The 30 Year-Old Airline That's Never Flown

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Half as Interesting
Half as Interesting - 2 months ago
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JNTHN WLLMN
JNTHN WLLMN - Month ago
The airlines “Half as Airworthy” already exist, it’s call allegiant airlines
JNTHN WLLMN
JNTHN WLLMN - Month ago
Topic: how do airlines pick there hubs? What are the factors behind it?
solarflere
solarflere - Month ago
fake video, 80% of all info given here is fake. It was a NWA plane for starters.
Ushio01
Ushio01 - 2 months ago
Half as Airworthy huh? I guess your only going to buy Boeing 737 Max planes then?
Psittac20
Psittac20 - 2 months ago
wendover guy = subscribe
Hemant joe
Hemant joe - 6 days ago
Their reason for Baltimore,Trenton, Albany, islip was god level
Lordkey
Lordkey - 7 days ago
QaaaaZack
Augusto Alvarez
Augusto Alvarez - 13 days ago
T r u m p a i r l i n e s
DD
DD - 15 days ago
that's a long h
SLagonia
SLagonia - 15 days ago
Islip is pronounced Eye-slip
Not Telling
Not Telling - 18 days ago
It's Islip, like "eyes lip", not "is lip"
Franz Martinez
Franz Martinez - 18 days ago
0:31- probably one of the earliest records of a genuine Slav Squat
f g
f g - 23 days ago
*Wendover wants to know your location*
Christopher Scafidi
Christopher Scafidi - 24 days ago
It's eye-slip, not is-slip. I swear you do that on purpose!
Kyle
Kyle - 24 days ago
footage at 1:26 isn't 1991 USSR coup attempt. It is the successful coup of 1993, when boris yeltsin (supported by USA) sent the army in to kill the russian parliament and gave himself dictator powers. The building being shelled by tanks was the Russian parliament building.
Ryan Edwards
Ryan Edwards - 26 days ago
Btw, long Islander here, Islip is pronounced Ice-lip, now you gota try “Cutchouge, amagansett, aquebogue, hauppauge, massapequa, wyandanch, yaphank” and plenty other fun longisland names
MinePlayersPE
MinePlayersPE - 29 days ago
I've just found out that the USGlobal site uses Wix
SwingFish
SwingFish - Month ago
Half as Airworthy .. Priceless !!!
Rafael Amaral
Rafael Amaral - Month ago
USSR
Yan Marle
Yan Marle - Month ago
low iq
Christopher Jones
Christopher Jones - Month ago
So many FAA and DOT resources wasted on these clowns.
Ben Rimington
Ben Rimington - Month ago
HAI went communist
johnny chang
johnny chang - Month ago
They obviously were predating big scammers company such as those Bolichicos from Venezuela called Derwick Associates who has no experience at all in the power generation sector and buy a bunch of end of life gas turbines and sell it for a premium to a totalitarian government such as those of Chavez and Maduro whose incompetence are beyond any belief.
Javon Evans
Javon Evans - Month ago
Long Islander here... Hearing you mispronounce “Islip” (Ice - Slip) made me laugh harder than I have in months so thank you
Deep Blue Mania
Deep Blue Mania - Month ago
Sigh, half as lame. Why? The video was more like focused on selling Dashlane.
Anastasia S.
Anastasia S. - Month ago
Uhh...St Petersburg USSR? You mean Leningrad, right?
the.abhiram.r
the.abhiram.r - Month ago
you should colab with wendover productions tho...
Michael L
Michael L - Month ago
Islip is pronounced like I-slip with the I sounding like eye
Kirblue!
Kirblue! - Month ago
The red at the beginning made me think:


*COMMUNISM*
the.abhiram.r
the.abhiram.r - Month ago
yeah no shit 😂
bcubed72
bcubed72 - Month ago
Gee, those exclusive air rights to USSR ought to have cash value. Couldn't have they sold these to, you know, an ACTUAL airline?
If USSR wouldn't acknowledge the right to sell, they could have had an established airline do it as a "code share" of sorts.
Lord Toxicity
Lord Toxicity - Month ago
It’s pronounced ice-lip not is-lip
Singapore Response
Singapore Response - 2 months ago
1:36 the plane that ran out of fuel
Roman Barnes
Roman Barnes - 2 months ago
just walk
Tom McGlone
Tom McGlone - 2 months ago
Soooooo they got 30 year advanced deliveries of 737 MAX8s?
Klint Maurer
Klint Maurer - 2 months ago
Stealing money from the wealthy, and no prosecution for this long. Investors must be foreign.
Electric Boogaloo
Electric Boogaloo - 2 months ago
I'm going to (eventually) have their planes flying above my house, I only live like 10 miles from Stewart...
