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School’s out for summer, but the house remains unsold, so my wife and kids are, for the moment, stuck in the suburbs of Indianapolis. That means flying back every two or three weeks to visit, which is obviously less than ideal. When traveling by air, the debate in these parts has long been about which… Continue Reading Airport wars: Why flying out of DIA is for the birds

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Denver’s airport added more routes and flights this year, gaining new service to New York and other prime destinations. Colorado Springs, on the other hand, got just one new daily flight, to suburban Washington, D.C. A lot of locals wonder what’s up with that? Executives at a number of area companies, as well as officials… Continue Reading Recovery renews hopes of expanded air service at COS

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Airport plans for long-term

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The Colorado Springs Airport’s master plan is being updated and will serve as a development road map for at least the next 25 years. The plan’s primary goal is to focus on maintaining a safe, efficient airfield that meets Federal Aviation Administration standards. Priorities include safety and security, followed by financial feasibility, operational efficiency and environmental… Continue Reading Airport plans for long-term

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A new checked-baggage inspection system is being installed at the Colorado Springs Airport. To make room for installation, the Transportation Security Administration will relocate the checked-baggage screening process to the airport ticket lobby. Construction of the new system - on the lower level of the terminal building -  is expected to take about 18 months. During the… Continue Reading Checked-baggage system gets overhaul at airport

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Colorado Springs Airport is one of 50 airports receiving part of a $5.7 million grant. The city-owned airport will receive $250,000 from the state, to be matched with $330,000 in local money to pay for snow removal equipment. Gov. Bill Ritter said that the grants came from the aviation discretionary grant program administered by the… Continue Reading Colorado Springs airport receives snow removal grant

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Bookings tighten for holiday air travel

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A September increase in Colorado Springs enplanements – the first year-over-year monthly increase of 2009 -  might mean holiday travel seats will be scarce. Aviation Director Mark Earle said he expects the uptick to continue and officials are advising would-be travelers to book early. “We’ve seen evidence of improvement since early in the year, but so far it’s… Continue Reading Bookings tighten for holiday air travel

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The Colorado Springs Airport is one of only 10 airports in the United States earmarked to receive millions of dollars in stimulus money to enhance baggage systems. “We’ve been working with the TSA over the past two years to obtain grant funds to upgrade and automate our baggage screening system,” said Colorado Springs Airport Aviation… Continue Reading Airport adds stimulus grants to capital projects mix

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Airline job cuts affect Colorado Springs

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US Airways is cutting 600 ground jobs this fall as it continues to struggle with the slow economy – and some of those losses will impact Colorado Springs this fall. The airline said yesterday that the biggest cut will be the elimination of 340 customer service positions. Those agents will lose their jobs on Sept.… Continue Reading Airline job cuts affect Colorado Springs

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