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					FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DATE: October 11, 2006
RE: Expanded Air Service at ECRA
Contact: Tom Santulli, Chemung County Executive @ 737-2912
         Ann Clarke, Elmira Corning Regional Airport Manager at 795-0402

                    “Pan Am Clipper Expands Service to Florida”

Big Flats – Chemung County Executive Tom Santulli joined airport officials in
announcing Pan Am Clipper Connection will be expanding their service out of the Elmira
Corning Regional Airport to include Florida. The announcement was made today at a
press conference held at the Elmira Corning Regional Airport.

Beginning November 19, 2006, Pan Am Clipper Connection will add 2 non-stop flights
per week to the Orlando Sanford International Airport. The airport is located 18 miles
northeast of Orlando, Florida and provides easy access to all Orlando area attractions.

Pan Am Clipper Connection began service to Bedford/Boston, Massachusetts on
September 6th providing two daily non-stop flights. Over the past month they have added
service to Trenton, New Jersey and Baltimore/Washington D.C. The Trenton Mercer
Airport serves New York City and Philadelphia. Pan Am utilizes smaller regional
airports, like the Elmira Corning Regional Airport as portals to urban centers. By using
convenient ground transportation, passengers can access these metropolitan areas without
the hassles associated with large hub airports.

Tom Santulli, Chemung County Executive said, “Pan Am Clipper is once again adding a
service which has been long in demand in our area; to be able to fly directly to Orlando
from our airport at a competitive rate. We hope that passengers will find this service an
advantage to using the Elmira Corning Regional Airport.”

Ann Clarke, Elmira Corning Regional Airport Manager added, “When we partnered
with Pan Am Clipper in September it was our combined goal to be able to add this
Florida service and we are excited to be able to do so now. We will continue to work
with all of our airline partners to expand air service opportunities for our passengers.”

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Airfare to Florida will start as low as $125 each way (plus applicable taxes and fees).

The Pan Am Clipper Connection, operated by Boston-Maine Airways Corporation is
based in Portsmouth, NH. They began commuter air service in March of 2004 serving
three airports in the Northeast.

Pan Am Clipper Connection offers its own frequent traveler program, the Clipper
Convenience Travel Program. Geared to business travelers, this program offers benefits
not usually associated with frequent flyer programs such as transferable tickets, unlimited
itinerary changes without service charges, no travel restrictions or black-out dates, and
fixed fares regardless of reservation time. For information and reservations call 1-800-
FLYPANAM or www.flypanam.com.

In addition, Pan Am Clipper Connection also provides the leisure traveler with
convenient options in vacation planning. The airline's in-house travel partner, Pan Am
Holidays, has a range of vacation packages available. Packages to Orlando/Sanford, FL
are available for as low as $389.00 per person, based on double occupancy (restrictions
apply). Package options include everything from standard accommodations, to luxury 5-
bedroom vacation homes. For more information on packages, contact Pan Am Holidays
at 1-877-766-2260.

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