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Tupelo Regional Airport splits executive director duties for now

The Tupelo Regional Airport Authority has started a search for a new executive director to lead the Tupelo Regional Airport, but in the meantime, it has split the duties of the position. The board named Norris Robbins as interim director of operations, while longtime administrative assistant Margot Ganaway will oversee administrative functions at the airport. Ganaway has worked […]

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SeaPort Airlines: We’ve ‘stumbled a bit,’ will recover in Tupelo

By its own admission, SeaPort Airlines hasn’t performed as well as it had hoped and promised. The Portland, Oregon-based airline, which began service in Tupelo on Oct. 27, has been beset with delayed flights to its connections in Memphis and Nashville. Nearly 40 percent of flights to the latter have been more than 15 minutes […]

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Tupelo Regional Airport director taking another job

Josh Abramson, who has been executive director of the Tupelo Regional Airport for nearly four years, is stepping down at the end of the month to take a similar position in College Station, Texas.  He told his airport staff this morning. Abramson will lead Easterwood Airport, which is owned  by Texas A&M University. The airport recently […]

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SeaPort Airlines reception and meet-and-greet today in Tupelo

SeaPort Airlines began air service in October in Tupelo, with roundtrip flights to Memphis and Nashville.  Now’s your chance to meet airline executives and ask them questions if you’d like. Starting at 6 p.m. today at Tupelo Regional Airport, a reception will be held, with SeaPort officials including executive VP Tim Sieber, manager of community […]

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SeaPort Airlines to have open house Friday at Tupelo Regional

SeaPort Airlines, which began service in Tupelo last month, has taken delivery of two of three brand new Cessna Caravan.  To show off the new aircraft and livery, SeaPort has partnered with several airports across the region, and an open house and round-trip ticket raffle giveaway will be hosted at airports this week in Salina, Kansas; […]

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It’s official: SeaPort begins service Oct. 27 with $39 ‘Get Onboard’ fare

As we reported Monday,  Seaport Airlines will begin service in Tupelo Oct. 27.  Here’s the official press release: SeaPort Airlines today announced that it will begin air service on Oct. 27, 2014 from Tupelo, Mississippi (Tupelo Regional Airport) to Memphis (Memphis International Airport) and Nashville (Nashville International Airport). The carrier was recently awarded the Essential Air Service […]

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SeaPort Airlines service in Tupelo to begin Oct. 27

It’s not official yet, but it seems SeaPort Airlines will begin service in Tupelo in three weeks, on Monday, Oct. 27. And the airline will provide flights to both Nashville and Memphis. Searches on online travel sites show that the first flight from Tupelo Regional Airport to Nashville is scheduled at 6:30 a.m., with subsequent departures at 1:30 p.m. and 5:15 p.m. That schedule is  available Monday-Friday. […]

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