Another good load for another PEOPLExpress inaugural flight, this time for its daily services to Atlanta from Newport News. Flanking Mike Morisi (centre), Founder of PEOPLExpress to cut the new route ribbon at the Georgia airport are the airline’s CEO Jeff Erickson (left) and Miguel Southwell, Atlanta Airport General Manager (right).
- PEOPLExpress, which was reinvigorated recently with three routes, continued to expand its Newport News, VA (PHF) offering with the addition of a new sector to Atlanta, GA (ATL) on 1 August. The carrier’s fifth served destination from Newport News will be operated daily, utilising its 150-seat 737-400s and will face direct competition from Delta Air Lines’ 36 weekly operations. In addition, the airline launched six weekly flights to West Palm Beach on 14 July.