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July 29, 2016

OP-ED | The Last Flight from Brainard

by Susan Bigelow | July 29, 2016 10:00am

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Who needs a small urban airport, anyway? Not, apparently, Mayor Luke Bronin of Hartford, who has advocated shutting down Brainard Airport, located in the city’s South Meadows, so the city can develop the land.

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July 21, 2016

Legislative Committee Mulls Future of Hartford’s Brainard Airport

by Jack Kramer | July 21, 2016 10:58am

Doug Hardy / CTNewsJunkie A public hearing Wednesday on whether it’s a good idea for Hartford’s Brainard Airport to remain open turned into a heated debate as to what benefit the city of Hartford and its residents receive from its continued operation.

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May 16, 2016

Blumenthal Calls For Airlines To Help Reduce Long Lines At Security Checkpoints

by Steve Majerus-Collins | May 16, 2016 2:20pm

STEVE MAJERUS-COLLINS / CTNEWSJUNKIE To reduce sometimes lengthy lines at airport security checkpoints, U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal said Monday that America’s airlines need to drop their baggage fees this summer.

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January 20, 2016

With A Little Help, American Airlines Restores Nonstop Service To LAX

by Christine Stuart | January 20, 2016 5:13pm

Christine Stuart photo Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and airport officials announced Wednesday that American Airlines will once again start offering nonstop service from Bradley International Airport to Los Angeles International Airport later this year.

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January 6, 2016

Lawmaker Uncertain About Challenging FAA On Drone Regulations

by Christine Stuart | January 6, 2016 6:30am

shutterstock Last month the Federal Aviation Administration announced new requirements for drone registration and made a bold statement about its authority, but it’s unclear if Connecticut lawmakers will challenge the federal government when it comes to regulating unmanned flight.

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October 21, 2015

Aer Lingus Lands At Bradley, Readies For Take-Off In 2016

by Christine Stuart | October 21, 2015 8:18pm

Christine Stuart photo (UPDATED 12:13 p.m. Thursday) It won’t be available until September 2016, but once the new daily flights from Hartford to Dublin get started they are expected to be popular with college students, business executives, and leisure travelers.

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August 11, 2015

Blumenthal: Fear of Flying Starts at the Ticket Counter

by Elizabeth Regan | August 11, 2015 4:45pm

Elizabeth Regan U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal was in Hartford on Tuesday to call airlines to task for gouging consumers with extra fees — and to call on the federal Department of Transportation to do something about it.

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May 18, 2015

Memorial Day Travel Estimated To Be The Highest In A Decade

by Cara Rosner | May 18, 2015 11:00am

Courtesy of AAA With gas prices the lowest they’ve been in the past few years, AAA estimates that 37.2 million people nationwide will travel during the upcoming Memorial Day weekend — the most in the past decade.

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December 30, 2014

Bradley Airport Time Capsule Marks Beginning of New Era

by Christine Stuart | December 30, 2014 6:33pm

Christine Stuart photo A Hartford Times newspaper dated Nov. 29, 1951, local municipal budgets from the towns surrounding Bradley International Airport, and an advertisement promoting the airport were among some of the items found inside a time capsule buried for 63 years in Terminal B’s cornerstone.

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July 21, 2014

OP-ED | All Eyes On England

by Valerie Dugan | July 21, 2014 10:00am

With a huge percentage of Connecticut’s economy dependent upon the defense and aerospace industries, all eyes turned toward England over the past week.

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