Residents will have an opportunity to talk to Pen Air officials later this month about an unpopular new schedule and the service provided during their first seven months in Scottsbluff.
Western Nebraska Regional Airport Manager Darwin Skelton says the local essential air service provider will have people here for the next regularly scheduled board meeting June 21st.
Thursday PenAir started their new schedule for Scottsbluff to Denver essential air service flights. It has weekday departures to Denver at 9:25 a.m. and 5:50 p.m. and flights into Scottsbluff arriving at 8:55 a.m. and 5:20 p.m.
The airline has experienced a number of cancellations during its first six months of operation in Scottsbluff due to maintenance and pilot issues. Pen Air officials indicated in its release it hopes their latest move move will improve reliability.
Airport Manager Darwin Skelton says the flight times are “too late out and too early in” and airport officials have expressed their displeasure… but to no avail at the present time.