Airport Authority Will Brief Bowman Field Neighbors on New FAA Rules, Possible Tree Removal

New federal regulations may lead to the removal of some mature trees on private property near Bowman Field. The Louisville Regional Airport Authority will hold the first of two meetings tonight to provide information to homeowners. Bowman Field is bordered by neighborhoods like Kingsley, Hawthorne and Seneca Gardens—older neighborhoods, with older trees. But new rules […]

Layoffs Forthcoming At Airport Authority

The head of Louisville’s Regional Airport Authority says sagging revenues will force the authority to make some deep cuts in its budget for the next fiscal year, including some layoffs. Executive Director Skip Miller says the aviation industry has been reeling over the past year from unstable fuel prices and the national recession. “All of […]

Compass Airlines Celebrates Maintenance Hub Opening

Compass Airlines celebrated the opening of its maintenance hub today at Louisville International Airport. The airline is a carrier of Delta Connection, and selected Louisville in 2007 as the site of its maintenance facility. Compass Airlines President Tim Campbell says the airline industry is getting increasingly competitive, and Compass took that into consideration when choosing […]