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March 4, 2019

Officials Begin Discussing Future Of Tweed-New Haven Airport With Connecticut Airport Authority

by Shawn R. Beals | Mar 4, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | Environment | Transportation | Aviation | East Haven | New Haven | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector

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Aviation officials and the city of New Haven have begun discussions on the future of Tweed-New Haven Airport, which could lead to an agreement with the Connecticut Airport Authority.

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January 29, 2019

Bradley Airport Board Targets Seattle, Phoenix, Caribbean In 2019; May Consider Name Change

by Shawn R. Beals | Jan 29, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

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Bradley International Airport leaders are pushing for flights to Seattle, Phoenix and the Caribbean this year, according to a formal set of 2019 goals adopted by the Connecticut Airport Authority board this month.

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January 24, 2019

Aviation Safety Specialists Hit The Picket Line

by Christine Stuart | Jan 24, 2019 7:30pm
Posted to: Congress | Transportation | Aviation | BDL | White House

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WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — A day after the presidents of three aviation unions warned that they had growing concerns about airway safety, members of the Professional Aviation Safety Specialists were handing out leaflets explaining the risks at Bradley International Airport.

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January 14, 2019

Blumenthal Says CT Should Reassess Unemployment Benefits for Federal Workers

by Christine Stuart | Jan 14, 2019 2:13pm
Posted to: Congress | Transportation | Aviation | BDL | White House | Windsor Locks

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WINDSOR LOCKS, CT — U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal wants to the federal government to re-open, but in the meantime he believes unpaid federal workers should be able to access unemployment benefits.

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January 11, 2019

Tweed Workers Stay On The Job Despite Shutdown

by Jack Kramer | Jan 11, 2019 4:52pm
Posted to: Congress | DC News Junkie | New Haven | Aviation

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NEW HAVEN, CT — Noting that Saturday will mark the longest partial government shutdown in the country’s history, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy came to Tweed-New Haven Regional Airport Friday to try and get President Donald Trump to back down.

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January 8, 2019

Tweed Airport, East Hartford Lose Larson To Higher Ed

by Jack Kramer | Jan 8, 2019 6:00am
Posted to: Election 2018 | Local Politics | Transportation | Aviation | East Haven | New Haven

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NEW HAVEN —With its executive director leaving after a decade-long run for a high-level state position, Tweed New Haven-Regional Airport is about to enter another chapter with a yet-to-be-named new leader on board.

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December 18, 2018

Frontier Airlines Will Be Back at Bradley With Denver Route In 2019

by Shawn R. Beals | Dec 18, 2018 12:17pm
Posted to: Business | Economic Development | The Economy | Trade, Transportation, Utilities Sector | Transportation | Aviation | BDL

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WINDSOR LOCKS — Frontier Airlines will return to Bradley International Airport in 2019, adding three flights a week to Denver starting March 28, officials announced Tuesday morning.

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October 5, 2018

Senate Votes to Ban E-Cigarettes on Airplanes

by Peter Urban | Oct 5, 2018 4:00am
Posted to: Consumer Protection | DC News Junkie | Public Health | Transportation | Aviation

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As part of a bill to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration, the Senate overwhelmingly agreed to expand a federal ban on smoking on commercial air flights to include e-cigarettes.

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November 20, 2017

More Americans, New Englanders Say They’re Traveling For Thanksgiving

by Christine Stuart | Nov 20, 2017 1:42pm
Posted to: Transportation | Aviation | BDL | DMV | Rail | Weather

doug hardy / ctnewsjunkie compilation via shutterstock 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.

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August 21, 2017

Investigation Finds Difference of ‘Management Style’

by Christine Stuart | Aug 21, 2017 3:01pm
Posted to: Labor | Legal | Transportation | Aviation

Christine Stuart / ctnewsjunkie 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.

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