The Routes America 2020 conference coming to Indianapolis on Feb. 3-5 of next year could have a huge impact on air travel to and from the city, even though the event itself is only expected to draw about 800 attendees.
Flights from Indianapolis International Airport to Chicago were experiencing delays of almost 2-1/2 hours Monday morning.
The airport will sell 132 acres to the city of Indianapolis in phases over the next several years. In turn, the city will sell the property to Infosys for pennies so it can create a $245 million training campus.
The authority said it's the biggest total of grants that it's received, topping $18 million in 2017.
Indianapolis International Airport has been on a roll in recent years, seeing strong increases in passenger traffic and direct flights. But now jet-fuel prices are on the way up, threatening to slow the airport’s progress.
The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Wednesday the grants are among $677 million in airport infrastructure grants the Federal Aviation Administration is awarding nationally.
Republic Airways Holdings Inc. plans to open an aviation school at Indianapolis International Airport that it hopes will help it address an ongoing pilot-shortage problem.
U.S. airlines are getting better at many things except getting you to your destination on time.
Local officials say the land, part of Indianapolis Metropolitan Airport, could house up to 1 million square feet of new commercial development under a plan approved on Friday.
American Airlines and Southwest Airlines are expecting their average prices to move higher the rest of this year, marking a shift from fare wars that have created turbulence for airline stock prices.
The airline says the route, established in 2014, doesn’t have enough “sustained traffic” to keep it flying.
The Paris flights, announced Wednesday, may lessen the urgency local officials feel to attract a direct flight from Indianapolis to London. Delta Air Lines stands to land $5.5 million in incentives if it can keep the flights filled.
The airport hadn't previously explored the option because of its proximity to larger airports in Indianapolis and Chicago.
The Las Vegas-based airline said the Indianapolis base will create 66 high-paying jobs and allow the company to offer more routes from Indianapolis in the future.
Airlines that establish new international flights from Indianapolis now can receive up to $400,000 in marketing and promotional support, up from $50,000.
With conditions ripe for attracting an airline offering service to a destination such as London or Paris, officials with the Indianapolis International Airport have hired the Indy Chamber to help lay the groundwork.
Daily nonstop service between the two cities begins Thursday. Optimism over demand and Indianapolis’ tech sector already have persuaded Alaska Airlines to add service to San Francisco.
The proposal says spinning off air traffic operations from the Federal Aviation Administration and placing them under an “independent, non-governmental organization” would make the system “more efficient and innovative while maintaining safety.”
Service on the route, which will run year-round, is scheduled to begin in mid-July.