PenAir Contract With USPS Valid: Judge

Law360, New York (June 13, 2011, 7:03 PM EDT) -- A Washington federal judge on Friday found that the U.S. Postal Service properly awarded a contract to an Alaskan airline, Peninsula Airways Inc., to deliver mail in rural areas, after putting a halt to the airline's earlier contract in a previous case.

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan found that PenAir — having met requirements under the Rural Service Improvement Act that an airline must have experience providing service along the routes using a large aircraft — could get the challenged contract to deliver mail...
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