Another new airline to start service from DIA

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - Another new carrier lands Thursday at Denver International Airport, and it will be looking to connect small communities in surrounding states with the economic heart of the Rocky Mountain region.

PenAir takes over a pair of routes to Dodge City and Liberal, Kansas beginning Thursday and will offer 12 routes per week to the two cities combined. Then on Nov. 1, it will begin service to the Nebraska cities of Kearney, North Platte and Scottsbluff.

Great Lakes Airlines is currently serving each of the cities, some of which have had nonstop routes to Denver for 20 years or more. However, that airline has been afflicted by pilot shortages in recent years and has reduced capacity on many of the routes, leading PenAir to step in earlier this year and win a bidding process to receive federal subsidies to serve each of the cities.

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