Tag Archive: airport

Sep 20 2013

Give airlines some legroom

Fasten your seat belts. The federal Department of Justice and officials in Texas have just made the nation’s skies a bit more turbulent. Along with attorneys general in five other states, they’re suing to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. They should drop their case. By opposing the merger, these legal eagles …

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Jun 21 2011

$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 17 2011

Longview airport to receive extra funds

U.S. Senator John Cornyn of Texas has announced Longview’s East Texas Regional Airport will be receiving a federal grant of $461,555 to finance upgrading airport facilities. The grant is being provided by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is part of the U.S. Department of Transportation. “These funds will be used to address needed maintenance and …

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Mar 10 2011

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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