Latest Allegheny County Airport Stories
The agency operating Pittsburgh's airport wants to cut costs so it can reduce the high fees it charges airlines per passenger. Carriers using the Pittsburgh International Airport now pay $15.80 for every passenger who boards a plane, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Saturday.
By Tim Puko Some Allegheny County leaders are looking to seize control of Pittsburgh International Airport. A proposal to be considered tonight by County Council would revive the county Department of Aviation to oversee Pittsburgh International and Allegheny County Airport in West Mifflin.
By Thomas Olson Even in a tough economy, corporate executives still have to travel to business destinations. With airline cutbacks and security hassles, many are skipping commercial flights and choosing corporate jets and charter flights.
Allegheny County and its Airport Authority hope to have a plan in about a month on how they would spend revenue from gas drilling on 9,300 acres of land the authority manages, county Chief Executive Dan Onorato said Friday.
By Bonnie Pfister Prospective bidders for gas-drilling rights at Allegheny County's two airports met Wednesday after county Chief Executive Dan Onorato decided not to block airport managers' efforts to tap into mineral- lease revenue.