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BooneAir woes ground Tahoe possibility

Michael Schneider

BooneAir, the start-up airline which at one time looked like a promising entity to provide the Lake Tahoe Airport with commercial passenger service, is no longer in the airport’s potential future.

“Kaput,” said Janis Brand, airport spokesperson, when asked about BooneAir.

Brand said Elizabeth Boone, of BooneAir, ran into final financing problems after the Value Jet crash in Florida.

Mark Sando, of Tahoe Air, which is now undoubtedly the airport’s best chance for a commercial service provider, said he is sad to see Boone’s dream and vision not amount to an airline although he is glad there is now less competition.

“Things are going real well,” said Sando, speaking with a guarded tongue at the urging of the company’s public relations officer. “We’re still moving in the same direction and continue to move forward.”

Boone could not be reached for comment.


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