The Rise And Fall Of Hooters Air

  • Published on Feb 22, 2018
  • You might not remember it, but at one point Hooters had an airline. Hooters Air launched in 2003, but closed about three years later. The company cited a number of reasons for the airline's failure, including a $40 million loss. But in the short time that Hooters Air existed, it made a major economic impact on one city in particular - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - that's where the airline was headquartered, and where it brought thousands of tourists every week.
    We talked to people who worked for Hooters Air - flight attendants and one pilot (who asked to remain anonymous). They told us what it was really like to work for the airline (which featured two Hooters Girls on every flight) and dispelled some common misperceptions about what it was like to fly it. Hooters declined to comment for this story.
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Comments • 3 053

  • Isabel Cee
    Isabel Cee 54 minutes ago

    Interesting I never had heard of it.

  • Esther Ng
    Esther Ng 4 hours ago

    homegirl in the thumbnail looks like jan from the office

  • david bathy
    david bathy 5 hours ago

    Hooter's air, leather seats and extra leg room, this is most probably because the sort of people who uses this service needs a cold shower after getting off the plane, and I don't want to say what I am thinking but the leather seats makes it easier to clean after every flight, one bit of advice is find yourself a girlfriend or even a friend with benefits then you could safe money by using easy jet like the rest of us.

  • ralph holiman
    ralph holiman 7 hours ago

    Too many ugly girls got triggered.

  • pathan aziz
    pathan aziz 8 hours ago

    Americans promoting boobs thats classic

  • OpticalStrafe
    OpticalStrafe 14 hours ago +1

    *Hookers air*

  • Anthony Salgado
    Anthony Salgado Day ago

    Virgin airlines be like

  • I am Lynx
    I am Lynx Day ago +16

    "do you know why our beers are cold here at hooters?"
    "becuz we keep in the refrigerator"
    ah yes i get it, cos i thought they kept it in the oven

  • Mr Heru
    Mr Heru Day ago

    Hookers air... i get it now 😏

  • Cap God
    Cap God Day ago

    *Some uMmM UmMmM uMmM*

  • MaskedMageYT
    MaskedMageYT Day ago

    It really fell because the owner sold off, and immediately started competition to the company he just sold (twin peaks) it's all about his greed in the end has nothing to do with the company itself

  • v7Vivid
    v7Vivid 2 days ago

    Of course Hooters was made from a couple of 50 year olds

    NICTATOR 2 days ago

    3:11 Lol that wife is preventing her husband from looking at the hooter girl in the right-hand corner.

  • BadTempered Pup
    BadTempered Pup 2 days ago

    2:23 isn't she that lady from the X-factor?

  • Lori C
    Lori C 3 days ago

    The girl at the 3:00 interview 🤣 Plus keep in mind most women have no interest in Hooters so it’s not like I’d be clamoring for their flights.

  • Saidul Karim
    Saidul Karim 3 days ago +24

    "Do you why our beers are so cold here at hooters?"
    "Because we keep it in the refrigerator "
    *YOU DON'T SAY*🤣

  • XeTrOnIx 109
    XeTrOnIx 109 4 days ago

    Me 2019-

  • k. f
    k. f 5 days ago

    I heard the first time in m life of them but im from Switzerland

  • Shoumik Kundu
    Shoumik Kundu 5 days ago

    The only airline where they want turbulence 😉

  • Travis C
    Travis C 5 days ago

    why am i cackling at this😂😂😂 white men are truly scariest breed pn this planet

  • DirtyHairyBrownAsshole TuckedIntoAnEggSaladSandwich

    Hooters Airlines failed because there are so many gay men in the U.S.A.

  • Jake Zingeser
    Jake Zingeser 7 days ago

    Women just wear super short shorts and shirts all the time nowadays...

  • Quoai Tran
    Quoai Tran 7 days ago

    Hooters where you fly on a metal plane shaped like a penis. That's why it failed

  • Quoai Tran
    Quoai Tran 7 days ago

    Is prostitution legal when in flight?

  • Thats Nodildo
    Thats Nodildo 7 days ago

    Lmao now you go to Myterl beach and it isn't great

  • Cookie Relish
    Cookie Relish 7 days ago +1

    The Hooters girls are inmates!! They wear a jumpsuit! 1:41

  • iPhone Shot Caller
    iPhone Shot Caller 11 days ago

    Let's bring back HOOTERS AIr! Who's with me? #KeepThemHuge

  • mandy
    mandy 12 days ago

    LOL the seats are big and there is lots of leg room...?!?!?!?!

