- Associated Press - Thursday, October 8, 2015

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) - Passengers leaving Aspen on Republic Airlines have been experiencing major delays since the end of September.

The Aspen Times reports (https://bit.ly/1L8Dl9U ) that data from FlightStats.com show that since Sept. 27, 34 percent of Republic Airlines’ flights have been delayed. There has been at least one delayed flight every day.

The Indianapolis-based regional carrier experienced three delays on Friday ranging from 75 minutes to six hours.

Aspen-Pitkin County Airport Director John Kinney says airport officials have noticed an uptick in complaints about Republic’s predictability.

Republic Vice President of Flight Operations Pat Gannon released a statement Wednesday saying the airline is looking into the cause of recent delays in Aspen and will make changes as needed.


Information from: The Aspen Times, https://www.aspentimes.com/

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