low-cost airfare http://wuot.org en Knox City, County Officials Detail Competitive Airfare Partnership Today http://wuot.org/post/knox-city-county-officials-detail-competitive-airfare-partnership-today <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Low-cost airline carriers have had a turbulent history in the Knoxville market. But&nbsp;city and county leaders hope to make an announcement today to change that.</span></p><p>Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero have jointly set aside $370,000 dollars for what they’re calling a Competitive Airfare Partnership.</p><p>Jim Evans, Vice President of Marketing at McGhee-Tyson airport, says they’ve had some hits and misses with lowfare carriers before.</p> Wed, 15 May 2013 09:00:00 +0000 Christine Jessel 2212 at http://wuot.org Knox City, County Officials Detail Competitive Airfare Partnership Today