven years ago Piedmont Airlines was a medium-sized regional carrier in the Southeast. Today, it is one of the country's major airlines with annual revenues exceeding $1 billion. Since the airlines deregulated in 1978, Piedmont's jet fleet has tripled in size, with a comparable expansion in employees and passengers. The company recently placed an order with Boeing for twenty-five of its 737-400 twinjets, with an option for thirty more, total cost $1.9 billion.
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12487
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Plentl has been director of the North Carolina Department of Transportation's Division of Aviation since October 1973. He is interviewed on a variety of topics including recent developments affecting the state's air transportation system and the important role that system has in North Carolina's economic development efforts.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 44 Issue 7, July 1986, p33-35, 52, il, por
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12485
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William C. Steele is the new president and CEO of Carolina Coach Company, the country's third-largest interstate bus carrier. Though the company has declined in the past decade, Steele is seeking to restore it through improving service and image, cutting costs and route duplication, and looking for way to use the company's 225 buses profitably.
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12488
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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.
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12486
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Peters served as North Carolina'â„¢s Commissioner of Motor Vehicles from 1977 to 1981. Since January 1982 he has been executive vice president of the Raleigh-based North Carolina Trucking Association. He discusses how deregulation has affected the trucking industry and the industry's economic impact within the state.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 44 Issue 7, July 1986, p28, 30, 32, 51-52, por
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12484
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Ken Younger is president and chief executive officer of Carolina Freight Corporation. Headquartered in Cherryville in Gaston County, the company is one of the nation's ten largest freight handlers. We the People of North Carolina magazine features Younger in its Businessman In the News section.
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