Appalachian Air (Pikeville) is a startup backed by Corporate Flight Management (LF, Smyrna) and PublicCharters (P1, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton) with plans to offer daily flights to Nashville Int'l using CFM-operated Jetstream 32s. The carrier expects to receive US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) approval for its Pikeville home base operations ahead of its planned launch in July.