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A Cape Air worker unloads luggage from one of the airline's nine-seat Cessna 402 airplanes from Boston at the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear in April 2012. Photo: Chris Knight/<a href="https://www.adirondackdailyenterprise.com/">Adirondack Daily Enterprise</a><br />(Enterprise photo -- Chris Knight)
A Cape Air worker unloads luggage from one of the airline's nine-seat Cessna 402 airplanes from Boston at the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear in April 2012. Photo: Chris Knight/Adirondack Daily Enterprise
(Enterprise photo -- Chris Knight)

Flights from Lake Clear to the NYC area are coming this summer

Cape Air has announced plans to provide a daily round-trip flight between the Westchester County Airport in White Plains and Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear this summer.

The service will begin June 26 and run six days a week through Labor Day. It's designed to give local travelers access to the New York City market. Local officials are also hopeful it could bring tourists from the city to the Adirondacks.  Go to full article
A Cape Air employee takes luggage from one of the airline's nine-seat Cessna 402 planes parked outside the Adirondack Regional Airport terminal. Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy <em>Adirondack Daily Enterprise</em>
A Cape Air employee takes luggage from one of the airline's nine-seat Cessna 402 planes parked outside the Adirondack Regional Airport terminal. Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Cape Air proposes daily summer round trips to NYC region

Cape Air has proposed adding daily round-trip service between the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear and White Plains during the summer months.

Should the Hyannis, MA-based airline's plan move forward, it would link the Adirondack Park by commercial airline to the New York City area as well as Boston.

Cape Air's proposal comes as its $1.3 million federal subsidy to serve Adirondack Regional is set to expire.  Go to full article
A hard landing for Adirondack Regional Airport?  (Photo:  Wikipedia)
A hard landing for Adirondack Regional Airport? (Photo: Wikipedia)

Adirondack airport boasts big growth and faces talk of closure

A new debate is underway over the future of the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear. Traffic at the airport is growing, with more than 11,500 passengers using Cape Air's commuter flights last year. Supporters say that brings a big boost to the Tri-Lakes economy.

But state and local officials also say cost overruns, mismanagement and a lack of political support for the airport could threaten its future.

Brian Mann has our story.  Go to full article
Cape Air gears up for another flight (Source:  Brian Mann)
Cape Air gears up for another flight (Source: Brian Mann)

Non-stop flights from NC to Albany take off this month

A new commuter airline is getting ready to start direct flights from Massena, Ogdensburg and Watertown to Albany. The three North Country airports are cleaning up hangars, ticket counters and runways in preparation for Cape Air's service starting September 16. In Watertown, work crews are racing to finish an $800,000 remodel of the passenger terminal. It's a big investment in an industry that relies on federal subsidies to serve the region. But airport administrators say they expect this airline to succeed where others failed. Jonathan Brown reports.  Go to full article

Cape Air flights from SLC and Jefferson County set to start

Commercial airlines have a tough time doing business in the North Country. Recently, three different carriers found that Northern New Yorkers are used to driving, not flying. And long, cold winters can force numerous flight delays and cancellations. But Cape Air seems to be making a go of it. For more than six months now, the Massachusetts-based airline has been flying non-stops to its hub in Boston from Saranac Lake and Plattsburgh. Travellers and airport administrators say they're pleased with the service. And the airline will soon start direct flights from Massena, Ogdensburg and Watertown to Albany. Jonathan Brown brings us an update on North Country air service.  Go to full article

Air service set to grow in North Country

New York Senator Chuck Schumer announced a deal this week that could expand air service in the North Country. Jonathan Brown has more.  Go to full article

Locals welcome Cape Air

Three months after it began service at the Adirondack Regional Airport and the Plattsburgh International Airport, Cape Air was formally welcomed to the North Country on Thursday during separate ribbon cutting ceremonies at the two facilities. Local officials say they're optimistic that Cape Air will be able to restore the trust of the flying public, which was hurt by the collapse of the airports' previous carrier, Big Sky airlines. Chris Knight reports.  Go to full article

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