Seeding the economic clouds

12th March, 2015 by

By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE — An airport remains a hole in the sky through which money falls, although sometimes you have to seed those clouds.Air Canada landed a $120,000 flight guarantee — $95,000 from Eagle County and $25,000 from Vail — for its flights from Toronto this ski season.Data from the Eagle County Regional Airport indicates that’s a dandy return on investment. Air Canada flies 800 passengers into the airport each year, and they each spend an average of $2,000.That’s a $1.6 million return on their $120,000 investment.Air farmersAir Canada is taking it one season at a time, and this guarantee is for …

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