Throwback Thursday
Lakeshore Express had several aircraft in its fleet (Photo: Ian McMurtry)

TBT (Throwback Thursday) in Aviation History: Lakeshore Express

After the success of SeaPort Airlines in the Pacific Northwest by offering low-cost airfare with an alternative security entrance, investors in the Chicago area plotted to repeat success, but this time in the Rust Belt. Lakeshore Express started operations in 2012 by operating flights between Chicago-Midway to Pellston and Lansing, Michigan. The carrier started with two Saab 340s that originally flew with now defunct Colgan Air. The airline prided itself on offering upper class service for a low-cost. Airfare averaged…

This Year in Commercial Aviation: 2014

Wow, what a year for commercial aviation! This year was an action packed year for the airline industry and it carried with it highs and lows. In 2014, we lost airlines and certain aircraft, but also gave birth to new ones. Unlike 2013, 2014 carried with it devastating aviation incidents…