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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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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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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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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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