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Silver Airways ordered to continue service through Oct. 5

As a formality, the U.S. Department of Transportation on Friday ordered Silver Airways to continue its service from Tupelo to Atlanta at least through Oct. 5. A previous order expired Friday, but the DOT extended Silver’s obligation for at least another 30 days or until SeaPort Airlines can begin its service. The DOT also extended the Essential Air […]

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SeaPort Airlines to begin service in Tupelo as early as October

As expected, the U.S. Department of Transportation has selected SeaPort Airlines to provide air service for Tupelo. SeaPort begins its two-year contract once it determines when to launch its service in Tupelo. Officials hope it can begin in October, but details still are being worked out between between SeaPort , outgoing provider Silver Airways, Tupelo Regional Airport and the […]

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Silver Airways ordered to extend service through Sept. 5

As expected, the U.S. Department of Transportation ordered Silver Airways to extend air service in Tupelo through Sept. 5. Silver said in April it was not going to seek renewal of  its Essential Air Service contract, and submitted a 90-day “notice of termination.” The Transportation Department then ordered Silver to continue service in Tupelo, as well […]

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MDOT study: State airports generate $2.5B in economic activity

Mississippi’s airports generate more than $2.5 billion in economic impact, according to  the Mississippi Department of Transportation.  More in its news release: According to a recent study by the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT), the state’s 73 airports generate more than $2.5 billion annually in economic activity, provide vital connectivity links enabling businesses to function […]

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UAM expanding sales office in Verona

 Universal Asset Management, the aviation asset management, aircraft disassembly and commercial aviation aftermarket component sales company, is expanding its sales office to its global distribution facility in Verona, the company announced. UAM, which disassembles planes at its facility at the Tupelo Regional Airport, has a 400,000-square-foot distribution center in the Tupelo Lee Industrial Park South in Verona. […]

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Air Choice One makes $49 pitch for Tupelo air service

Air Choice One, which is based outside of St. Louis, made its presentation to airport officials today. Company CEO Shane Storz said affordability and reliability are critical, as is the hub. That being said, Storz said one-way tickets from Tupelo to Memphis would start at $49 and lower for probably the first six months of […]

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Four airlines submit bids for air service to Tupelo

Four airlines have submitted offers to the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide subsidized air service to Tupelo.  Silver Airways, which is ending its two-year run, has been ordered to provide service at least until Aug. 7 or until a substitute service is found. The airlines submitting bids are: Aerodynamics Inc., Air Choice One, SeaPort Airlines […]

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