Cape Air Eyed for Augusta Airport 

City councilors in Augusta, Maine, have chosen Cape Air to be the city-run airport’s new commercial airline. Cape Air would replace Colgan Air, which held the contract sinceat least the early 1990s. If the city’s choice is approved by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Cape’s four-year contract would start November 1. Cape Air flies smaller planes, But officials believe it will beable to provide cheaper fares, more flights, and betterconnections.