Sky Airlines will cease service between Boston Logan International and
Fredericton International airports starting January 7.
regional, which operates the twice daily flights on behalf of Delta Air Lines
using Raytheon Beech 1900Ds, had expected its Boston service to help it to the black after
parent company MAIR Holdings posted a $2.5 million loss for the second quarter.
attributed the losses to startup costs for its Northeast expansion and fuel
costs, but MAIR president and CEO Paul Foley said during an earnings call the
airline will be in the black “as [it] receives more aircraft” for the more
lucrative Boston market.
Fredericton International spokeswoman says the airport was told service between
Boston and Fredericton
is “too costly” to maintain.
airport is “working to secure a flight to Boston,”
and reviewing passenger needs, she says.
Sky was not available for comment.