St. Louis, MO: January 3, 2018 – Air Choice One, a St. Louis based airline, has been re-selected to provide Essential Air Service to the U.S. Department of Transportation in Burlington, Iowa from February 1, 2018, through January 31, 2022.
The Essential Air Service Program provides communities throughout the United States with air service to connect smaller cities to the national air transportation network. Air Choice One was selected by the Department of Transportation to continue their service to Burlington, where they have been since January 2010. The Department of Transportation included community feedback in their selection process. “Air Choice One has been a great partner with the Southeast Iowa Regional Airport,” Charles E. Walsh, Board Chairman of the Southeast Iowa Regional Airport Authority wrote to the Department. “They continue to provide reliable service for [Burlington].”
“We are excited for the opportunity to continue our service to the Burlington community,” said Shane Storz, CEO of Air Choice One. “We have experienced tremendous growth over our eight years here, and are proud to reliably connect the Burlington community to the national air transportation network. Air Choice One is committed to delivering these same dramatic increases, as well as continuing our support of the Burlington community and non-profits. We believe in Burlington, and look forward to our continued relationship.”
Air Choice One will provide weekday and weekend service of 24 total round trips per week in Burlington, utilizing a Cessna Grand Caravan. Twelve of those weekly flights will be nonstop flights to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), and twelve will be nonstop flights to St. Louis-Lambert International Airport (STL).
About Air Choice One
Based in St. Louis, MO, Air Choice One was launched as a scheduled airline serving to hard-to-reach communities, and supports their economic development by increasing business productivity while enhancing the travel experience for business and leisure travelers alike. Air Choice One markets enjoy the benefits of efficient, scheduled airline service into larger cities, like St. Louis, Chicago and Minneapolis packaged in a “First-Class” service and seating format. Air Choice One’s goal is to deliver the highest quality and reliability in scheduled commercial air service.