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Airport board recommends Boutique Air for EAS


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IRONWOOD — At a special meeting Monday the Gogebic-Iron County Airport Board recommended awarding a new airline the Essential Air Service (EAS) contract for the first time since 2014.

“The airport board voted to ask the U.S. Department of Transportation to provide Boutique Airlines with air service for two years starting Aug. 1, 2020, with service to Minneapolis and Chicago,” said Joe Bonovetz, airport board chair and Gogebic County commissioner. “There are several things we’d have to nail down with the airlines should Boutique be cho...