published Tuesday, August 9th, 2011

Vision Airlines suspends Chattanooga flights

Bill Maloney, right, director of business development for Vision Airlines, talks about service from Chattanooga to Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Fla. in this file photo. At left is Mike Landguth, Chattanooga airport president.
Bill Maloney, right, director of business development for Vision Airlines, talks about service from Chattanooga to Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Fla. in this file photo. At left is Mike Landguth, Chattanooga airport president.
Photo by Tim Barber /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Vision Airlines is suspending flights between Chattanooga and Destin/Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on Aug. 19, an official said today.

Bill Maloney, Vision’s business development director, said the carrier is dropping flights from several cities during the fall and winter, which is the off season on the Florida Panhandle.

He said plans are to restart flights from Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport in the spring.

Vision had been flying from Chattanooga four times a week.

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about Mike Pare...

Mike Pare, the deputy Business editor at the Chattanooga Times Free Press, has worked at the paper for 27 years. In addition to editing, Mike also writes Business stories and covers Volkswagen, economic development and manufacturing in Chattanooga and the surrounding area. In the past he also has covered higher education. Mike, a native of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., received a bachelor’s degree in communications from Florida Atlantic University. he worked at the Rome News-Tribune before ...

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Czech123 said...

No surprise there!! Another epic fail by CMAA to attract and keep airline service in Chattanooga!!! I'm shocked that their advertisement $$$ to attract Chattanoogans to fly to Atlanta through Ft. Walton/Destin didn't work!!! (Yes, to be read with the utmost sarcasm.)

August 9, 2011 at 1:16 p.m.
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