Zach Brown
Zach Brown - 2 months ago
just wanted to let you know as a native Long Islander, the town is pronounced EYE-slip, not ISS-lip...don’t feel bad though, virtually every town on Long Island is some form of Native American language. it IS pretty damn funny to watch visitors/tourists who have never been here before try to pronounce town names like Ronkonkoma 😂
Zach Brown
Zach Brown - 2 months ago
1:09 Brooklyn Nine-Nine? 😂
Balistic 120
Balistic 120 - 2 months ago
That’s not how you say Islip
The Mad Gentleman
The Mad Gentleman - 2 months ago
Soooooo, Baltia is a money laundering scheme?
Rami Hamzeh
Rami Hamzeh - 2 months ago
I thought this was Wendover productions for a sec
James Latini
James Latini - 2 months ago
Islip is actually pronounced ice-lip instead of is-lip. Its small but it bugs me because I actually live in Islip. Hope this helps
_jeff _
_jeff _ - 2 months ago
baltia states
Coby Explanes
Coby Explanes - 2 months ago
Wendover sure loves his planes, doesnt he? If you think you like planes as much as he does, though, I strongly recommend subscribing to this channel: @
MatryoNihon
MatryoNihon - 2 months ago
I got worried and thought normal airlines flew
Chronically Vlogging
Chronically Vlogging - 2 months ago
I honestly hate airplanes so I won’t be stepping on any airplanes at all regardless of how it looks.
RG Firebuff607
RG Firebuff607 - 2 months ago
It’s not Islip. It’s I S L I P
Typical Mapping
Typical Mapping - 2 months ago
Cathay Pacific should buy the airline XD
Jim Lyons
Jim Lyons - 2 months ago
Baltia had their 747 parked at Willow Run Airport in Ypsilanti, MI for years. It was only about a year ago the plane was flown out to who know where.
Audrey Nguyen
Audrey Nguyen - 2 months ago
Had to check and make sure this wasn’t uploaded on April 1 because it was so unreal. 😂
mo mo
mo mo - 2 months ago
so anyone know whats the name of the background music between 0:00 - 2:00
Srafa Orasp
Srafa Orasp - 2 months ago
In new york, not Near new york. you know that whole state above new york city. 4:18
Rohan Shekhawat
Rohan Shekhawat - 2 months ago
I lost it when he said : Metal cylinder organism transport business ... Lmao
MyTech
MyTech - 2 months ago
Filling a 747 on that route is not difficult but it would need to be a split of passengers and cargo.
Jasey Rae’s Cosplays
Jasey Rae’s Cosplays - 2 months ago
It’s Islip (ice-lip) not Islip (is-lip). I’m from Islip and I have not heard that kind of pronunciation before lol
Miguel Dominic
Miguel Dominic - 2 months ago
I'd still rather fly Baltia than Malaysian Airlines
James
James - 2 months ago
love you HAI, at 3:35 it’s pronounced ice-lip.
Bob McBob
Bob McBob - 2 months ago
That transition to the sponsor was so smooth.
Heckin Memes
Heckin Memes - 2 months ago
When you're sitting there waiting for the joke to end, but it keeps going.
ShadowTheAge
ShadowTheAge - 2 months ago
I literally had to fly from St Petersburg to JFK 2 weeks ago and had to do it through Moscow with almost 180 degrees turn there
Happy Days
Happy Days - 2 months ago
When you're the CIA, and have millions to launder, you'd do the same.
anonymous D
anonymous D - 2 months ago
0:32 Slavic squat !!
HomesteadOC
HomesteadOC - 2 months ago
Their logo is a chicken, a bird that doesn’t fly...Genius!
Kevin Moore
Kevin Moore - 2 months ago
Dot ComCordski
We have no revenue, but we are going public.
The only thing flying is your money into a black hole... and our management fees.
I wonder how much they took in from government funding.
Clint Whalley
Clint Whalley - 2 months ago
Nah, ill use nordvpn
Jewmanjones
Jewmanjones - 2 months ago
It’s pronounced EYEslip
Kārlis Vorslavs
Kārlis Vorslavs - 2 months ago
I live in Riga.
Daniel Smith
Daniel Smith - 2 months ago
safest Airline ever
macaron3141592653
macaron3141592653 - 2 months ago
Having been born in Trenton an currently living in the same county, I'm hurt that the only time an airline other than frontier wanted to fly to Trenton only did it because of the T in their name.
Real Ganstas
Real Ganstas - 2 months ago
I would invest in ur airline
Bruce Schneider
Bruce Schneider - 2 months ago
It's not "IZ-lip," it's pronounced "I slip."
Dennis Farrell
Dennis Farrell - 2 months ago
Hard "I" in Islip. eye-slip.
Loel Azarcon
Loel Azarcon - 2 months ago
gerald talley
gerald talley - 2 months ago
half as airworthiness... that was awesome!
David Plass
David Plass - 2 months ago
ICE-lip, not IS-lip
Deathless
Deathless - 2 months ago
They fucking Keysersoze their flight routes
wambachju
wambachju - 2 months ago
Most ridiculous example of selling planes cheap when no one wants to buy them in an era where super jumbo jets like the a380 and 747 simply arent profitable is when a chinese seller who couldnt afford to upkeep the jet sold a 747 for 10 usd. not ten million, not ten thousand, just ten. ten bucks. one-zero. The company that the chinese airline sold to broke the plane down and sold the engines for 7 million each. ludicrous.
hokkaidodaze
hokkaidodaze - 2 months ago
What is their logo? A chicken? They don't fly either.
