Is there anything better than being able to escape from the daily work that we all face and take some time to rest, relax and rejuvenate in your special place? In my opinion, the only thing better is to be able to do it with my family!
The US Department of Transportation put out a Request for Proposal (RFP) for subsidized Essential Air Service (EAS) for four markets that are currently being served by SkyWest Airlines/United Express. The new contract is expected to start on January 1, 2012. The airports affected are Eau Claire, WI; Houghton, MI; Muskegon, MI; and Paducah, KY. Continue reading
I’m Joseph Pickering, an air service consultant for Mead & Hunt. In a nutshell, I connect airports with airlines to help develop new air service routes that make sense for communities. Continue reading
Drum roll please… nearly two years of hard work has paid off and I’m happy to announce that the Iowa DOT has a brand new Iowa Aviation System Plan. Continue reading
Over the past year, we’ve listened to a lot of airport directors discuss the challenges they face in running their airport business. They cite issues related to the flow of revenues (especially with changes in activity), threats to traditional funding, and the increasing cost of running their business. Continue reading
A great article came across my desk recently that I was really excited to read. In their monthly e-newsletter, Women in Aviation International showcased some recent statistics from the FAA that show women are increasing in all fields of aviation.
Well, it looks like it’s back to work for the 4,000+ FAA and the more than 70,000 estimated transportation and construction workers stalled by the FAA furlough! Continue reading
I recently attended the Southwest AAAE conference in Reno. I big “Thank You” goes out to the Reno-Tahoe International Airport staff for spearheading a great conference, in addition to all the sponsor and volunteers who made it all happen. Continue reading