News Listings for Nashville International

  • Delta adds Los Angeles and Raleigh flights in April

    News | 07 Jan 2013 21:51 | Edward Russell

    <p>Delta Air Lines will begin new flights to Los Angeles and Raleigh-Durham from 8 April.</p><p>The Atlanta-based SkyTeam Alliance member will launch once daily...
  • Southwest and Volaris expand cities covered under their partnership

    News | 05 May 2011 22:19 | Lori Ranson

    <p>Mexican low cost carrier Volaris and Southwest Airlines have more than doubled the number of connecting markets offered under their partnership launched...
  • Delta plans new flights to Mexico from Nashville

    News | 21 Aug 2008 17:13 | Lori Ranson

    <p>New service from Delta Air Lines between Nashville International Airport and Cancun is scheduled to start on 20 December pending approval from regulators.</p><p>After...
  • Embraer to expand Nashville service centre

    News | 27 Jan 2005 13:04

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Brazilian regional jet manufacturer Embraer is to expand its US maintenance operation in Nashville by constructing a new facility to increase capacity for servicing its aircraft.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u1:p></u1:p>It follows the introduction of Embraer 170 twin-jet aircraft into the US fleet and the development of new types such as the Embraer 190.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u1:p></u1:p>Embraer Aircraft Maintenance Services (EAMS) is to build a 6,500m<sup>2</sup> (70,000ft<sup>2</sup>) facility at Nashville International Airport. It will include a three-bay hangar, capable of housing three Embraer 195s simultaneously, as well as production shops and support offices.<o:p></o:p></p> <
  • Vought to consolidate manufacturing to Dallas HQ

    News | 26 Feb 2004 18:28

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Vought is planning to consolidate manufacturing operations to its <st1:City><st1:place>Dallas</st1:place></st1:City> headquarters in the next 18 to 36 months.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>The plan, which has yet to be finalized, is backed by a $35 million grant from the Texas Enterprise Fund to modernize the <st1:City><st1:place>Dallas</st1:place></st1:City> facility. The fund is administered by the state’s Governor, and Vought has committed to a program to create 3,000 jobs in <st1:State><st1:place>Texas</st1:place></st1:State> by 2010.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>“Today, our company takes a new direction, and we see this Texas Enterprise Fund grant as the first step of a larger plan that, when combined with our own capital resources, will allow Vought to modernize our facilities and position ourselves for the future,” says Vought’s president and CEO Tom Risley.<o:p><
  • Wiggins abandons US airport Smyrna over uncertainty

    News | 28 Feb 2003 17:39 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>UK-based specialist airport operator Wiggins Group is withdrawing its involvement in Smyrna Airport, near Nashville, Tennessee, citing uncertainties over plans to lengthen the runway at the facility.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u1:p></u1:p>Smyrna Airport was the first US site to be leased by Wiggins as part of the company’s efforts to build a global airport network under the PlaneStation brand.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><u1:p></u1:p>The airport authority had applied for permission to extend Smyrna’s main runway in order for it to accept large aircraft – initially freighters – flying transatlantic routes.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-al