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Boutique Airlines Fires 2 pilots, pulls out of Gogebic Iron Co. Airport

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The Gogebic Iron County Airport's only commercial airline, Boutique Airlines, will stop serving their region after an emergency exit door flew off moments before take-off last week. The incident happened on a flight from Minneapolis to Ironwood, MI Wednesday, May 5. "We're not trying to hide or deny anything," said Shawn Simpson, CEO of Boutique Airlines during a Gogebic Iron County Airport board meeting Monday. Several Boutique Airline representatives listened to the… (kbjr6.com) More...

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metro3
joseph muro 2
This is another poorly written story.
jeffinsydney
jeff slack 1
Most stories these days are being written by programs and as you say; a poorly written story.
Quirkyfrog
Robert Cowling 1
Pulling out of the airport is odd, but it's their decision. Maybe the volume wasn't enough to make hiring capable pilots important.

I mean, there are two pilots on the plane, so they are supposed to watch each other, and make sure things are done correctly, right. So fire the two pilots, but pulling out? Hmm... Doesn't seem to make much sense at FL 350...

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