Canada’s Bombardier announced Thursday that it will stop production of the Learjet later this year to focus on more profitable planes. The iconic jet was among the first private luxury planes.
Airport lands international aviation conference, chance to make vital connections
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.Read More
Local aviation company Aero Management Group has acquired the leasehold rights to Indianapolis Regional Airport in Greenfield and is planning numerous capital improvements and the addition of charter service.
Federal officials say they will allow operators to fly small drones over people and at night, potentially giving a boost to commercial use of the machines.
The 3.2 million passengers screened Friday, Saturday and Sunday mark the only time during the pandemic that over 1 million air travelers were seen three days in a row nationwide.
Aviation leaders had hoped to be included in a broader pandemic relief package, but once it became clear that the White House was done negotiating, industry leaders quickly shifted focus to a stand-alone bill.
Indianapolis-based Republic expects the layoffs to take place in two waves on Oct. 1 and Nov. 1, although they likely will be temporary for local pilots, flight attendants, dispatchers and maintenance facility employees.
Mike Luttig was Boeing’s general counsel and a close adviser to the aviation firm’s ousted CEO.
The trade group Airlines for America said Tuesday that 47.5 million people are expected to fly over an 18-day period from Dec. 19 through Jan. 5.
Without the planes, Southwest says it will cancel about 175 flights each weekday.
TSA expects to screen about 12.1 million people between Wednesday and Sunday for the July 4 holiday period.
A person familiar with the matter said the latest setback is likely to delay the plane’s return to service by an extra one to three months.
The Federal Aviation Administration plans changes after the two deadly crashes of Boeing's new 737 Max raised questions of whether the FAA has gone too far in letting companies regulate themselves.
Growth in international airline traffic, fuller planes and the addition of 500 flights by Allegiant Air helped led to record passenger traffic at Indianapolis International Airport in 2018.
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 first group of future pilots at the Leadership in Flight Training, or LIFT, Academy will begin training Tuesday at the school at Indianapolis International Airport.
Congress is considering a sweeping tally of proposals that could affect travelers, from dictating seat size and legroom to rolling back rules that require airlines to advertise the full price of a ticket.
The Indianapolis-based parent company of Republic Airline also secured purchase rights for an additional 100 aircraft.
Private-jet buyers are coming out of hiding, encouraged by expanding businesses and lower corporate tax rates.