|New airline, familiar name to launch in Miami|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
MIAMI — An airline with a familiar name is looking to fly out of South Florida again.
Eastern Air Lines Group announced Tuesday that it has taken the first step to launching a new airline in Miami.
The Miami Herald reported the company has applied to the United States Department of Transportation for a certificate of public convenience and necessity.
It plans soon to start its required certification with the Federal Aviation Administration.
Eastern Airlines had headquarters in Miami until 1991, when it went out of business.
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