On Friday January 20th, 2017 marked 26 years since Eastern Airlines ended all commercial operations. Yes, I know the airline has once again been restarted but it has committed to only charter flight from KMIA, which is the original home/base for Eastern Airlines!
Above is the transcript sent out to all gate workers upon the final decision was made by Eastern CEO - Credits to Airways Magazine
^ Eastern Airlines today at SJU with a beautiful 737-800!
Eastern has not announced any intentions as to this day since restarting as to whether they will be either remaining in the charter business or returning to to the commercial businesses!
Here’s the article by Airways Mag : https://airwaysmag.com/airchive/eastern-air-lines-demise/