b'AIR SERVICE DEVELOPMENTLNK 31really wanted to make sure Red Way embodies Nebraska, she says. We were very specific when coming up with a name that itAn Airbus A320 with 150 seats provides the new service. didnt say Lincoln. We want it to be Nebraskas way to fly.Haring describes Red Way as a dark horse economic booster for Lincoln because it brings in out-of-state visitors and pulls outbound passengers from as far away central Nebraska. He reasons that such travelers often stay overnight in Lincolns hotels and dine in its eateries before catching an affordable flight to an attractive leisure destination. I want more people coming into the community, not just Lincoln residents leaving, Haring explains.Customer service was so important to LNK that it is covering Red Ways first-year costs for ground services by having airport employees perform duties such as ticketing, boarding check-in and baggage handling. Haring says the expense will amount to nearly $900,000, but hiring from the local workforce provides greater quality assurance. while a government backstop gave Red Way some solid seed Market Forecast money, it must quickly find its own path to profitability to sustain Only time will tell how successful the Red Way model will be atservice. Still, Wangler believes purchasing blocks of aircraft, crew, LNK. Operating costs for airlines typically rise each year, thusmaintenance and insurance time by the month mitigates some requiring continued growth to provide additional revenue. Andpressures to expand. Terminal ANewark Liberty International1 million square-foot, modern common-use terminal includes 33 gatesNew check-in, security and baggage claim areas improve passenger experience and e\x1f\x1ficiencyClimate-controlled pedestrian bridgelinks to public parking and rail systemDesigned to meet LEED Silver certi\x1ficationWSP has led expansion and improvement projects at airports of all sizes across the U.S.JOIN OUR TEAM!wsp.comPhoto courtesy ofPort Authority of New York and New JerseyAirportImprovement.comSeptember 2023'