Michael Morisi, former president of PEOPLExpress Airlines, is sentenced

Michael Morisi, the former president of the second version of PEOPLExpress Airlines, was sentenced to two years in prison for fraud.

Read more from the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily.

People Express Airlines (stylized as PEOPLExpress) (2nd) commenced operations on June 30, 2014 from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, as a no-frills budget scheduled airline.

The airline took its name from the original PEOPLExpress Airlines, but was not related.

The company ceased operations on September 26, 2014.

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