Montgomery Regional Airport Solidifies Rental Car Concessionaire Partnerships

The Montgomery Airport Authority has taken steps to further strengthen relationships with a key segment of its business. The board has executed new, five-year agreements with the rental car companies leasing spaces on the airport property. In this latest move toward achievement of strategic goals, airport leaders have negotiated competitive terms with rental partners to […]

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Mobile, Alabama Airport Authority Accepts Federal Grant for Runway Rehabilitation

The Mobile Airport Authority has accepted a grant offer for $9.1 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation to fund the rehabilitation of Runway 14/32 at the Mobile Downtown Airport (BFM). The project includes milling and resurfacing across the runway, upgraded lighting, and pavement marking. The improvements are expected to start this March/April and be […]

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Alabama Airports Contribute $4.9 Billion Annually to State and Local Economies

Governor Kay Ivey on Monday announced that the Alabama Department of Transportation (ALDOT) Aeronautics Bureau released the summary findings of the 2020 Statewide Airport Economic Impact Study. According to the study, Alabama’s system of 80 public airports are economic engines for their local communities and significant contributors to the overall state economy. “Our airports are […]

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John Eagerton Announces Retirement as Alabama Aeronautics Bureau Chief, Replacement Selected

After 27 years as Alabama’s Aeronautics Director and Chief of the Aeronautics Bureau, Dr. John Eagerton has announced his retirement effective January 1, 2021. In an official letter to airport operators, consultants and colleagues, Eagerton said, “It has been a privilege to work with you to improve Alabama’s airport system. I am also proud to […]

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AirMed Expands Global Fleet, Bases Hawker 800XP in Birmingham

AirMed International announced that it has added a medically configured Hawker 800XP aircraft to its Birmingham, Ala. base. The dedicated medical transport aircraft joins two other AirMed owned and operated Hawker jets based at Birmingham International Airport. “The addition of this dedicated medically equipped aircraft demonstrates our commitment to reinvesting in our airborne assets and […]

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Continental Aerospace Technologies™ announces Robert J. Stoppek as Chief Executive Officer and President

Continental® has announced that Robert J. Stoppek has been named as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President. Stoppek was formerly the CEO for Waukesha Engine, part of the former GE Distributed Power business prior to joining Continental®. “We are pleased to welcome Robert as our new CEO,” said Mr. Fu Fangxing, Chairman of the […]

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