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Aug. 22, 2018 #91-233 PB1
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Elite cancels plans for new Rochester flights

By Jeff Kiger
jkiger@postbulletin.com


Rochester International Airport officials’ hopes to add more flights hit some turbulence today as boutique airline Elite Airways canceled plans to fly to Arizona and Florida.

Elite Airways, a young airline headquartered in Portland, Maine, announced today that it’s pulling the plug on plans to offer weekly non-stop flights to Phoenix and St. Augustine, Fla., before any of its planes ever took off from Rochester.

Elite had originally planned to launch its Rochester service in July, but the airline postponed the start until October due to low ...

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