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Southern Airways Express flies to El Dorado, Hot Springs and Harrison.
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Southern Airways Keeps Bringing EAS Reliability to 3 Cities

Southern Airways Express retains its Essential Air Service contracts in Arkansas and continues to be highly reliable despite a pandemic that has pummeled the industry, officials say. read more >
Boone County Regional Airport in Harrison
Government & Politics / Transportation

EAS-y Does It (Editorial)

Is air service essential enough that taxpayers should subsidize private companies because there isn’t enough consumer demand? The cities and airports served by EAS, in Arkansas and elsewhere, don’t struggle to answer that question at all. And Congress is on their side. read more >
A Southern Airways Express airplane on the ground at Boone County Regional Airport.
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Southern Airways Express Delivers EAS Reliability in 3 Towns

Southern Airways Express LLC has seen its passenger traffic climb since it began offering flights in Arkansas in early 2017. read more >
Tim Johnson, manager of the South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado, says that the airport commission’s choice for a provider would be better for the community’s needs.
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El Dorado Airport Awaits Decision On Airline Service Provider

Whether passengers will soon be flying again from the South Arkansas Regional Airport in El Dorado is up in the air as the U.S. Department of Transportation reviews the community’s appeal of the airline selected to provide subsidized Essential Air Service. read more >
Boone County Regional Airport in Harrison

4 Airlines To Make Proposal for Service at Harrison Airport

The Boone County Airport manager says four airlines plan to make proposals for service at the Harrison airport, which has been without commercial flights after SeaPort Airlines filed for bankruptcy last month. read more >
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Subsidies Bolstered List of Busiest Airports in Arkansas

The four Arkansas airports that saw the biggest rise in passenger boardings in 2011 had one thing in common: government-subsidized air service offered through SeaPort Airlines Inc. read more >