The project was one of several investments FedEx announced Friday. The company said the projects are all related to recent federal tax reform.
Indianapolis International Airport officials on Friday said 8.77 million passengers used the airport last year, topping a record set in 2005. Also, the airport announced a new deal with Coca-Cola that’s expected to boost revenue.
The Sarasota service, which will operate year-round, begins April 11. The Charleston service, which begins April 6, will run seasonally from Easter to October or November.
In Indiana, Alex Azar was an influential member of a public airport board, tasked with oversight of human resources matters, when he defended the conduct of the airport CEO who was under fire for spending public money on travel, golf fees, steak dinners and Super Bowl tickets.
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.
Airport officials say the first electric bus is in operation and that it will have five more by early next year.
The new Southwest flight will be the first nonstop service from Indianapolis to Oakland.
The Indianapolis International Airport is moving Frontier from one concourse to the other to help balance overall airline growth at the facility. It’s the first time since the terminal’s opening in 2008 that an airline tenant will be moved.
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.
Southwest Airlines plans to add weekly nonstop flights from Indianapolis to Austin, Texas, starting in April, the carrier announced Monday.
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.
Southwest Airlines plans to add weekly nonstop flights from Indianapolis to a popular Mexican vacation destination starting in March, the carrier announced Thursday.
The new netting will replace a system installed in 2009 after birds began roosting under the terminal’s front roof overhang, creating unsanitary conditions for visitors at ground level.
The new flight is part of a larger system expansion by Denver-based Frontier, which once was part of Indianapolis-based Republic Airways Holdings.
The route is one of 28 new routes that the Las Vegas-based airline plans to launch this year.