Essential Air Service

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Roll Call
Peters’ Motorcycle RideThe senator visited a rural airport to talk about President Donald Trump’s budg
Roll Call / Posted 5 days ago
The senator visited a rural airport to talk about President Donald Trump’s budget cuts to Essential Air Service, a government program enacted to guarantee that small communities maintain commercial airline service. On Wednesday, he rode to the... Read more
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WBUP - WBKP Marquette
Sen. Peters expresses importance of funding airports during touras U.S. Senator Gary Peters toured the facility. Ford Airport is one of 170 ru
WBUP - WBKP Marquette / Posted 6 days ago
as U.S. Senator Gary Peters toured the facility. Ford Airport is one of 170 rural airports across the country that uses Essential Air Services (EAS) funding to make sure those airports have the funding they need to function. “As I was here,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Contour to submit bid to continue air serviceContour brand got its start." The DOT announced Friday it was requesting propo
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 8 days ago
Contour brand got its start." The DOT announced Friday it was requesting proposals from airlines interested in providing Essential Air Service flights at Tupelo, as well as Muscle Shoals, Alabama, for a new contract starting March 1, 2018, with... Read more
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Juneau Empire
McCain targets cash for Essential Air Service for rural communitiesSen. John McCain, R-Ariz., addressed the Senate on Monday on a bill that would
Juneau Empire / Posted 12 days ago
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., addressed the Senate on Monday on a bill that would amend the Essential Air Service program, essentially cutting a large chunk in subsidies from the program. Many Alaskan air services and rural communities are taking this... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Federal tax dollars helping fund flights from Macon to D.C.$9.3 million in federal subsidies to run flights from Macon to D.C. for the nex
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 13 days ago
$9.3 million in federal subsidies to run flights from Macon to D.C. for the next two years. It is all a part of the Federal Essential Air Service Subsidy Program. It aims to bring air services to cities that are underserved. In their agreement with... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Alaska-Based PenAir Files Chapter 11 Reorganization PlanCO hub as well pending approval from the Department of Transportation. PenAir
The Aero-News Network / Posted 14 days ago
CO hub as well pending approval from the Department of Transportation. PenAir is filing a request with the DOT to end Essential Air Service (EAS) routes between Crescent City, CA and Portland, OR and all regional routes served from its Denver... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Airline plans to discontinue subsidized service to Dodge City, LiberalApril, Dodge had about 2,800 boardings and Liberal nearly 1,950, according to a
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
April, Dodge had about 2,800 boardings and Liberal nearly 1,950, according to a previous report in The News about federal Essential Air Service (EAS) subsidies. "The steps we are taking today will allow PenAir to emerge as a stronger airline,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
PenAir declares bankruptcyterminating its regional routes to Portland, the airline planned to keep its se
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
terminating its regional routes to Portland, the airline planned to keep its service between Crescent City and Portland, an Essential Air Service (EAS) route. Under the terms of the federal EAS program, PenAir offers service to Del Norte County in... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy Finance Committee tables fuel flowage feecity is jumping the gun as it looks to reinstate a fee to help pay for jet serv
WGEM Quincy / Posted 15 days ago
city is jumping the gun as it looks to reinstate a fee to help pay for jet services. If SkyWest is chosen for the Quincy Essential Air Service contract, as city officials recommended, it'll cost at least an extra $144,000. The Aeronautics... Read more
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The Columbian
PenAir to end all routes from PDXCalif., from Portland until a new carrier can be assigned by the U.S. Departmen
The Columbian / Posted 15 days ago
Calif., from Portland until a new carrier can be assigned by the U.S. Department of Transportation under the government’s essential air service program. Service on all PDX routes except Crescent City ended Monday. PenAir is also shutting down... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
PenAir Filing Chapter 11 reorganization Planof the Portland-area regional routes as part of an immediate cost-cutting plan
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 15 days ago
of the Portland-area regional routes as part of an immediate cost-cutting plan in the Pacific Northwest. All, but the essential Air Service (EAS) route between Portland and Crescent City, California, will be shut down effective close of... Read more
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CBS Denver
PenAir Announces Reorganization, Termination Of Denver HubMonday it’s closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of
CBS Denver / Posted 16 days ago
Monday it’s closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The move would end essential air service routes between Denver and Liberal and Dodge City in Kansas, and the Nebraska cities of North Platte,... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
PenAir announces reorganization termination of Denver hubMonday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 16 days ago
Monday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The move would end essential air service routes between Denver and Liberal and Dodge City, Kansas, and North Platt, Kearney and Dodge City,... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
PenAir announces reorganization, files for Chapter 11Monday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 16 days ago
Monday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The move would end essential air service routes between Denver and Liberal and Dodge City, Kansas, and North Platt, Kearney and Dodge City,... Read more
