Braniff International Airways destinations

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This is a list of destinations served by Braniff International Airways before it ceased operations in May 1982.[1]


  1. ^ Braniff International Timetable for April 15, 1982 (accessed 2012-09-06).
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i On December 15, 1978, Braniff added 16 new cities and 32 new routes, which it stated to be the "largest single-day increase by any airline in history". Beth Ellyn Rosenthal and Bruce Selcraig, "Bad Times at Braniff: Harding Lawrence’s grandiose flight plan took Braniff to dizzying heights, but it ultimately put the airline into a tailspin." D Magazine, February 1981. The new cities are listed at "Airline expanding", Associated Press in The Victoria Advocate, November 19, 1978. By 1982 several of these cities were no longer on the schedule.
  3. ^ Carlos A. Schwantes, Going Places: Transportation Redefines the Twentieth-Century West (Indiana University Press, 2003), ISBN 978-0253342027, p.313. Excerpts available at Google Books.
  4. ^ Thomas Petzinger, Jr., Hard Landing: The Epic Contest for Power and Profits That Plunged the Airlines into Chaos (Random House Digital 1996), ISBN 978-0812928358. Excerpts available at Google Books.
  5. ^ "Giant Airliner no big success", Reuters in Leader-Post, January 5, 1972.
  6. ^ Gordon Baxter, "Braniff's Final Hours", Flying, October 1982, pp. 85, 87.
  7. ^ "Britain Denies Braniff Requests", Sarasota Herald-Tribune, February 14, 1978.
  8. ^ "Braniff Scrubs Maiden Flight From London In Fare Dispute", Associated Press in Toledo Blade, March 2, 1978.
  9. ^ Dennis Fulton, "Braniff Was Dallas's Introduction to Airline Bankruptcy", Dallas Morning News, April 20, 2003.
  10. ^ a b Oklahoma City was the airline's first headquarters, and Oklahoma City-Tulsa the first route, when the airline began flying on June 28, 1928. Keith Tolman, "Braniff International Airways", Oklahoma Historical Society Encyclopedia of Oklahoma History and Culture (accessed 2012-12-10).