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Like all major historical events, we’ll always remember where we were and what we were doing the day that SkyBus died. We were actually just turning on the Today showstill in bed—to the news that the crazy cheap carrier was boarding up shop and getting out of the airline business. Like so many others, we were left with cancelled reservations (from North Carolina to Southern California), a bummer considering we'd just tested out SkyBus only a few weeks before the bankruptcy.
This month marks the four-year anniversary (April 4, 2008) of the bankruptcy and, unfortunately, that trip now only lives on in our memories. Hey, at least we got to try SkyBus before it went belly up. Rising fuel costs and a cash flow that was more of a trickle made for the downfall of the airline.