Category Archives: PenAir (Peninsula Airways)

Small airlines and rural communities rally to fight the end of the EAS program

A bill had been introduced in Congress to end the Essential Air Service (EAS) program by former presidential candidate Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) according to this article by the Alaska Dispatch. The proposed amendment would end the EAS program as Congress searches for programs to cut.

Read the full story from the Alaska Dispatch:


Copyright Photo: Tony Storck. Airlines like PenAir, especially those in Alaska, are rallying along with the remote communities they serve to fight the proposed cuts. Read the full story of the EAS program by clicking on the photo.