The Many Business Failures of Donald TrumpHe's running for president (maybe) on his business record. One problem: that record sucks
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In October 1988, Trump bought a fleet of 17 no-frills Boeing 727s and gussied them up with "maple-wood veneer to the floors, chrome seat-belt latches and gold-colored bathroom fixtures." But the new airline never (ahem) took off with customers. Trump ended up defaulting on his loans, and the company was turned over to creditors. In 1992, it ceased to exist under the Trump Shuttle name.
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