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AIR SERVICE DEVELOPEMENT IS ECONOMIC DEVELOPEMENT!

Christina Cassotis July-August, 2019 In the old days in the U.S., if your town had a railroad station, the town flourished. If not, your town struggled. It may seem like times were simpler then. But the basic concept of transportation remains the same....

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Airport Without An Airline

Klamath Falls's without an airline since 2017, but that could change soon. Inside the airport terminal at Crater Lake-Klamath Regional Airport, the rows of chairs sit eerily empty. Upstairs is a peaceful cafe where regulars enjoy their breakfast or lunch...

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Sonoma County Airport Lands $10 Million Federal Grant

Charles M. Schulz-Sonoma County Airport was named the recipient of a $10 million federal grant Wednesday toward a plan to more than triple its terminal space and establish Wine Country as an air travel destination. The competitive U.S. Department of...

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Chico Laying Groundwork For Airline Attraction

CHICO — Several programs are moving forward that could help re-establish commercial air service in Chico. Among Airport Manager Sherry Miller’s charges when she was hired was reviving air service in Chico, and Miller feels she’s making progress, including...

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United Airlines Begins Denver – Sonoma County Service

The long wait in Sonoma County for commercial airline service to points east of California finally came to an end Friday. United Airlines launched service Friday to Denver, a route sought for nearly a decade by Sonoma County residents, tourists and...

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United Airlines Enjoyed An “I told you so”Moment!

United Airlines enjoyed an "I told you so" moment with its fourth-quarter revenue results, as capacity growth plans that rattled analysts early last year appeared to pay off. United in prior years had abandoned regional service from its hubs in favor of...

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Tri-Cities Daily Flight to Los Angeles

The Tri-Cities Has Asked for a Daily Los Angeles Flight United Airlines will begin offering a daily nonstop flight catering to business travelers between the Tri-Cities Regional Airport and Los Angeles International this spring. Allegiant Airlines already...

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Commercial Air Service in Chico

Chico, Calif.  – The possibility of commercial air service returning to the Chico Municipal Airport is developing on a number of fronts, according to Airport Manager Sherry Miller. She says she has received positive feedback from a number of air carriers...

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New Akron-Canton Airport Head Wants Community Help!

The new head of the Akron-Canton Airport wants to know what businesses and residents want from their regional airport. "It takes a village" to grow an airport, Renato "Ren" Camacho said Wednesday in an interview the day after the airport's board of...

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Regional Airlines Pilot Shortage

ARLINGTON, Va. -- When a major airline needs a pilot to fly planes, they often look to the regional airlines. But when pilots for smaller commuter planes move over to the majors, it's getting harder to find their replacements. Since 2013, Yuma, Arizona, a...

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Airlines Struggle With Global Pilot Shortage

SYDNEY/BANGKOK/MONTREAL (Reuters) - A growing shortage of airline pilots is putting the industry’s recent growth at risk as planes sit idle, higher salaries cut into profits and unions across the globe push for more benefits. Carriers such as Emirates and...

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