NCDOT Encourages Summer Drone Safety

National Drone Safety Day is Saturday, and North Carolina officials are bracing for one of the busiest summers yet for the wildly popular devices. Across the state, there are about 15,000 registered recreational drones and more than 9,500 registered commercial drones, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. But these unmanned aircraft systems can be dangerous […]

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Moore County Airport Expanding with New Aircraft Hangars

Photo above – (left to right): Eric Kuester — Chairman, Moore County Airport Business Advisory Committee; Tom McPherson — Secretary/Treasurer, Moore County Airport Authority; Frank Quis — Chairman, Moore County Commissioners; Tom McInnis — State Senator, 25th District, including Moore County; Catherine Graham — Vice chairman, Moore County Commissioners; Wayne Vest — Moore County Manager; […]

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Unilever’s The Ice Cream Shop Partners with Flytrex for Airborne Ice Cream Delivery

The Ice Cream Shop, Unilever’s first-ever digital storefront, announced it has partnered with Flytrex, a leader in on-demand, ultrafast delivery for food and retail, to offer ice cream delivery via drone across all of Flytrex’s U.S. locations: Holly Springs, Fayetteville and Raeford, North Carolina, and Granbury, Texas. Orders from The Ice Cream Shop will be […]

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Angela Wagner named new Director of Administration & Human Resources at Asheville Regional Airport

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) has announced that Angela Wagner, MSHR, SHRM-SCP is its new Director of Administration and Human Resources. Wagner is an experienced human resources professional, most recently as Director of Human Resources with a large medical practice headquartered in western North Carolina where she was directly responsible for the overall […]

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Icelandair Launches Inaugural Flight at RDU

Icelandair launched its first flight from RDU on Thursday, providing nonstop transatlantic service to Reykjavik, a tourist destination that also serves as a midway point between North America and Europe. The inaugural flight marks the first new international route added since 2019 and RDU’s first transatlantic flight since March 2020. “We welcome Icelandair to RDU […]

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NCDOT Welcomes Five New BEYOND Partners

The N.C. Department of Transportation’s Division of Aviation is welcoming five new partners to its BEYOND team, working to test and demonstrate how to usher in the widespread use of drones for government and commercial use. The five new companies are: Aerial Vantage – Flight operator and service provider building an enterprise software platform for […]

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