Subsidy Tracker Individual Entry
The subsidy details came from: Marla Matzer Rose and Paul Wilson, "Cash could ease airline's debut," Columbus Dispatch, September 22, 2006; and Brian R. Ball, "Skybus lands incentives as airlline preps for takeoff at Port Columbus," Columbus Business First, September 25, 2006.
The subsidy package included $16 million from the state (including an $8.3 million Job Creation Tax Credit); $14 million from the city; and $27 million from from the Columbus Regional Airport Authority ($4 million in direct aid and $23 million in infrastructure improvements). The airline started flying in 2007 and folded a year later. Overlaps with main Subsidy Tracker data: none.