Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Continental returning to Ithaca -yay!

Very exciting news for Ithacans: Continental Airlines is resuming service from Ithaca to Newark, New Jersey, starting this October. This will expand our travel options exponentially, especially for international travel. After months of gloom-and-doom reports and speculation that airline cutbacks could result in the airport closing altogether, we are thrilled with this new development. Travel industry gossip speculates that United is talking with Continental about forming an alliance after negotiations with US Airways fell through. Here’s the story from the Ithaca Journal.