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Magazine Details Rise and Fall of Skybus

12:00AM
May
21, 2008

The June issue of Columbus C.E.O. carries a feature story on the rise and fall of Columbus-based Skybus Airlines.

Skybus founder trying to save airline

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12:00AM
April 8, 2008

The founder of Skybus Airlines is working on a plan to revive the bankrupt carrier.

Skybus Bankruptcy: Millions in Debt

Columbus Regional Airport Authority Vice President David Whitaker sees three of the Skybus fleet from his desk at Port Columbus. Their engines have already been covered to protect them from weather.
12:00AM
April 7, 2008

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.

Skybus goes SkyBUST

The Skybus counter at Port Columbus stands empty.
12:00AM
April 5, 2008

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 Air Passengers Stranded in Columbus

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12:00AM
December 26, 2007

Hundreds of airplane passengers have been stranded in Columbus during the Christmas holiday because a new discount airline is having problems with its planes.

Port Columbus touts record numbers; Skybus part of the reason

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November
1, 2007

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.

Skybus Completes Inaugural Flight

The "Spirit of Columbus" lifts off from Port Columbus on its inaugural flight to Calif.
12:00AM
May 22, 2007

The inaugural flight for Columbus’ start-up airline, Skybus, left for Burbank Tuesday morning and landed in California less than five hours later.

FAA: Skybus Cleared for Take-Off

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12:00AM
May 10, 2007

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.

Skybus Predicts Rosy Financial Future

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12:00AM
May 9, 2007

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 Still Without FAA Certification

12:00AM
May
9, 2007

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.