Goleta-based nonprofit Direct Relief is one step closer to building a new 155,000-square-foot facility by the Santa Barbara Airport where it could produce and distribute humanitarian aid, medicine and other vital supplies to impoverished and disaster-stricken communities around the world. The Santa Barbara Architectural Board of Review continued the project after its first concept review Read More →
As airlines cut back flights out of Santa Barbara Airport, the Santa Barbara Airbus has made up the ground. Many travelers face less-than-convenient itineraries or premium ticket prices to fly between smaller cities, which have them exploring other options. Major airlines have been scaling down as fuel prices spiked, flight occupancy dipped and carriers Read More →
The latest maneuvers by United Airlines could push travelers to look to Burbank and LAX for convenience and cost savings.
Frontier Airlines will suspend all flights from the Santa Barbara Airport starting in January, the company has confirmed to the Business Times. The budget airline will continue to offer about four flights a week to Denver, its home airport, until Jan. 6, 2015, when these flights will be halted completely until late May 2015. Read More →
American Airlines will no longer offer service to Los Angeles from the Santa Barbara Airport starting April 1. The change is due to a nationwide restructuring of the airline’s routes, according to a Feb. 26 announcement.
Faced with a community whose utter contempt for the words “economic development” is legendary, Karen Ramsdell did something surprisingly entrepreneurial.
She cobbled together roughly $170 million in debt capital and government grants and gave the South Coast one of the greatest economic development tools ever invented — a spanking new airport.
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