  • Alicia
    Alicia 13 days ago +1

    "Because we put it in the refridgerator" WOW I WOULD HAVE NEVER GUESSED

  • Lakshmi Shah
    Lakshmi Shah 13 days ago +2

    Burger King: *lets start a airline*

  • Daisy Clarke
    Daisy Clarke 13 days ago

    they really made sexual harassment into a restaurant huh

  • Digong DU30
    Digong DU30 13 days ago

    The only people that are hating the Hooters are the slob feminist women who hates sexy fine beautiful women.

  • Now that’s gonna do it

    Dang can o get some hooters but I need to get my parents to go out first

  • Mazy Marie
    Mazy Marie 15 days ago

    My uncle and his friend are 2 of those 6 og guys lmao and the fact that my family are very strict devout Christians is funnier

  • Random Stranger
    Random Stranger 15 days ago +3

    You know what else is rising right now...

    My love for Jesus Christ
    Can I get a amen?

  • Dalia Adam
    Dalia Adam 16 days ago

    our beers are cold because we keep them in the refrigerator 🤯 no shit sherlock

  • Cormac Rohda
    Cormac Rohda 16 days ago

    Is it just me or does the guy at 3:56 look like an old ReviewBrah

  • John Solitude
    John Solitude 17 days ago

    hooters hookers 🤣😝

  • Garcia Btz
    Garcia Btz 17 days ago

    Only clicked because of the Thumbnail xD

  • Rajendra Katimada
    Rajendra Katimada 17 days ago

    This is what happens when you use girls in bad way to fill up your pockets

  • kannueエドワード
    kannueエドワード 18 days ago +1

    5:29 hmmmm i see, japanese hooters… more like hairy hooters

  • chanelbianca
    chanelbianca 19 days ago +13

    why do all these type of restaurants all start in florida lmao

    • mafe
      mafe 7 hours ago

      chanelbianca *florida man*

  • Ezackly Boi_Yt
    Ezackly Boi_Yt 19 days ago

    Where can I sign up?

  • zachavelli Harris
    zachavelli Harris 19 days ago

    Next episode brothel air

  • TheBuggyGamer
    TheBuggyGamer 19 days ago

    Wow fancy cold beer

  • Vivian Hope
    Vivian Hope 20 days ago

    You wanna know how we keep our beer so cold here at hooters, we keep it in the refrigerator. NO SHI-

  • aesthetically anna
    aesthetically anna 21 day ago +226

    Of course it was founded by 6 MEN

    • Sam Smith
      Sam Smith 2 hours ago +1

      Not surprised

    • •TheKaisTzar •
      •TheKaisTzar • 3 days ago +1

      And all the employees are women. Clearly, they’re oppressing themselves.

    • Pbness Jellyness
      Pbness Jellyness 7 days ago +1

      It's Hooters, did you expect the waitresses being paid minimum wage to do this? Oh, please.

    • Brian P
      Brian P 15 days ago +4

      most girls are straight u idiot

  • Hannah Stevens
    Hannah Stevens 24 days ago

    Hooters is disgusting. Just listen to their name.. “hooters”...

  • francis long
    francis long 27 days ago

    I really wanted to fly with this airline, I just know someone has his mile high badge. Envious.

  • tommy
    tommy 27 days ago

    okay fine youtube i’ll watch it

  • paul leepoy
    paul leepoy Month ago


  • Raymond Revolt
    Raymond Revolt Month ago

    Tits air??

  • Chan Parker
    Chan Parker 2 months ago +2

    Pornhub should make their own airline next

  • mr Music
    mr Music 2 months ago

    its because at high altitude their breast explode

  • Sam Lutfi
    Sam Lutfi 2 months ago +1

    thank God it's out of business otherwise liberals would fight to have men be hooters girls as well..

  • Ryan Kisnics
    Ryan Kisnics 2 months ago

    Just a bunch of low self esteem Women...Who have nothing going for them Except for their Tits....PATHETIC if u ask me

  • sidelinx
    sidelinx 2 months ago +1

    no shit

  • فتاه - cutekey
    فتاه - cutekey 2 months ago


  • Brandon Jerz
    Brandon Jerz 2 months ago +3

    1:15 wow that was the dumbest thing I’ve ever seen in my life

  • Brandon Jerz
    Brandon Jerz 2 months ago

    The rates may be flat but... ah it’s too easy