I haven’t shared this on the blog save an article I wrote two months ago. I am trying to collect signatures for something that is near and dear to my heart, an airline.
Yes, it’s weird, but hear me out.
You can read the longer story, but long story short is that I am trying to get a charter airline named Swift Air to keep the name of the company it acquired a few months back named Eastern Airlines.
If the name seems familiar, that’s because it was a major airline in the US until it folded in 1991. Fast forward to 2015 and a new Eastern airline emerges. Along the way there were some issues that came to fore where the founder left the company either by choice or by force. In 2017 the new Eastern was looking for a buyer and found one with Swift Air. They bought the assets and there seem to be some talk that Swift would rebrand itself using the Eastern name. To this date that hasn’t happened.
The petition is asking Swift to use the Eastern name in some form. To that end, I have created a petition asking just that.
This is where you come in. If you follow this blog, I hope you will consider signing it. It will mean a lot.