Contact: Columbia Public Work - Columbia Regional Airport
The City of Columbia announced today that the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund was invoiced $0 dollars for October 2013. This is the eigth consecutive month in the past nine months in which American Airlines did not require a payment from the Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund.
Passenger load factors remain high and pre-bookings on future flights continue to perform very well. As of October 31, passenger enplanements at COU total 36,457 and deplanements total 37,058. For the same time one year ago, emplanements totaled 32,711 and deplanements totaled 32,486
We thank our customers who fly from COU for their support of Columbia Regional Airport and American Airlines
American Airlines began service from COU on February 14, 2013 and provides two daily nonstop flights to Dallas/Fort Worth and one daily nonstop flight to Chicago O'Hare from Columbia Regional Airport.
The Air Service Revenue Guarantee fund consists of monies from numerous private businesses in Columbia and mid-Missouri as well as funds from various government enitities in mid-Missouri.