December 2021 Reporting Points

The past year will be remembered for significant progress despite a pandemic. Business activity at the Salina Regional Airport and Airport Industrial Center continued to increase, passenger enplanements on United Airlines flights to Denver and Chicago are exceeding 2019 levels and the Schilling Project is fully funded. Scheduled Air Service – Since June 2021 nonstop flights to Denver and Chicago on United Express have averaged a 66% load factor. Plans to add nonstop flights to United's Houston hub were put on hold until the national pilot shortage lessens, and more regional jets are returned to service. Houston is not “if,” but “when.”

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