QUINCY — Interim airport director Gabriel Hanafin hopes representatives from the two airlines bidding to become Quincy’s essential air service provider will make presentations before a Quincy City Council meeting in late July or early August. However, members of the Aeronautics Committee expressed reluctance during Wednesday’s meeting in City Council chambers to give their blessing […]
QUINCY — The Aeronautics Committee will meet Wednesday afternoon to discuss proposals from two airlines to become the essential air service provider for Quincy Regional Airport. Interim Airport Director Gabriel Hanafin said the U.S. Department of Transportation received proposals from San Francisco-based Boutique Air and from Southern Airways Express out of Palm Beach, Fla. Hanafin […]
Ashley Conrad talks to MRN Editor David Adam about what’s next for air travel out of Quincy, getting ready for Dogwood Weekend and what Mother’s Day means to her.
Ashley Conrad gives us the scoop on flying out of Quincy, talks to Steve Eighinger about the return of racing to Adams County and being on both sides of the bar for Cinco De Mayo.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was updated at 8:48 p.m. Wednesday. QUINCY — After agreeing to a four-year, $10.8 million contract in September to be the essential air service provider for Quincy Regional Airport, Cape Air notified the U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday of its intent to end passenger air service in Quincy. Andrew Bonney, […]
Just five months after beginning a new four-year, $10.8 million contract to provide passenger air service out of Quincy Regional Airport, Cape Air has told the city it wants out of the deal.
Just wanted to add to your article on cancellations with Cape Air. In January, I needed to fly to Chicago for connections to Virginia due to an emergency. My flight on Cape Air was in the air for about 10 minutes or so (very small plan and very bumpy), then turned around and returned to […]
QUINCY — A Quincy woman speaking to the Quincy City Council at Monday’s meeting shed light on an increasing number of canceled Cape Air flights at Quincy Regional Airport. Whitney Mintert addressed aldermen during the public forum portion of the meeting. During her allotted three minutes, Mintert said she and her husband, Michael Joyce, moved […]
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected Cape Air to provide Essential Air Service (EAS) at the Quincy Regional Airport for a four-year term from December 1, 2021, through November 30, 2025. The four-year subsidy will cost $10.8 million. “The Quincy Airport is a vital part of the transportation system and supply chain of […]
While last year wasn’t great for air travel (or a lot of other things), Quincy Regional Airport Director Sandra Shore said Cape Air was a good partner through the COVID Pandemic, which crippled the airline industry (and a lot of other things). “Throughout the Pandemic, (Cape Air) set us up with two hubs and kept […]