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KTVN Reno
PenAir announces reorganization, termination of Denver hubMonday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of
KTVN Reno / Posted 16 days ago
Monday it's closing its Denver hub pending approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation. The move would end essential air service routes between Denver and Liberal and Dodge City, Kansas, and North Platt, Kearney and Dodge City,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Schumer fights Trump plan to cut aid for upstate flightsit, travelers would have to drive to Plattsburgh or even Albany. The flights a
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 19 days ago
it, travelers would have to drive to Plattsburgh or even Albany. The flights are subsidized by the federal government's Essential Air Service program, But the Trump administration proposes eliminating funds for the program, which nationally... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Schumer visits, says don't cut small airport subsidiesto stop helping small airports provide passenger air service. The Trump admini
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
to stop helping small airports provide passenger air service. The Trump administration's 2018 budget would eliminate the Essential Air Service program, which helps pay for passenger air service at small, rural airports across the country that... Read more
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The Moab Times-Independent
Despite hard feelings county recommends SkyWest for 2018 EAS contract - After expressing a certain amount of reluctance to leave what they call the reliable service of Boutique Air the Grand County Council and Grand County Airport Board will recom...Grand County Airport Board will recommend that the U.S. Department of Transport
The Moab Times-Independent / Posted 20 days ago
Grand County Airport Board will recommend that the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) grant SkyWest Airlines the 2018 essential air service (EAS) contract at Canyonlands Field. County council members expressed satisfaction with Boutique Air,... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Cape Air founder to address Rooster Boostera.m. Thursday at the Owensboro Convention Center. The Hyannis, Massachusetts-b
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 21 days ago
a.m. Thursday at the Owensboro Convention Center. The Hyannis, Massachusetts-based commuter airline has been Owensboro's essential air service carrier since December 2011. Last year, it carried 3,957 passengers between Owensboro and St. Louis --... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
DOT opens request for bids at Greenbrier Valley AirportVA, Friday for the same reason. The six-page document for Greenbrier Valley Ai
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 22 days ago
VA, Friday for the same reason. The six-page document for Greenbrier Valley Airport seeks airlines to prove replacement Essential Air Service for the airport. The DOT proposal acknowledges “numerous reports about poor service in terms of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas airport hires chiefthere and has already hit the ground running.” As interim manager, Estes worke
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
there and has already hit the ground running.” As interim manager, Estes worked with Southern Airways Express, the city’s Essential Air Service provider, as the commercial airline launched its full schedule of three round-trip flights per weekday... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Mixed opinions on possible new airline at Quincy Regional Airportmixed opinions about the Quincy Aeronautics Committee's decision recommend SkyW
WGEM Quincy / Posted 25 days ago
mixed opinions about the Quincy Aeronautics Committee's decision recommend SkyWest instead of Boutique Air for the city's Essential Air Service contract. Flying out of Quincy Regional Airport isn't easy for business travelers. "I had to take... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
County supports SkyWest proposalRick Rock addressed the Marion County Commission for support of the airport's d
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 26 days ago
Rick Rock addressed the Marion County Commission for support of the airport's decision to recommend SkyWest Airlines' Essential Air Service proposal. "We've been working very hard for many years to try and accomplish what we are about to... Read more
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The Hill
Senate panel approves funding boost for Transportation Departmentflush with cash.” The panel rejected the White House’s proposal to eliminate l
The Hill / Posted 27 days ago
flush with cash.” The panel rejected the White House’s proposal to eliminate long-distance routes for Amtrak and kill an Essential Air Service program for rural communities, with both funded at their fully authorized levels under the Senate... Read more
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Rutland Herald
Airport gets $2.5M for upgrade |to be used for building a parallel taxiway. The federal government also recent
Rutland Herald / Posted 29 days ago
to be used for building a parallel taxiway. The federal government also recently selected Cape Air to continue providing “essential air service.” Another carrier, Boutique Air, based in San Francisco, had expressed interest in serving the local... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Quincy council pushes back against EAS recommendationSome Quincy aldermen aren't happy with the Aeronautics Committee's choice to go
WGEM Quincy / Posted 29 days ago
Some Quincy aldermen aren't happy with the Aeronautics Committee's choice to go with Boutique air for the city's Essential Air Service. Some felt the city is throwing away a chance to grow the airport by not going with the largest regional airline... Read more
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WGEM Quincy
Boutique Air recommended for passenger flight service in Quincyby Boutique Air to provide passenger flight service during a meeting Thursday e
WGEM Quincy / Posted 1 months ago
by Boutique Air to provide passenger flight service during a meeting Thursday evening. The meeting to determine the next Essential Air Service provider lasted just over an hour and a half and included multiples votes. The decision was made after... Read more

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