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Airport, Boutique agree to end contract


May 12, 2021

Tom LaVenture/Daily Globe

Passengers, community and elected officials attend the Gogebic-Iron County Airport meeting Monday to express their desire to have a new Essential Air Service provider after reporting concerns with flight incidents, delays, cancellations and service issues.


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IRONWOOD - The Gogebic-Iron County Airport will start looking for a new Essential Air Service provider after a unanimous decision Monday to terminate the current contract with Boutique Air Inc., following the second potentially life-endangering incident since January.

Passengers and other community attended the regular board meeting Monday following an incident with Boutique Air flight 834 that was departing Minneapolis for Ironwood on May 5, with five passengers and two crew, when the cargo door on the single engine Pilatus PC-12 passenger pla...

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