News Listings for Rickenbacker International

  • Amerijet to develop Columbus cargo hub

    News | 28 Apr 2014 21:12 | Kristin Majcher

    ​Fort Lauderdale-based shipper Amerijet will open a new cargo hub at Rickenbacker International airport in Columbus, Ohio.
  • Webbies 2008 - Best Online Marketing Campaign

    News | 09 Feb 2009 09:00

    <H5> <TABLE style="FLOAT: right; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; OVERFLOW: auto; WIDTH: 125px" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=0> <TBODY> <TR> <TH>&nbsp;<IMG style="WIDTH: 125px; HEIGHT: 124px" alt="Flightglobal Webbies logo" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=25635" border=0></TH></TR></TBODY></TABLE>Best Online Marketing Campaign</H5> <P><STRONG>Who’s this category for?</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Websites that have been active in marketing their services or products in 2008</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Criteria: the Best Marketing Campaign recognises the most effective marketing programme or campaign to support a brand or product. It is awarded to the campaign that demonstrated a clear use of multimedia, together with originality and effectiveness.</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG>Judges: Thom Clayton (Head of Online Sales – Flight), Naomi Landau (Client Services Director – AGA)</STRONG></P> <P><STRONG> <TABLE style="FLOAT: right; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; OVERFLOW: auto; WIDTH: 200px" cellSpacing=0 cellPad
  • Myrtle Beach Direct unveils two new routes

    News | 18 Jan 2008 17:02 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal><st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">South Carolina</st1:State></st1:place> startup Myrtle Beach Direct Air plans to launch two new destinations in March.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>New service between Columbus <span class=hdr>Rickenbacker International airport </span>and <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Myrtle Beach</st1:place></st1:City> starts March 7. The airline’s nonstop flights to <st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Ohio</st1:place></st1:State> will be available Friday, Saturday and Monday. <o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Three weekly flights on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from <st1:City w:st="on">Plattsburgh</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">New York</st1:State> to <st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Myrtle Beach</st1:place></st1:City> begin March 15. </p> <p class=MsoNormal>The carrier is using two-class, 150-passenger seat Boeing 737-40
  • Southeast replaces Interstate's Vegas flight

    News | 02 Jul 2003 22:54

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>US charter airline Southeast Airlines will operate a new twice-weekly service between Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania and Las Vegas from 12 July. <u1:p></u1:p><o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal><u1:p></u1:p>The one-stop service, which stops at Rickenbacker airport in Columbus, Ohio, replaces the current Lehigh Valley-Las Vegas flights operated by Interstate Jet.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Southeast’s Wednesday and Saturday-only services replace the Interstate flights inaugurated 29 May. These services are currently operated by US charter carrier TransMeridian Airlines on behalf of online company Flightserv, which trades as Interstate Jet.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Interstate Jet was not immediately available to comment.<o:p></o:p></p> </div> <u1:p></u1:p><u1:p></u1:p> </body>
  • Southern Air ceases operations

    News | 07 Oct 1998 00:00

    <p>Financially troubled US cargo carrier Southern Air Transport (SAT), which has been up for sale for some time, ceased operations on 25 September. The airline plans to liquidate assets as it contemplates filing for bankruptcy protection from creditors. </p> <p>The end came after first Fine Air Services, and then Kitty Hawk, terminated negotiations to acquire SAT after inspecting the company's finances. </p> <p>Privately held SAT, which had recently moved from Miami International, in Florida, to a leased maintenance facility at Columbus, Ohio's Rickenbacker International Airport, operated a fleet of five leased Boeing 747-200 freighters, which are now parked. Eleven Lockheed L-100 Hercules turboprops had already been retired and stored in Marana, Arizona, and remain on the market. Meanwhile, three General Electric CF6-powered Boeing 747-200 freighters operated by Cargolux, but earmarked for SAT, have been acquired by Atlas Air, boosting the growing US cargo charter carrier's 747F fle
  • Southern Air Transport suspends flight operations

    News | 28 Sep 1998 10:15 | Stewart Penney

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Troubled US cargo carrier Southern Air Transport (SAT) has grounded itself after failing to find a buyer for its operation. </P> <P>A report in its hometown newspaper, <I>The Columbus Dispatch</I>, says the airline told its clients last Thursday and its workforce the following day that it "was shutting down". Southern has not been returning phone calls ever since potential purchaser Kitty Hawk followed Fine Air in abandoning its planned acquisition mid-way through its due diligence.</P> <P>The newspaper says that SAT has sacked 450 employees worldwide retaining around 30 workers at its headquarters.</P> <P>As part of the process the airline is recalling its operational fleet: five Boeing 747 freighters are heading for its base at Rickenbacker International Airport, Columbus while the 11-strong Lockheed L-100 Hercules have been for sale for several months. One of the 747s, however, is grounded in Miami after a take-off incident at the begin