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California Pacific Airlines Embraer E145 arriving at McClellan-Palomar (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Joey Gerardi)

The Checkered History of McClellan-Palomar Airport

All airports have periods of growth and decline, but very few have such dramatic service changes, multiple times in a row. That’s exactly what has happened at McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, Calif., located roughly 30 miles north of San Diego. The airport has had four different carriers serve the airport over the past five years, all at different times. This article highlights recent developments at the lesser known San Diego area airport, including some successes and downfalls. United Express United…

Taos Air: The Airline by Skiers, for Skiers

It’s that time of year again as airlines are ramping up their flights in and out of popular ski destinations like Vail, Colo.; Jackson Hole, Wyo. and Mammoth Lakes, Calif. One small but upscale ski town, however, isn't served by any major airline, inspiring the creation of its own airline.…

How to Fly a Dornier 328 In The U.S. This…

Taos Air is one of the newest airlines in the U.S. In early October, the airline announced its debut flights between Taos, New Mexico and Texas cities Austin and Dallas Love Field. The charter air service will operate three weekly flights on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting on Dec. 20,…