Latest Niagara Falls International Airport Stories

2013-06-27 23:47:01

Thrifty Buffalo Airport Location offers 10% discount for call-ahead reservations. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 In an effort to increase call-ahead reservations, the Thrifty Buffalo Airport location is currently running a 10% discount on reservations made by contacting the franchise location directly via telephone. The discount will be taken off of the best available rate. No other discounts will apply. Store manager, Caitlin Krumm, says, “At Thrifty Buffalo Airport we strive to...

2008-09-17 21:00:18

By Sharon Linstedt A South Carolina-based airline will offer a new Florida flight option out of Niagara Falls starting in December. Direct Air, which until recently was known as Myrtle Beach Direct Air & Tour, will begin non-stop flights to Punta Gorda, Fla., from the Niagara Falls International Airport on Dec. 5. Direct Air will utilize the Charlotte County Airport, located just outside Punta Gorda, about 30 miles south of Fort Myers. The new direct flight, which will depart...

2008-06-24 18:00:00

By Sharon Linstedt, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Jun. 24--A planeload of "day trippers" from Rockford, Ill., will arrive at Niagara Falls International Airport on the morning of July 3 and depart that same evening in a first-of-its-kind tourism blitz. The "all in one day" sightseeing experiment is the brainchild of the Greater Rockford Airport Authority to beef-up business at the underutilized Chicago Rockford International Airport. Tickets for the whirlwind trip to the Falls went on sale at 1...

2007-12-12 09:00:37

By Bill Michelmore, The Buffalo News, N.Y. Dec. 12--NIAGARA FALLS -- Tuesday was a day of superlatives at Niagara Falls International Airport, as the world's second-largest cargo plane sat on upstate New York's longest runway and got loaded up with equipment for the world's tallest building. A Russian Antonov 124 arrived in the region to take on a 65-ton load of compressors from Ascension Industries of North Tonawanda. "It was awesome," said Frank Pastori, Ascension's sales director....

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