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TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: A Look Back at Skybus, The U.S.’s First Ultra…

The success of Ryanair in Europe has lead many groups around the world to attempt to copy their business style, with most having lackluster results. One of these airlines was Skybus Airlines in the United States. Founded in 2004, the airline attempted to use low fares and no frills to fly routes that other airlines did not operate. Like Ryanair, Skybus focused on flying into secondary airports that had less traffic then larger airports. [caption id="attachment_1591" align="alignright" width="300"] N551SX (Photo…