Clarksburg council supports airport's SkyWest decision

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CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) - More support is coming out for the North Central West Virginia Airport's Benedum Airport Authority's endorsement of SkyWest Airlines.

Earlier this week we told you the authority wants to bring in SkyWest to replace ViaAir who they cut ties with a little while ago.

During Clarksburg's Council meeting Thursday night, council showed support for the decision. The will send a letter endorsing the airline as well.

Mayor of Clarksburg, Cathy Goings says it's crucial we have a reliable service.

"I think it's critical to get a reliable airline like Skywest. They have a good track record," said Goings. "The best thing about them is that they will open up other markets to us."