Aug 29 2014 The Beginning of the End of Small Jets in Springfield BY sgf-admin TAGS

The post Labor Day season begins with an event of some note at our airport: a legacy airline will bring big jet service back to Springfield: barring a schedule change Delta will bring a Boeing 717 here Tuesday evening about 7:45.

The event is noteworthy because it likely marks the beginning of the end of regional jet service in Springfield.

May 22 2014 A Bigger Plane, Fares Down, Passenger Numbers Up ... BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

Lots of good news to share today ... let's begin with the Boeing 717.

Delta Air Lines begins Boeing 717 service here on September 2. The plane will serve the Springfield-Atlanta route. Right now we have five daily Atlanta flights on 50-seat regional jets. In September a 717 will serve one of those flights. That means four Atlanta flights a day on 50-seaters, and one on a 717, which has 110 seats.

Jul 20 2008 Delta Cuts Cincinnati Service from Springfield BY sgf-admin TAGS

 

Delta Airlines is dropping its service between Springfield and Cincinnati, effective August 31. We received word late Friday afternoon. The airline says “The decision was made after careful review of the passenger demand and where they are connecting to and from in regards to the SGF market place.  With the price of fuel at all time highs, we find ourselves having to make decisions like the CVG-SGF service.”