News Listings for Worcester Regional

  • JetBlue to launch Worcester service

    News | 03 Apr 2013 15:29 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    <p>JetBlue Airways announced today that it will begin service to Worcester Regional airport in Massachusetts with daily flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando...
  • Start-up Elite Airways plans fleet growth in 2013

    News | 11 Dec 2012 19:19 | Kristin Majcher

    <p>Portland, Maine-based startup Elite Airways plans to add two more aircraft to its existing fleet of one Bombardier CRJ100 by early 2013, the carrier's president...
  • Direct Air to link Orlando with Worcester

    News | 05 Sep 2008 21:00 | Megan Kuhn

    <p>Direct Air plans to launch new charter flights between Orlando Sanford International airport and Worcester, Massachusetts with Airbus narrowbodies leased...
  • Allegiant urges government to rein in airport costs

    News | 11 Mar 2008 21:54 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>US regulators should <span class=variant>incentivize</span> airports to keep construction and expansion costs low, says Allegiant Air planning VP Robert Ashcroft, who urges airports to resist the urge to over-invest in the appearance of their facilities.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Passengers just go to airports to get from point A to point B, Ashcroft said earlier today during a presentation at the FAA forecast conference in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Washington</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">DC</st1:State></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>One of Allegiant's <span class=SpellE>favourite</span> markets, Ashcroft notes, is the no-frills Fort Collins Loveland Municipal airport in <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Loveland</st1:City>, <st1:State w:st="on">Colorado</st1:State></st1:place>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal>Allegiant operates weekly flights from <st1:Cit
  • Massport names Kinton CEO and executive director

    News | 08 Aug 2006 15:01 | Mary Kirby

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>Thomas <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Kinton</span></span> has been named CEO and executive director of the Massachusetts Port Authority (<span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Massport</span></span>) under a five-year contract.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=SpellE><span class=spelle><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'>Kinton</span></span></span><span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'> has held the position on an interim basis since July 1, following the resignation of <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Massport</span></span> chief Craig Coy. Coy now heads up L-3 Communications’ new Homeland Security Group.<o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style
  • TSA's reach extends to eight more US airports

    News | 07 Aug 2002 16:27 | Aaron Karp

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:.5in'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in a race to staff all passenger checkpoints at 429 US airports with federal screeners by 19 November, is deploying screeners at eight additional airports today, but still has more than 400 to go.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Checkpoints at Cleveland Hopkins airport, Groton-New London airport in Connecticut, Muskegon County airport in Michigan, Tampa airport, and Worcester regional airport in Massachusetts will all become fully federalized today, says the TSA. Chicago O’Hare airport, New York LaGuardia airport, and Boston Logan airport will each see federal screeners take over checkpoints in one terminal today.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>“Moving federal screeners int