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New air service for 2 West Virginia airports

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LEWISBURG, W.Va. (WVVA) -Because the nation falls underneath the results of the pilot scarcity, SkyWest made the choice to drag out of thirty airports, together with the Clarksburg and Lewisburg airports.

Nonetheless, because of the efforts of Senator Manchin and Senator Capito, West Virginia won’t be dropping any entry to the air.

The Division of Transportation has chosen Contour Airways to interchange SkyWest at these areas, guaranteeing that West Virginia can have entry to Important Air Providers for years to return. For the reason that airports fall underneath the Important Air Providers Program, the federal government pays the brand new airline to function within the space.

Brian Belcher, the Airport Director for the Greenbriar County Airport says having air journey obtainable to the individuals of West Virginia is essential to the well-being of your entire space.

“In addition to individuals in-bound for tourism and all the opposite actions, it additionally provides the individuals residing right here on this entire area a straightforward technique to get globally linked as a result of whenever you get to the Charlotte hub, American has worldwide flights, most likely over 50 worldwide flights a day, so it actually provides us one… provides this neighborhood one-stop entry to the world, and we predict that’s going to be an enormous optimistic.”

These flying can count on the Clarksburg and Lewisburg airports to modify to Contour Airways on November first.