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SeaPort agrees to withdraw service from Tupelo

SeaPort Airlines has agreed to end its service in Tupelo, said Cliff Nash, executive director of the Tupelo Regional Airport. Last week, the Tupelo Airport Authority asked the Portland, Oregon-based airline to end its federally subsidized, two-year contract, citing poor performance problems since service began last October. Nash said the airport authority asked SeaPort to […]

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New executive director named at Tupelo Regional Airport

Cliff Nash, the president of the Mississippi Airports Association, has been named executive director of the Tupelo Regional Airport.  He replaces Josh Abramson, who left in February to take a similar job in College Station, Texas. Nash will begin next Monday. His contract was approved Monday at a special called board meeting. Nash was selected from […]

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Margarete’s Fine Chocolates mulling airport shop

Margarete’s Fine Chocolates is working out details with the Tupelo Airport Authority to open a small gift shop inside the terminal at the Tupelo Regional Airport. The space owner Henry Daniels is considering is next to the Budget and Hertz rental car spaces, and adjacent to the board room. The shop, which would be called […]

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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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