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AirTran Announces Service from CMH to FLL

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Airtran Airways just issued a press release this morning announcing plans to offer daily nonstop service between Columbus and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Service is scheduled to begin on March 5th. AirTran is the only airline in Columbus that will offer this exact route.

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Southwest bids for slots at LaGuardia

 

Columbus Business First wrote Southwest Airlines Co. said Wednesday that the airline is bidding to acquire ATA Airlines’ rights to 14 slots at LaGuardia Airport, a move that would allow the Dallas-based airline to conduct seven daily round-trip flights into New York. Southwest, Port Columbus International Airport’s largest passenger carrier, submitted a $7.5 million bid, […]

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Southwest is here to stay in Columbus, CEO says

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The Dispatch wrote Southwest is here to stay, CEO says BY MARLA MATZER ROSESouthwest Airlines expects to be a “steady, growing, stable force” at Port Columbus during a troubled time for U.S. air travel, the airline’s chief executive said yesterday. However, Southwest doesn’t expect to pick up the slack left at the airport with the […]

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Bigger air travel carriers means fewer choices

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The Dispatch wrote Bigger carriers (fewer choices) Wednesday, April 16, 2008 BY MARLA MATZER ROSE Somewhat higher fares and more mergers are expected to follow yesterday’s long-anticipated unveiling of a $17.7 billion Delta-Northwest airline combination. Port Columbus shouldn’t face significant reductions in service, industry experts say, but it will have to compete with other nonhub […]

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Airlines trim CMH service, cite Skybus as reason

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The Dispatch wrote Midwest Connect, Delta drop flights from Columbus; Skybus was factor, they say Monday, February 18, 2008 BY MARLA MATZER ROSE Two airlines have trimmed service at Port Columbus, and both say Skybus Airlines played a role in their decisions. Midwest Connect will discontinue its twice-daily flight to Kansas City on April 6, […]

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Amsterdam direct could be next for Port Columbus

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The Columbus Dispatch wrote Amsterdam direct next for airport? Thursday, September 20, 2007 By Marla Matzer Rose Port Columbus has Amsterdam in its sights as its first potential direct flight to a European destination. Officials are hoping the airport will be selected by Northwest Airlines for one of three new European routes the carrier could […]

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