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About Trans World Airlines - (TW) Flights

Trans World Airlines was a major American airline company that was founded in the year 1924 as Western Air Express. It provided one way flight deals from New York City to Los Angeles via Kansa City, St. Louis and a few other cities, along with Ford Trimotors. Along with United, Easter and America, Trans World was one of the ‘Big Four’ air carriers in the US that was formed by the Spoils Conference of 1930.

Trans World was headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri. It maintained its primary hub at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport and a secondary hub at Pittsburgh International Airport. Its frequent flyer program was called Aviators.

Connectivity and Fleet Size

With a fleet size of 192 aircrafts, Trans World flights catered to a total of 132 destinations across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.  

Trans World offered flight tickets to destinations like San Jose, Fort Meyers, Salt Lake City, Oklahoma City, Cairo, Nassau, Vancouver, Riyadh, Paris, London, etc.

Services and Amenities

Trans World Airlines was acquired by American Airlines in 2001. Let’s take a look at the amenities and services an American Airline (Trans World) reservation would get you –

In-flight Wi-Fi on selected aircrafts.

Choose from a selection of award winning movies, TV shows, music and games with individual in-seat entertainment. Complimentary tablets and headphones are also available in First and Business Class cabins, on selected aircrafts.

Delight your taste buds with a variety of appetizing snacks, quick bites and warm meals on-board.

Choose from an exotic wine selection.

Baggage

Carry-on baggage Allowance

Passengers can carry up to one bag along with one personal item such as a laptop bag, purse or briefcase fee-free which must adhere to the following requirements –

The maximum dimensions of the baggage must not exceed 45 linear inches including wheels and handles.

Must fit in the overhead bin or beneath the seat in front of you.

Items like jackets, umbrellas, walkers, wheelchairs and duty free items are not included under carry-on baggage.

Checked Baggage Allowance –

Passengers traveling on domestic route, Transpacific and Transatlantic can check -in up to 10 standard bags. Passengers traveling on routes that include Brazil, Mexico, Caribbean, South and Central America can transport up to 5 checked baggage. Checked luggage must adhere to the following requirements –

Dimensions must not exceed 62 inches.

Weight must not exceed 50 pounds.

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