Tag Archive: airline

Aug 20

Lone Star State: Merger challenged

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott announced today that the State of Texas, along with Arizona, Florida, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, the District of Columbia and the U.S. Department of Justice, has filed a complaint in federal court challenging the proposed merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. Today’s legal action was prompted by the State’s concerns …

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Jun 21

$8,372,357 grant for airport improvements in Tyler announced

Tyler Pounds Regional Airport will receive a federal grant worth $8,372,357 for airport improvements, U.S. Sen. John Cornyn announced. The funding comes through the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). “These funds will be used to address needed maintenance and safety improvements at Tyler Pounds Regional Airport,” Sen. Cornyn said. …

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Mar 10

Pounds Field getting busier

While many American airports are seeing a decrease in business Tyler’s Pounds Field is staying busy. After a recession-caused decline in incoming and outgoing flights lasting several years the airport is rebounding. In 2008 and 2009 Tyler had a 3.06% increase in activity while Abilene Regional Airport dropped 7.42%, Dallas Love Field lost 8.61% and …

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