Young Musician Performs First Solo Flight

The overlap in skills between music and aviation was evident recently at the Piper Memorial Airport, when violinist William Knauth completed his first solo flight at AvSport of Lock Haven. William, 18, a recipient of the Flying Musicians Association Solo Scholarship, completed this landmark achievement after two months of training, with an accumulated 10.2 hours […]

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Pittsburgh International First in Country to Allow Public to Access Gates, Shops and Restaurants beyond Checkpoint

Pittsburgh International Airport, in cooperation with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), announced that it will become the first airport in the country to allow the public to access gates, shops and restaurants beyond the security checkpoint without requiring an airline ticket and no reduction in security. As part of a TSA pilot program, the public […]

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Pennsylvania Governor Announces Four Airports to Expand, Rehabilitate Facilities with State Multimodal Investments

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announced that four airports will make facility upgrades as well as promote services and establish new educational opportunities with the assistance of $5.8 million in state investments. “Investments in our state’s airports support the hundreds of thousands of jobs they sustain while enhancing communities’ economic competitiveness” Governor Wolf said. “These projects […]

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Allegheny County Airport Authority Unveils New Brand Identity

The Allegheny County Airport Authority has launched a new brand identity to better reflect recent improvements at Pittsburgh International Airport as well as the ongoing renaissance of the Pittsburgh region. The new brand, which includes new logos for the Authority, Pittsburgh International Airport and Allegheny County Airport, was unveiled at the monthly Board of Directors […]

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Pennsylvania ACP Board of Directors Appoints New Officers

The Aviation Council of Pennsylvania (ACP) announced the appointment of new officers including Scott Gray (shown at right), President (Washington County Airport), Bryan Rodgers, Vice President (University Park Airport), and John Graham, Secretary (Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics). This action was taken by the ACP Board of Directors at the 35th Annual Pennsylvania Aviation and Aerospace […]

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PennDOT Announces Investments in Six Airports

Acting PennDOT Secretary Leslie S. Richards announced last week that a $9.7 million state investment will improve safety and operations at six Pennsylvania airports. “With aviation supporting thousands of jobs in Pennsylvania, it’s vital that we ensure airports in Pennsylvania can make safety and operational upgrades,” Secretary Richards said. “These projects are also investments in […]

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$10 Million Investment to Expand, Improve Pennsylvania Aviation

State investments of $10 million in aviation grants will help improve facilities, help businesses expand operations and ensure safety across Pennsylvania. “Pennsylvania’s numerous transportation options make us a great place to do business and put people to work,” Governor Tom Corbett said. “These projects will supplement the state’s new comprehensive transportation plan which next year, […]

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