Grounded Jetstream 32/Saab 340 operator RegionsAir filed suit last month against the federal government for breach of contract and seizing property without due process. The FAA on July 10 canceled RegionsAir’s operating certificate for alleged failure to meet federal aviation regulations related to its line check airman program.
Kirksville Regional Airport
Three regional airlines will fill the service void left in 12 small and medium-size communities in six states by the March 9 closure of Smyrna, Tenn.-based Regions-Air. Great Lakes Aviation has emerged as the big winner of the trio, drawing half the cities in a new contract with American Airlines that calls for the Cheyenne, Wyo.-based regional to fly from St.
The families of at least five people who died in the October 19 crash of Corporate Airlines Flight 5966 have filed lawsuits against Corporate Airlines and American Airlines for unspecified damages.
The Corporate Airlines Jetstream 31 that crashed a mile short of the runway while on a night, reduced-visibility localizer approach to Kirksville Regional Airport, Mo., on October 19 evidently stalled.