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Smaller Cities Look Big Again to United

United Continental sees potential as profit margins are squeezed on international routes. Until recently, the big three U.S. airlines turned toward more international flying, cutting service to smaller U.S. cities in favor of profitable overseas routes. Now it is...

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JetBlue takes investment share in California charter JetSuite

New York-based Jet Blue Airways has taken a minority stake in fast-growing, California-based jet charter company JetSuite. JetBlue CEO Robin Hayes announced the investment in JetSuite during a third-quarter investor call Oct. 25. Hayes said JetSuite was “changing the...

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Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff” Reminder

Just a reminder! This Friday, October 28th 2016, 9-11 AM Chico State University and the Department of Construction Management, alongside JetChico, and in partnership with the architectural firm of Nichols, Melburg, and Rossetto, and Slater & Son General Contractor,...

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Chico Air Terminal “Takeoff”

Chico State University and the Department of Construction Management, alongside JetChico, and in partnership with the architectural firm of Nichols, Melburg, and Rossetto, and Slater & Son General Contractor, will unveil a terminal renovation and expansion plan that...

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The Global Infrastructure Boom

The next 20 years will see an unprecedented global investment in infrastructure. Two primary factors will fuel this boom: The aging of the infrastructure in the developed world. Economic growth, especially in the developing world. New and better infrastructure will be...

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Santa Rosa–Mexico direct flights a ‘near-term goal’

In conjunction with a first-ever visit to the annual Sonoma County air show by a Mexican dignitary, airport officials announced a near-term goal for direct flights between Sonoma County and Mexico. “I think our prospects for service to Mexico from Sonoma County are...

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Chico Airport Conceptual Floor Plan from Aug Meeting

For those who couldn't attend, the group discussed the conceptual floor plan for an enlarged air terminal that could accommodate regional jets. Attached is that floor plan as a PDF. Please review and e-mail me your comments in the next week so that I may gather them...

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DOT: Eight airlines awarded flights to Havana

Eight U.S. airlines have tentatively been awarded flights to Havana, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Thursday. The decision would give 10 U.S. airports at least one weekly non-stop flight to the Cuban capital. In total, the DOT approved 14 different...

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Nonstop flights to Seattle coming to SLO County airport

Alaska Airlines will begin nonstop service from San Luis Obispo to Seattle in April. “It’s a nice bit of good news for our local economy,” San Luis Obispo County Supervisor Adam Hill said Tuesday. “One of the areas we all know we have the opportunity to enhance here...

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Del Norte County Airport breaks ground

At the groundbreaking ceremony yesterday for a new passenger terminal at Del Norte County Airport, “cooperation” was the buzzword. There would have been no new terminal without teamwork, was the consensus among speakers at the event. The shovels forced into dirt...

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Long term strategic plan for Chico Airport

The Mission of AvPORTS at Chico is to manage, operate and develop the Chico Municipal Airport to the highest of professional standards ensuring safety, security, and economic selfsufficiency for the broad disbursement of economic benefit to the City of Chico...

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