U.S. Essential Air Service
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Southern's first KingAir200 in Chadron, Neb. (Photo: Southern Airways Express)

Interviews: Southern Airways Express Receives King Air After Delay

Despite knowing a lot about the Essential Air Service, or EAS, program and what goes on in it there are still some things that slip past and go unnoticed. Southern Airways Express won the contract for the community of Chadron, Neb., (CDR) to operate daily flights to Denver on the King Air 200 and has been operating the route since June of 2021. But something had gone unnoticed and was brought to the attention of AirlineGeeks by a concerned individual…

The Midwest Remains in Devastation from Flooding; American and Delta…

The Midwest has been impacted by major flooding for nearly two weeks now. A blizzard in the West and a sudden spike in temperatures across the region caused large amounts of snowmelt and heavy rainfall to fill area rivers, impacting thousands across Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. The…

First International Carrier Touches Down in Omaha, Nebraska

 Omaha’s Eppley Airfield received its first international service on Tuesday. Air Canada began non-stop service from Toronto to Omaha operating on a Bombardier CRJ200. The new service will run once daily, with increased service this weekend for the Berkshire Hathaway Stockholders meeting. Flight 7410, operated by Air Georgian, departs Toronto at…

TRIP REPORT: College Orientation on United

This weekend I took a short, four-day trip to Omaha for college orientation at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. I will be attending UNO this fall to study professional flight in the aviation program on campus. We started off the mini vacation by waking up at 4 a.m. on…