PHILADELPHIA – American Airlines has announced that it will begin daily year-round service from Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Asheville, NC (AVL) and Chattanooga, TN (CHA). When the new service begins on May 3, 2019, American will offer the only non-stop flights from PHL to these destinations.Read More
Some of the oldest buildings at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport will soon go away as the brick structures that housed the Tennessee Air National Guard's former facility are slated for demolition. But, airport officials are hopeful of landing another expansion by air maintenance company West Star Aviation for the 13-acre site.Read More
Chattanooga Airport officials are looking at better tapping the North Georgia and North Alabama markets as Lovell Field stays on course to pass last year's record-breaking passenger traffic.
Also, the airport expects to see more airplane seats come into the market this summer and fall as Delta starts nonstops to New York City and airlines schedule bigger regional jets into ChattanoogaRead More
Delta Air Lines will start daily nonstop flights between Chattanooga and New York City in July, becoming the second carrier from Lovell Field to offer the service to that key market. The Delta service, slated to start July 10, sets up head-to-head competition for trips to the New York City area, which is the No. 1 market for Chattanooga fliers.Read More
Delta Air Lines is expanding its presence in Chattanooga, adding a non-stop route to its hub at New York LaGuardia.Read More
Air maintenance firm West Star, already undergoing an expansion to reach a goal of employing 225 workers by 2020 at the airport, is eyeing additional expansion at Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport to increase its footprint and employment by redeveloping the vacant, 13-acre former Air National Guard site.Read More
Delta boardings soared nearly 8 percent higher last year than in 2016 as the Atlanta-based airline's share of air traffic in Chattanooga is up almost 30 percent from a decade ago, figures show. Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport, which boarded more people than ever in 2017, also saw its airlines gain passengers with Delta Air Lines surging and claiming nearly half of all traffic.Read More
West Star Aviation has finalized its Service Center agreement with Embraer Executive Jets at its full-service state-of-the-art maintenance facility at the Chattanooga Airport. The Chattanooga facility will offer Embraer Base Maintenance for interior refurbishment, avionics, avionics installation and repair, inspections, part services, and engine inspections on Phenom 100/300, Legacy 450/500 and Legacy 600/650 aircraft.Read More
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport has set a new annual record for passenger boardings after just 11 months, which officials said Monday could bolster their case for wooing more airline service. With December's boardings still to be counted, the airport already has sped past last year's mark — which also was a record — of 419,059 passengers.Read More
With a new annual high expected this year for passenger boardings, Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport officials are looking at the possibility of bringing back an observation deck for non-fliers.
Boardings are up nearly 18 percent through September over last year to 353,549 passengers, airport figures show.Read More
The Chattanooga Airport is projected to have over 700,000 flights by the 2030s, consultants developing a 20-year master plan said Tuesday.Read More