As Skybus Airlines taxis toward its inaugural flight on Tuesday, it enters a stormy industry that has grounded many discount airlines before it.
City's fares even better with Skybus
Port Columbus' reputation for low airfares should get a boost when Skybus Airlines starts flying from the airport in a couple of days, experts said.
For many startup airlines, takeoff gave way to tailspin
With names such as Kiwi, Sunworld and McClain Air, plenty of low-fare American airlines have tried and failed in the past quarter-century.
Columbus-based Skybus Airlines begins service in two days, and company officials hope they can buck the trend.
Irish airline sets the pace
More than cheap airfares are needed to make this business model fly, says Ryanair's brash CEO
DUBLIN, Ireland -- It doesn't take long to realize that Michael O'Leary is Ryanair's rock star.
The animated 46-year-old CEO is revered here for taking over the struggling airline in the early 1990s and turning it into Europe's busiest carrier.
[Edited 2007-05-20 14:12:27]