Northcoast Executive Airlines

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Northcoast Executive Airlines
IATA ICAO Callsign
Founded February 1990[1]
Ceased operations January 29, 1991 (Chapter 7 Bankruptcy)
Operating bases Dayton General Airport
Company slogan The All Business Airline
Headquarters Miamisburg, OH (Dayton, OH)
Key people Calvin Humphrey

Northcoast Executive Airlines was a regional commuter airline that operated in the Midwestern United States in the early 1990s. The airline served secondary airports in larger cities with Fairchild SA227 aircraft (from the Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner family).

In late 1990, the airline announced a move from Cleveland's Burke Lakefront to the much larger Cleveland Hopkins International Airport,[2] but later rescinded its decision and returned to Burke.,[3][4] The conflicting announcements and schedule changes lead to confusion. The confusion,[5] combined with a weak regional economy, may have hastened the end of the airline.

Northcoast Executive was headed by CEO Calvin Humphrey. The airline filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy liquidation on January 29, 1991.[6]


Northcoast Executive serviced:


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  2. ^ "Burke Airport losing its airline", Cleveland Plain Dealer, Oct 17, 1990, pg. G1.
  3. ^ |Northcoast Executive Air may return to Burke next month
  4. ^ Northcoast Executive restores daily airline service at Burke, Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 4, 1990, pg. B18.
  5. ^ Northcoast Executive Airlines Inc to remain at Burke Lakefront Airport Cleveland Plain Dealer Oct. 26, 1990, pg E2.
  6. ^ |Morning Trivia - Airlines that Have Filled Bankruptcy

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