Charter operator Dynamic International Airways has changed
its name to Eastern Airlines following a Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization, the company said in a filing with the Department of Transportation.
Dynamic operates charter flights with its fleet of Boeing
767s from airports in New York, Hong Kong, Guyana and the South Pacific island
nation of Palau. Prior to ceasing scheduled service in 2017 as part of the
Chapter 11 restructuring, the carrier operated a handful of scheduled routes,
including flights from New York to Latin America. The company emerged from Chapter 11 in March.
In making the name change, Dynamic could hope to capitalize
on the Eastern name recognition. Miami-based Eastern Air Lines ceased
operations in 1991. In 2015, a new ownership group, which had secured the
rights to Eastern's name and trademark, brought back Eastern Air Lines, flying
scheduled charter service between Miami and Cuba, as well more specialized
charter flights, including for sports teams.
The venture failed, however, and the airline, as well as its
name, was purchased by the charter operator Swift Air in the summer of 2017.
Dynamic's sole owner, Kenneth Wooley, also owns 38.75% of Swift Air.
Wooley has obtained a license from Swift to use the Eastern