Columbus, Ohio-based Skybus Airlines said Oct. 16 that it will end its service to San Diego on March 7.
The startup airline began its San Diego service in July.
The company will also discontinue service to Bellingham, Wash., while increasing service to North Carolina and Florida.
Skybus Chief Executive Officer Bill Diffenderffer said the company was realigning its schedule primarily because of the sharp increase in the cost of jet fuel.
All routes, from a variety of second-tier airports around the country, are flown nonstop to Columbus.
Skybus advertises the offer of at least 10 seats for $10 on every flight, every day and claims that, on average, its fares are half of the comparable fare offered by other airlines to the markets it serves.
, Connie Lewis