Raytheon Technical Services Co. LLC will make guided missile launchers for the U.S. Navy at its Indianapolis avionics development
center, the Department of Defense announced Monday.
Bird strikes remain a threat—statistically more so than a Nigerian terrorist with a bomb in his BVDs—at Indianapolis International Airport. There were 37 bird strikes reported at the airport in 2009, five involving damage or temporary grounding of an aircraft.
The cash-strapped Indianapolis Airport Authority suddenly can’t look soon enough at developing some of its vast real
estate holdings, including the city’s former passenger terminal. This month, it plans to conduct final contract
negotiations with a firm that would study reuse of the old terminal, adjacent land and other airport holdings.
Southwest is striking a deal to acquire ATA’s valuable landing slots at LaGuardia
and most of the dying airlines’ remaining assets for $7.5 million.
A federal task force approved voluntary guidelines Nov. 12 for airlines and airports dealing with passengers stranded for
hours on the tarmac, but it produced no fixed limit on how long they can be delayed before being allowed to leave planes.
Hawker Beechcraft Corp. has begun work on a $14 million expansion of its terminal and aircraft service facility at Indianapolis