Hupp said it's the latest economic shot in the arm for an airport that was reeling just four years ago.
Shattuck Cooper said Bangor's infrastructure growth in recent years with Hollywood Slots Hotel and Raceway, the Bangor Waterfront Pavilion concert stage, and the ongoing new arena and events center construction is helping turn Bangor into a summer destination.
"Our focus is on air service development and this is one piece of that," said Hupp. "This is one of several priorities we're working on. and Charlotte."