Officials discuss revenue guarantee for new flights to Chicago, Dallas

Friday, October 12, 2012 | 4:04 p.m. CDT; updated 10:51 p.m. CDT, Monday, October 15, 2012

COLUMBIA — City and regional leaders would pledge American Eagle airlines a $3 million guarantee against losses as part of the deal to begin new flights between Columbia Regional Airport and Chicago and Dallas-Fort Worth, officials said.