US Global close to offering international service from Stewart
MidHudsonNews [dot] com is reporting US Global Airways is getting closer to launching regularly scheduled international service from Stewart International Airport near Newburgh. The airline recently entered into a stock purchase agreement for capital stock of Songbird Airways Inc. for $6.5 million. Songbird has an FAA certificate allowing it to operate commercial passenger service. That acquisition is expected to close in mid- to late October. Before that date, US Global will enter into a lease agreement for a B737-400 aircraft. US Global intends to provide service out of Stewart to Europe, Russia, the Middle East and the Caribbean, possibly by the end of the year. Read the full story at MidHudsonNews [dot] com.