Skybus shutdown leaves questions for marketgoers: Airline had about 450 employees7 April 2008
The sudden demise of Skybus Airlines stranded some passengers and jets at Piedmont Triad International Airport Saturday. The low-cost airline shut down Saturday, making its last flight Friday night out of PTIA and leaving four jets sitting on the tarmac. Airline officials said the company plans to file for bankruptcy protection next week.
All passengers are eligible for full refunds on flights scheduled through Sept. 2. A message on the airline’s Web site Passengers holding reservations for Skybus flights scheduled to depart on or after Saturday should contact their credit card companies to arrange to apply for a refund.