Direct flights to commercial hubs around the world would create better opportunities for Indiana businesses to land clients and establish business connections in those cities.
Lagging business travel delays adding international flights at IND
Indianapolis Airport Authority officials are looking to 2023 and 2024, with a focus on renewing the nonstop flight to Paris and possibly other international destinations.Read More
British Airways seeking to launch direct London-to-Indianapolis flight
If the route becomes official, it would be the first trans-Atlantic flight from the Indianapolis since Delta Air Lines discontinued its Paris flight in March 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.Read More
Regional airline launching service from Indy with 3 routes
Contour Airlines initially agreed to launch the three nonstop U.S. flights in June 2020, but the pandemic grounded its plans.Read More
New art gallery in Indianapolis International Airport features local artists
The new art gallery is an expansion of the airport’s existing arts program, which was launched when the new terminal opened in 2008.Read More
Republic, which provides passenger flights that operate under the flags of major airlines, plans to move about 1,900 jobs to Carmel, the city said in a news release. Its headquarters is now at 8909 Purdue Road.
According to tracking service Flightaware.com., 227 Spirit flights were canceled Monday and 58 flights were delayed. Multiple flights from Indianapolis were among those canceled.
Under the partnership, the airport and city are expected to “work cooperatively” to find new potential uses for the 4.9-acre property, which aviation officials have requested to close following a decline in the facility’s use in recent years.
The news of the new flights comes as the airline industry sees a rebound in passenger traffic from the pandemic, which decimated air travel last year.
The airline plans to launch a nonstop flight from Indianapolis International Airport to Orlando and renew nonstop routes to Los Angeles and Boston, the airport announced Thursday.
The flights, which will run from May 27 through Labor Day weekend, will connect Indianapolis with cities in Maine and South Carolina.
From the moment fans land in Indianapolis, there’s no denying the tournament’s excitement—with prominent March Madness signage placed throughout the terminal, pop-up retail shops with apparel and memorabilia, local artwork and live musicians. It’s genuinely a pre-game to the experience in downtown Indy and throughout the host sites.
Routes to both cities begins at the end of May. The airline also plans to offer service from Indianapolis to Rapid City, South Dakota, in August for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
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.
Recently acquired by a private equity fund, Sun Country Airlines has added dozens of leisure-oriented routes and currently serves more than 50 destinations.
Even amid dramatically reduced foot traffic, the facility’s work to refresh its slate of restaurants and shops is progressing—albeit more slowly than initially expected.
Passenger traffic at the airport is expected to be 45% lower in 2020 than last year, but airport leaders say they are confident they can keep the organization’s finances stable.
According to FlightAware statistics, on Aug. 23, U.S. airlines operated 15,419 flights, down 45% from a year earlier. On that same day, the United States saw 8,883 business aviation flights—down only 4% from a year earlier.
American Airlines plans to offer seasonal flights to Cancun beginning in December, and Delta Air Lines will begin offering flights to Memphis starting Oct. 1.
The project, similar to one under way on the east side of Indianapolis, will close lanes in both directions over different periods starting May 22.
Mario Rodriguez, executive director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, said activity has dropped to as low as 5% of typical operations, with the the facility serving only 14 of its 53 destinations.
State officials declined to provide details on specifically how the hotel is being used—including whether it is a treatment site for homeless individuals—to protect patient privacy.
The shop, which will sell handmade items from artisans in the United States and abroad, is taking the space formerly occupied by the gift shop Pumkinfish. Also this week: MAC Cosmetics, Burlington Stores, Aldi.