Video of the Otter on the page. It's apparently from Rust's Air Service in Anchorage. Stopped at Kenmore in Seattle on the way down for fuel and some maintenance a couple weeks ago.
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Foreign tourists in the first flight coupon
Yesterday, for the first time, Ellen Murphy, an American of 20 years, boarded a seaplane. The idea scared him at first, he concedes, but now wants to repeat the experience. "I love it because you can see the country, lakes, river (San Juan de Nicaragua), the mountains," shares the tourists, who flew the first seaplane flight coupon which already operates in Nicaragua under the line Nicawings. Murphy came along with nine other German tourists, Canadians and Americans who boarded the seaplane in the port Asese, Granada, to lands in San Juan de Nicaragua, in the department of Rio San Juan. Captain John McIntee, one of two seaplane pilots, said the flight was promotional, and therefore had no charge to passengers. Said they are still in the process of evaluation of routes and flight conditions, which take into account in determining the price of the same San Juan de Nicaragua, San Carlos, Ometepe Island, Corn Island, Indian River, Laguna de Perlas and Miskito Keys, among others.
The seaplane is in the country has a capacity for 10 passengers. It is expected that approximately one month, comes the second seaplane, McIntee said, will seat 16 passengers. The initial idea was to bring the country four seaplanes, but it is not known if there will be three or four, because that will focus on demand for air travel, "said McIntee. For his part, Captain Chris Klosterman reported that the frequency of flights per week and the amount thereof shall be defined according to demand. This week, he said, probably have another flight to San Juan de Nicaragua.
CHANGES IN THE CITY
Misael Morales, mayor of San Juan de Nicaragua, reflected the enthusiasm that has caused the town to be one of the destinations on the tourist route. "That will allow people to improve their conditions, the government is giving funding and we will make known internationally as a tourist, depending on how you attend, whether good or bad, will publicize the places they visit "he said. In recent years, "said Mayor Morales-frequency foreign and domestic tourists has been growing, but with the arrival of the seaplane expected to increase much more. Today, he said, each week brings to the municipality for 15 to 20 foreign tourists and some thirty national. In that location is an availability of about 90 beds, that number expected to triple in the short term, by the arrival of the seaplane, for the promotion that is taking the San Juan River.