02.12.2020 – 19:47 UTC
Boutique Air (4B, San Francisco, CA) has been granted a two-year contract to service Altoona in Pennsylvania, starting on January 1, 2021, replacing the current Essential Air Service (EAS) provided by Southern Airways Express (9X, Memphis Int’l).
The contract awarded by the US Department of Transportation (DoT) will run through to December 31, 2022. Boutique Air will use eight or nine-seater PC-12s to provide Altoona with 26 weekly round trips; 13 each to Baltimore Thurgood Marshall and Pittsburgh Int’l. The ch-aviation schedules module confirms the new services are scheduled to operate 13 times weekly (twice daily except on Saturdays) from January 1 to both destinations.
Meanwhile, Southern’s two-year contract, due to have expired on October 1, 2020, was extended to…