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McCain targets cash for Essential Air Service for rural communities

...bill that would amend the Essential Air Service program, essentially cutting...this program is called the Essential Air Service, in my view it's far from...Reauthorization bill repealing the Essential Air Service (EAS) program. ? Eliminating...
Amendment to eliminate EAS defeated

...Things are looking good for the Essential Air Service (EAS) in Alaska. The U...recognized the value of the Essential Air Service program and worked with a press release. "The Essential Air Service program provides dozens of...
Lawmakers fighting to keep EAS alive

...House and the Senate say Essential Air Service (EAS) is needed here and...truck, or train elsewhere. Essential Air Service is essential for a reason...away. "Since 1978, the Essential Air Service program has successfully guaranteed...
House bill keeping EAS in Alaska approved

...cost adjustments, the bill proposes to keep the Essential Air Service (EAS) program in Alaska and Hawaii while phasing...equivalent to a car, truck, or train elsewhere. Essential Air Service is essential for a reason; it's a means of survival...
House rejects bid to slash rural airline subsidies

...Rep. Tom McClintock, R-Calif., to slash the Essential Air Service program, which subsidizes flights to 120 communities...possibly make, to put an end to the so-called Essential Air Service that lavishly subsidizes some of the least essential...
Grant Aviation begins service to Akutan airport

...As with PenAir, the 12 Grant Aviation flights scheduled weekly for Akutan are partly funded through the federal Essential Air Service program, which since 1978 has subsidized flights to more than 100 U.S. cities, including dozens of remote...

...service contract for carrying mail is separate from an essential air service subsidy that helps fund flights into the small community. The mail contract, essential air service and passenger and cargo revenues are all part of...
Remote towns may lose airline subsidy

...could include cutting the number of eligible communities and making them pay some of the cost. The 27-year-old Essential Air Service program was discussed during a U.S. Senate Commerce Committee hearing in Anchorage Tuesday that was chaired...
Alaska Air to serve Adak through federal subsidy

...aircraft. It will receive an annual subsidy of $1.65 million through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Essential Air Service program. The route is still subject to approval by the Federal Aviation Administration, and Alaska Airlines said...
Sens. Begich, Murkowski vote for $182B spending package

...package, which funds the budgets of five Cabinet agencies, includes money to ensure that Alaska airports in the Essential Air Service program will continue to have commercial air service.There's also money for fisheries, improvements at Alaska's...


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