Fun place to work, many benefits.
National was acquired in 1980 by Pan Am Corp. They needed a domestic carrier to feed Pan Am's international hubs. What actually happened was Pan Am saw a valuable asset in National Airlines, and instead of using it as a feeder to their route structure, they started selling off National's assets to raise cash, which they needed desperately. Thus, defeating - more ... the original purpose of the acquisition. Some say this was the real purpose of the acquisition, and that this was the only way they could get the approval of National stockholders to make the deal. Many of us at National smelled a rat right f ... - less
ProsGreat flying, small company.
ConsCouldn't survive alone in a very competitive market.