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10:40 am on Tuesday July 30, 2013

Myrtle Beach boasts second lowest airfares in the country

It's always good news when Myrtle Beach finds itself on a positive list. This time the accolades go to Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR). According to, it has the second lowest airfares in the country, which is a factor in...
2:49 am on Thursday February 3, 2011

Climbing fast: Charleston airport tops list of airfare increases

Image by Flickr user dcaceresd While the Charleston International Airport may not be the most modern, it's fast rise of ticket prices is topping a list. Average airfares at the airpot climbed 27.2% from the third quarter of 2009 to a year later — $...
4:49 am on Tuesday December 7, 2010

Charleston County eyes rental car fee to attract low-cost airline (updated)

Image by Flickr user Jared Zimmerman Update December 7: After officials from Southwest Airlines deemed adding an additional 5% fee on rental cars unnecessary for their choice to enter the Charleston market, the Charleston County Council tabled the...
4:52 am on Wednesday November 3, 2010

Charleston posts highest average airfare increase in the country

Image by Flickr user Michael @ NW LensThe U.S. Transportation Department's Bureau of Transportation Statistics released its report on domestic flight prices, and Charleston International Airport saw the greatest airfare increase in the country in...
5:44 am on Thursday July 29, 2010

Charleston posts highest average airfare increase in the nation

Image by Flickr user JoshuaDavisPhotographyFlying in and out of Charleston will cost you - a lot. According to the Charleston Regional Business Journal's article posted today, from the first quarter of 2009 to the same period in 2010, Charleston had...
3:40 pm on Friday April 30, 2010

Midlands senator has no love for plans to draw low-cost airlines to Upstate, Lowcountry (updated)

Image by Flickr user donbuciak Is the $15 million loan being crafted to draw Southwest? Update April 30: And the plan has been pushed out of the budget, but not outright killed. Check out the latest at the Charleston Regional Business Journal....