Yellow Penguin
Yellow Penguin - Month ago
@George V. Cohea Usually I'm too old to get a reference, so thanks for making me feel young again :)
George V. Cohea
George V. Cohea - Month ago
@Yellow Penguin “As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly!" Google this quote. Most people above a "certain" age probably would have gotten the reference. Your parents are most likely too young as well, but it is still ridiculously funny, IMO.
Yellow Penguin
Yellow Penguin - Month ago
@George V. Cohea I wouldn't know. I've never tried throwing turkeys out of a helicopter, but I'm always interested in learning by experimentation.
George V. Cohea
George V. Cohea - Month ago
@Yellow Penguin Turkeys don't fly, at least they don't when someone throws them out of a helicopter.
Yellow Penguin
Yellow Penguin - Month ago
Chickens can fly. That's why farmers clip their wings. Although they can't fly very well.
JupiterRising
JupiterRising - 2 months ago
its pronounced eye-slip not ee-slip
Dainiel Maldo
Dainiel Maldo - 2 months ago
EHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH
Luqi Majam
Luqi Majam - 2 months ago
I know why they never flew there logo is a chicken one of the birds that can't fly
Loren5
Loren5 - 2 months ago
Talk about carpatho ukraine!! The country that lasted 13 hours
ed tomaselli
ed tomaselli - 2 months ago
Islip is literally pronounce as {I Slip}
Mason Hornbuckle
Mason Hornbuckle - 2 months ago
whats the difference between hai and Wendover productions
Southwick Specials
Southwick Specials - 2 months ago
Half as Wendover
steamfans
steamfans - 2 months ago
Janet airlines is better
Eric Sjöström
Eric Sjöström - 2 months ago
"Half as Airworthy"
I chuckled for a while
Jamct97
Jamct97 - 2 months ago
I flew into Stewart International yesterday. Comically small international airport
David Boudreau
David Boudreau - 2 months ago
Trump own it??? Flus to his favorite spots! In 1st Class the Stewardess PEE on you!!!
Sivan10
Sivan10 - 2 months ago
another airline that hasn't flew a single commerical flight is AL MAHA
Garmaggio Dominations
Garmaggio Dominations - 2 months ago
This is the least important comment ever: I live on Long Island near Islip, and it's pronounced Eye-slip, not Iz-lip. Again, this is not important. Nobody should care about Long Island
Inigo Moore
Inigo Moore - 2 months ago
Seems like this has much more of a Bill Wurz feel. Although he is great, think your previous videos are spot on with humour already :)
Travis Newton
Travis Newton - 2 months ago
Meanwhile I start a legitimate business and can’t find a dollar and have to close it down. Give me money. I dont even need that much. Just a third of what a used 747 costs.
jtn2002
jtn2002 - 2 months ago
Long Island native here. Small correction in pronunciation— I SLIP, like as if it were two legitimate words.
MrSuperpiff4
MrSuperpiff4 - 2 months ago
I'm from long island new york and Islip is pronounced "ICE-lip"
E Robinson
E Robinson - 2 months ago
I don't know if this is still true or not. I remember years ago hearing about a shipping company that transferred packages from one airport to another for air shipping. But because of rules at the time they had to register as a airline like UPS and FedEx to be able to carry the cargo. Even though they never had any airplanes themselves.
Jasper L. Ferini
Jasper L. Ferini - 2 months ago
An airline company with no planes. Think of that.
Aaron Harvey
Aaron Harvey - 2 months ago
I actually sent my Resume to this company several years ago to be an Aircraft Dispatcher in their Flight Operation Center which was going to be located in Ypsilanti, Mi (Willow Run Airport KYIP) (of course there was no response) The 747's they leased was painted and stored up at Kalitta Air's main maintenance base in Oscoda, MI (KOSC). They have since been broken up and sold for scrap metal.
Carl Ewen-Lewis
Carl Ewen-Lewis - 2 months ago
They should just call themselves "Potemkin Airlines".
sibtain ali
sibtain ali - 2 months ago
The ussr, only country where you have enough room to write ehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh
Nomad Equipment
Nomad Equipment - 2 months ago
"Cool cool cool"🤣🤣🤣🤣
Harrison Balduf
Harrison Balduf - 2 months ago
Islip is pronounced "Ice-lip".
Take it from a local; you're making me cringe
Blue-Maned Hawk
Blue-Maned Hawk - 2 months ago
Important events in the history of the Soviet Union:
Freedom
Communism
Man with silly mustache tries to take over the world
Cold war
Freedom
Death.
Jacob Banerjee
Jacob Banerjee - 2 months ago
Don't worry guy we'll fly somewhere someday
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