News Listings for Niagara Falls International

  • ANALYSIS: Cities lose service as Allegiant expands

    News | 28 Aug 2013 16:51 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Allegiant Air is growing by leaps and bounds.But in its search for profitable flights, the Las Vegas-based ultra-low cost carrier has cut a host of...
  • Global airport groupings 2007

    News | 21 Nov 2007 14:36

    This listing includes the world's largest airport, construction and investment groups with significant business links and foreign airport holdings beyond...
  • National Express cleared to privatise US regional airport

    News | 30 Mar 2000 20:43 | Mary Kirby

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>UK airport operator National Express Group will help the US government realise its airport privatisation program goals, when it soon takes operational control of a small regional terminal north of New York City and injects capital to transform the facility into a viable alternative to major New York airports.</P> <P>Called Stewart International Airport, the 2,452-acre hub is located 60m from Manhattan in Newburgh, New York and is currently used by charter and scheduled carriers - including American, Delta, Midway, Emery Worldwide, UPS, Fed Ex and Airborne Express - to serve New York’s mid Hudson Valley region.</P> <P>Although commercial airports in the US are virtually all owned and operated by local or state governments, an almost five-year, FAA airport privatisation pilot program is permitting sponsors of Stewart and four other US regional airports to sell or lease their facilities by exempting them from certain federal requirements.</P>
  • Niagara Falls airport to privatise under US pilot programme

    News | 06 Aug 1999 17:20 | Chris Kjelgaard

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>The FAA has completed its review of a preliminary application by Niagara Falls International Airport to privatise.</P> <P>The airport's operator and privatisation sponsor, the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority (NFTA), has made the application under a pilot programme established by the governmental bill number 49 USC 47134.</P> <P>The bill authorises the US Department of Transportation to grant exemptions from several federal statutory and regulatory requirements for up to five airport privatisation projects.</P> <P>The bill allows the FAA administrator to exempt the privatisation sponsor from all or part of the requirements to use airport revenues for airport-related purposes; from having to pay back of portion of any federal grants upon the sale of an airport; and from having to return upon transfer of the airport any airport property deeded by the US federal government.</P> <P>In addition, under the pilot programme the FAA admin
  • Kiwi to launch Niagara service

    News | 15 Apr 1998 00:54 | Chris Kjelgaard

    <BODY LINK="#0000ff" VLINK="#800080"> <P>Kiwi International Airlines is beginning new flights on 15 May linking its Newark base with Niagara Falls International Airport in upstate New York, to serve the city of Niagara.</P> <P>The carrier is launching the flights despite the lack of definitive guarantees from Niagara and Erie County that they will provide financial incentives to the airline to operate the service, a condition that Kiwi had previously said was a pre-requisite.</P> <P>The flights will initially operate twice a day on business weekdays, but the service will expand to daily from 1 June, when the carrier implements a systemwide schedule change.</P> <P>"We have viewed Niagara to be a promising market since last April," says Kiwi International president and CEO Jerry Murphy. "Not only is there demand to and from the Niagara Falls area, [but] we feel our fares will stimulate travel into Western New York [state], Buffalo and the Toronto area too."</P> <P>Kiwi has been in