Mead & Hunt is proud to sponsor and exhibit at the Minnesota Airports Conference, April 11-13, 2012 at the Mayo Civic Center in Rochester, Minnesota. Look for us in booth #20 and stop by and say hi! Continue reading
Spring is in the air, a little sooner than most years. Most of the US has been experiencing temperatures we would normally expect to see in three to four weeks. This has had an impact on those of us who have spring allergies, but we aren’t the only ones affected by the sudden presence of warmer days. Continue reading
Mead & Hunt’s Air Service Consulting staff recently participated in Network USA 2012 – one of the annual air service planning/development events in North America. This year the conference took place on March 4-6, 2012, in Tampa, FL and was hosted by Tampa International Airport. Continue reading
Are you planning to attend Network USA 2012? This year, Tampa International Airport will host the event, taking place March 4-6, 2012. Network USA guarantees seven 30-minute meetings between airports and airlines for attendees who book early.
Recently Mead & Hunt released the US Department of Transportation (DOT) airline report data for the year ended September 30, 2011. The information provided in these reports – sorted by region – includes a comparison between airline statistics for this period and the year ended September 30, 2010, report. Continue reading
Dan Hirchert is our FAA-qualified wildlife hazard damage biologist. He will occasionally chime in on the blog, sharing insight he’s gained from 20 years of experience in all aspects of aviation wildlife hazard management.
Primarily breeding in the Arctic tundra of northern Alaska and Canada, snowy owls usually migrate south to the United States in small numbers. This year more than 90 birds have been reported in Wisconsin alone!
A few weeks ago the United States Congress passed what is being called a “minibus”, which is essentially an appropriations bill funding certain departments for the 2012 fiscal year. One of the departments that was funded inside of this bill was the Department of Transportation.
The bill included funding for the Essential Air Service program, which could potentially have an impact for years to come on smaller communities nationwide. Jeffrey Hartz explains certain excerpts from the House Resolution (HR) 2112. Continue reading
Enjoy this holiday message from Mead & Hunt’s Aviation Group Leader, Andy Platz! Have a safe and prosperous season! Continue reading
Recently, Mead & Hunt released the US Department of Transportation (DOT) airline report data for the year ended June 30, 2011. The information provided in these reports – sorted by region – includes a comparison between airline statistics for this period and the June 30, 2010, report. Continue reading
Good news for Phoenix-Mesa area travelers! Spirit Airlines recently announced that it will begin offering its low-fare service from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport to Las Vegas and Dallas/Fort Worth with one-stop Fort Lauderdale service.