Interstate Airlines



Interstate Airlines was formed in June 1928 to operate the mail route CAM 30 between Chicago and Atlanta. Mail and passenger services started in December, also between St. Louis and Evansville, a stop on the Chicago-Atlanta run. The airline was acquired by the Aviation Corporation towards the end of 1929. Interstate continued during 1930 with mail services only. Eventually, Interstate was integrated into the Aviation Corporation's operating airline, American Airways. American, through its Embry-Riddle Division, took over and reintroduced passenger services between Chicago and Atlanta, now routed via Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville instead of via Terre Haute and Evansville.


December 1, 1928
(From the collection of Craig Morris)

September 25, 1929
(From the collection of Michael Dawes)
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