Area residents gathered to celebrate Chautauqua Airlines' 40th anniversary on Saturday at the Chautauqua County Airport in Jamestown. The regional airline was established on May 3, 1973, in Jamestown. Its first operational flight was on Aug. 1, 1974. Chautauqua Airlines Inc., is a subsidiary of Republic Airways Holdings based in Indianapolis, Indiana.
P-J photo by Daniel Swanson