The Federal Aviation Administration says control towers at airports in Gary, Muncie, Bloomington, Terre Haute, Columbus and West Lafayette could close if federal budget cuts take effect Friday.
American Airlines has signed a 12-year agreement for Republic Airways Holdings Inc. to operate 76-seat regional jets. It also agreed to purchase up to 94 new aircraft from Brazilian plane maker Embraer.
Federal, state grants will fund study of project intended to serve growing corporate clientele.
Analysts are impressed by Bedford’s cost-cutting achievements at Republic’s scheduled-service carrier, Frontier Airlines, and his early progress in restructuring its Chautauqua unit, which flies small regional jets on contract for branded carriers.
A new study says the state’s 69 public airports support more than 69,000 jobs–about 30 percent of which are tied to Indianapolis International Airport.
A central Indiana airport has reopened its runway Wednesday afternoon after being closed for more than three weeks, leading to hundreds of planes being diverted to other airports.
Billy Werth’s passion for flying has landed him two jobs that pay the bills–as commercial pilot with Chautauqua Airlines and a major in the Air Force Reserves at Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru. His third job is just for fun. Since 2006, Werth has owned an acrobatic flying company called Grayout Aerosports.
Frontier Airlines says it will cut 11 flights out of Milwaukee and put 125 workers on furlough effective June 1.
The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority has approved a $350-an-hour contract with former Indianapolis airport executive John Clark to help with business development.
Legacy Travel Club needs to raise $50,000 to unlock commitments from angel investors.
Based on traditional yardsticks — lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service and bumpings from full planes — airlines are doing a better job, say private researchers who have analyzed federal data on airline performance.
Recently appointed airport board president Mike Wells said the parting of ways came after he and Clark met Monday afternoon. The move follows an IBJ report on $67,000 in travel expenses for airport executives in 2011, and Wells' plans to tighten oversight.
If the cost of aircraft fuel continues to approach $3.50 a gallon, 2012 fuel costs for the company's Frontier unit fuel will end up $40 million higher than the business plan.
Airport Authority OKs runway extension at Hancock County facility, fueling competition with Hamilton County's Executive Airport.
Frontier Airlines will cut daily departures from Milwaukee by 44 percent to drop unprofitable flights as Indianapolis-based parent Republic Airways Holdings Inc. prepares to sell or spin off the carrier.
A $120 million restructuring that included job cuts and cost reductions has returned Frontier Airlines to profit, allowing Republic to move ahead with the separation.
OHL Solutions Inc. will pay a $1 million fine for shirking its duty to screen for explosives cargo bound for passenger planes at Indianapolis International Airport, U.S. Attorney Joe Hogsett announced Wednesday morning.