Direct Air Cancels Flights Until May 15th

March 13, 2012 Updated Mar 13, 2012 at 7:11 PM EDT

By Ed Reilly

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March 13, 2012 Updated Mar 13, 2012 at 7:11 PM EDT

(Niagara Falls, NY) The following is a statement issued by Direct Air regarding the cancellation of service until mid-May:

"Direct Air finds it necessary to suspend flight operation from Tuesday, March 13, 2012 until May 15, 2012. This decision was made to address operational matters. We are currently evaluating strategic alternatives for Direct Air.

Direct Air is committed to our passengers, employees, and the communities we serve.

Passengers holding reservations for Direct Air flights departing between Tuesday, March 13, 2012 and Tuesday, May 15, 2012 are directed to contact their credit card company to arrange for a refund."

Very Truly Yours,
Direct Air

NFTA Spokesperson C. Douglas Hartmayer released the following:

"We apologize for the inconvenience this has caused the users of our airport. The Niagara Falls International Airport had no control over the suspension of this service."