Veteran journalist Carl Hoffman believes he’s solved one of the great mysteries of the 20th century. In 1961 at the age of 23, Michael Rockefeller – son of New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller and a member of one of the richest and most powerful families in America ¬– travelled to remote New Guinea in search of primitive art for his father’s new museum.
The June issue of Columbus C.E.O. carries a feature story on the rise and fall of Columbus-based Skybus Airlines.
The founder of Skybus Airlines is working on a plan to revive the bankrupt carrier.
Bankruptcy papers for Skybus Airlines show hundreds of companies are owed into the millions of dollars. The low-cost carrier filed papers in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Delaware Saturday night.
It was a tough weekend for some airline travelers at Port Columbus. Some Skybus passengers were left stranded after the airline folded. Skybus will be in court Monday to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Hundreds of airplane passengers have been stranded in Columbus during the Christmas holiday because a new discount airline is having problems with its planes.
Thursday Skybus announced new service to New York City. The news comes as Port Columbus International Airport reports record passengers. More than 100,000 people used Port Columbus in September – propelling the airport to its busiest third quarter ever. And Skybus is a big reason for the increase in passenger traffic.
The inaugural flight for Columbus’ start-up airline, Skybus, left for Burbank Tuesday morning and landed in California less than five hours later.
The low-fare airline Skybus held a coming-out party Thursday evening at Port Columbus. Governor Strickland was there to greet the carrier’s flagship as the airline cleared its final regulatory hurdle.
As Columbus’ start-up airline Skybus prepares to begin flying later this month, its president answered questions from city council members Tuesday afternoon. The city is providing $14 million in incentives for the low-cost, low-fare carrier.
Skybus, the low-fare airline based in Columbus, is only days away from lift-off. Even though the company has sold more than 200-thousand tickets, it has not yet received final certification from the Federal Aviation Administration.