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Garden City, American Airlines Hopeful About New Air Service

KSCB News - April 24, 2012 8:10 am

Garden City officials say early

response to a new air service makes them hopeful the service will

prosper.

The aviation director at the Garden City Regional Airport says

American Eagle flights from Garden City to Dallas were at maximum

capacity last weekend.

The American Eagle regional jet service to and from Dallas began

on April 3. It replaced daily flights to and from Denver, which

were operated by Great Lakes Aviation.

Monthly passenger counts in April won’t be available until mid-May.

Brett Hooyerink, a senior manager with American Airlines, says

the airline is elated with the early full planes. But he says

advance bookings have gotten off to a slow start, so the airline

feels it has more work to do to attract passengers.

 

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