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Hooters in the sky

The owner of the Hooters restaurant chain has finally succeeded in his quest to buy an airline.

In a news release, [Hooters of America Chairman Robert H.] Brooks said he plans to establish a charter air service called Hooters Air and would provide leisure travel service for the golf industry to Myrtle Beach, S.C. Brooks also has a home there.

In September, bankrupt Vanguard Airlines rejected Brooks’ offer to buy the assets of the failed Kansas City, Mo., company.

“While things did not work out with Vanguard, I learned through my due diligence efforts that the charter service segment is a healthier business arena and much better suited for extending the Hooters brand,” Brooks said.

I suppose going from hot wings to airplane wings is a brand extension. I’m just wondering if the flight attendants will be required to wear those orange short-shorts.

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2 Comments

  1. If they don’t, who would fly them?

  2. Mike says:

    How do pilots get applications for Hooters Airline? We at La Tech have searched everywhere we know on the web for a site with information but haven’t found it yet. Please help us out with our search.

    Living to Fly,
    @ LA TECH

    Mike