News Listings for Portsmouth International

  • Start-up Elite Airways plans fleet growth in 2013

    News | 11 Dec 2012 19:19 | Kristin Majcher

    <p>Portland, Maine-based startup Elite Airways plans to add two more aircraft to its existing fleet of one Bombardier CRJ100 by early 2013, the carrier's president...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Start-up-Elite-Airways-plans-fleet-growth-in-2013-380088/
  • New Hampshire airport to trim construction

    News | 11 Apr 2008 18:42 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Portsmouth</span></st1:City><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>, <st1:State w:st="on">New Hampshire</st1:State></span></st1:place><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>’s airport authority will scale back plans to upgrade Portsmouth International airport following the demise of the airport’s only commercial carrier, <span class=SpellE>Skybus</span> Airlines.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Citing high fuel costs, <span class=SpellE>Startup</span> <span class=SpellE>Skybus</span> ceased operations last week and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on 7 April.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>The Airbus A319 operator linked <st1:City w:st="on">Pohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Hampshire-airport-to-trim-construction-311901/
  • New Hampshire airport unsure over new construction after Skybus ends flights

    News | 07 Apr 2008 16:30 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>Today the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Portsmouth</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">New Hampshire</st1:State></st1:place> airport authority is reviewing plans to upgrade Portsmouth International airport following the demise of the airport’s only commercial carrier, <span class=SpellE>Skybus</span> Airlines.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span class=SpellE><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language: EN-GB'>Skybus</span></span><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'> ceased operations on 4 April citing high fuel costs. The <span class=SpellE>startup</span> will file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>The Airbus A319 operator linked <st1:City w:st="on">Portsmouth</st1:City> with its bases in <st1:City w:shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/New-Hampshire-airport-unsure-over-new-construction-after-Skybus-ends-flights-311505/
  • Skybus adding Florida links to Portsmouth, New Hampshire

    News | 25 Sep 2007 13:19 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-font-weight: bold'>US</span></st1:country-region></st1:country-region><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US;mso-bidi-font-weight:bold'> no-frills start-up </span><span class=SpellE><span class=spelle><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>Skybus</span></span></span><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'> Airlines on December 17 will add connections from <st1:PlaceName u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Portsmouth</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName></st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType u1:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:PlaceType> in <st1:State u1:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">New Hampshire</st1:State></http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Skybus-adding-Florida-links-to-Portsmouth-New-Hampshire-308460/
  • US start-up Skybus inaugurates service from Columbus

    News | 22 May 2007 17:11 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><st1:country-region w:st="on">US</st1:country-region> start-up <span class=SpellE>Skybus</span> Airlines has inaugurated its no-frills service from <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Port</st1:PlaceType> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Columbus</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>A <span class=SpellE>Skybus</span> spokesman confirms the carrier’s first Airbus A319 flight had an on-time departure this morning. </p> <p class=MsoNormal>An airport water cannon salute commemorated the first flight, which is scheduled to arrive in <st1:City w:st="on">Burbank</st1:City> near <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Los Angeles</st1:place></st1:City> in about an hour.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Service to <st1:City w:st="on">Kansas City</st1:City> and the <st1:Cithttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/US-start-up-Skybus-inaugurates-service-from-Columbus-299951/
  • Skybus cleared for launch after gaining US FAA certification

    News | 11 May 2007 13:02 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">US</st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:country-region></st1:place> start-up <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Skybus</span></span> Airlines has received final US FAA certification, clearing the way for the low-cost carrier to launch operations.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Columbus, Ohio-based operator, which has modelled itself on Irish budget carrier <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Ryanair’s</span></span> bare-bones service model, says: “FAA certification is the final hurdle, and having cleared it we are ready to begin serving passengers on May 22.<u2:p></u2:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“We are grateful to the FAA staff for its professiohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Skybus-cleared-for-launch-after-gaining-US-FAA-certification-304881/