HARTFORD, CT — An estimated 3.3 percent more Americans will be hitting the road this year for Thanksgiving than last year, according to AAA’s Thanksgiving Holiday Travel Forecast. AAA expects the 2017 holiday weekend to see the highest Thanksgiving travel volume since 2005, with 2.25 million New Englanders set to get away — an increase of 3.5 percent over last year.
November 20, 2017
August 21, 2017
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — The man who is credited with saving the life of a co-worker back in 2011 accused Kevin Dillon, the head to the Connecticut Airport Authority, of creating a “hostile work environment” that caused him to resign after 26 years.
July 20, 2017
by Peter Urban | Jul 20, 2017 5:30am
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WASHINGTON — Pratt & Whitney President Bob Leduc was all smiles Wednesday standing in front of the company’s future — a shiny new “PurePower Geared Turbofan Engine” or GTF — on display on Capitol Hill. The engine, which took the company 20 years and $10 billion to take from idea to reality, drew a steady stream of sweaty lawmakers and staff into the July heat.
February 24, 2017
WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — Another low-cost airline is beginning nonstop service to Europe from Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks. Promotional fares for Norwegian Air International flights to Edinburgh, Scotland will start at $65, one-way, and regular fares will be $99 one-way.
December 21, 2016
A record 103 million people nationwide plan to travel for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, according to AAA, so those heading to see family and friends this week and next will have plenty of company.
November 21, 2016
More people than last year plan to travel for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday and, as usual, the vast majority will be hitting the road, according to AAA.
July 29, 2016
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.
July 21, 2016
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.
May 16, 2016
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.
January 20, 2016
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.