AK city declares air-service emergency after fatal crash

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An emergency has been declared by officials in an Alaska city involving a lack of air service following a fatal plane crash that led to the suspension of regular flights.

The Unalaska City Council also passed a resolution Tuesday that states the city wants to start organizing charter flights and selling seats at the basic cost, the Anchorage Daily News reported .

The council approved funding for up to three weeks or until the return of regular flights.

To organize the charter flights, the city would need a waiver of public charter requirements of the U.S. Department of...

 

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