Cargo Carriers Exempt From New FAA Rules, Pilots Union Encourages UPS to Opt In

UPS and other cargo carriers will be exempt from sweeping new Federal Aviation Administration guidelines on pilot rest. The regulations for passenger-aircraft pilots mandate fewer monthly and weekly flight hours and call for more rest time before flights. However, UPS and other cargo carriers argued that the rules would cost millions of dollars in business. […]

Impasse on FAA Funding Not Affecting Louisville Airport

Congress will continue discussions this week to work out a deal to continue funding the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA ran out of money on last Friday and some 4,000 employees were put on furlough. Airport modernization projects were also put on hold this week. None of that should affect the Louisville Airport, though. Federal […]

Airport Receives Grant For Relocations, Improvements

More than half of the grant will go toward Louisville International Airport’s continuous relocation program for residents affected by noise following the airport’s expansion. The rest of the money will go toward upgrades at the airport, among them, a taxiway that will accommodate larger cargo and passenger aircraft. Airport authority chairman Phil Lynch says the grant will also be used to replace aging snow removal equipment.