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January 6, 2016

Lawmaker Uncertain About Challenging FAA On Drone Regulations

by Christine Stuart | Jan 6, 2016 5:30am
Posted to: Legal | Public Safety | West Haven | Aviation | BDL

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 | Oct 21, 2015 7:18pm
Posted to: Economic Development | Town News | Windsor Locks | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

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 | Aug 11, 2015 3:45pm
Posted to: Congress | Transportation | Aviation

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 10:00am
Posted to: Transportation | Aviation

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 | Dec 30, 2014 5:33pm
Posted to: Business | Transportation | Aviation | Windsor Locks

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 | Jul 21, 2014 9:00am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Labor | Opinion | Transportation | Aviation

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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September 16, 2013

Second Airport Gets Enterprise Zone

by Christine Stuart | Sep 16, 2013 4:28pm
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Town News | Oxford | Transportation | Aviation

Christine Stuart photo OXFORD — He vetoed a similar bill in 2011, but earlier this year Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy signed legislation that creates an enterprise zone around the Waterbury-Oxford Airport.

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August 27, 2013

From Hartford To Hollywood - Inaugural Flight Takes Off From Bradley

by Christine Stuart | Aug 27, 2013 10:44am
Posted to: Business | The Economy | Town News | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

Christine Stuart photo When Chuck and Diane Dantico said they were flying direct back to Los Angeles, their family and friends didn’t believe them.

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