Flights from Dothan to Atlanta chopped to 2
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - A statement from the Dothan-Houston County Airport Authority Executive Director, Adam Hartzog, was released following the announcement of flight cuts at the Dothan Regional Airport.
Hartzog revealed the change of three flights per day to two fights per day would take place October 6th.
"The schedule will be analyzed every 30 days, with a plan to restore capacity as soon as staffing challenges have subsided.
Delta has stated that this was a difficult decision, but remains committed to the Wiregrass, with no plans to reduce capacity any further at this time.
We apologize for any inconvenience, and hope that you continue to consider using our airport for your traveling needs."
Dothan is one of 40 airports in the US to experience this reduction, according to Delta Airlines. Delta indicated this change is a reflection of pilot and ground handler shortages throughout their global system.
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The number of flights in and out of the Dothan Airport is dwindling once again.
Already down to three daily, another flight is set to be eliminated this fall.
Of the flights remaining, one will depart mid-morning and the other late afternoon.
Delta issued a statement to News 4 this afternoon.
“We are constantly evaluating our network strategy based on a myriad of factors related to market and operating conditions. Therefore, we can confirm that a recent adjustment made to our network plans will include a reduction in our Dothan-Atlanta service from three to two daily flights beginning in October. We don’t have anything further to share on future scheduling at this time beyond the October update.”
Envoy Airlines the Delta Connections contracts with Delta to provide service to some of its markets, including Dothan.
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