Articles Tagged ‘Columbus’
Ohio’s hubs at Cincinnati (Delta) and Cleveland (Continental) have seen major cutbacks; only one EU service left
The self-proclaimed ‘birthplace of aviation’, Ohio’s airports suffered in 2009. Cincinnati’s passenger numbers have halved in four years as Delta downsized dramatically. And who remembers Columbus-based Skybus?
Two airlines, two different business models, and both less than 18 months old. Now Oasis and Skybus have collapsed we take a look at what impact they had in the markets they served. Oasis offered just two routes from Hong Kong but Skybus offered 18 from Columbus where it was (briefly) the #1 airline.
Taking Ryanair as its inspiration, rather than Southwest, Columbus-based Skybus is up and running. Read about its mix of routes to airports known and virtually unknown, the competition it will face in Columbus and how its scheduling gets the most out of its Airbus fleet.