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2009-10-06 15:55:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, begins nonstop jet service with two daily flights between Yeager Airport (CRW) in Charleston, W.Va., and Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD), on April 6, 2010. American Eagle will operate the service with 50-seat Embraer ERJ-145 jets. "We're delighted to add this new service to Charleston," said Gary Foss, Vice President - Planning and Marketing, AA...

2009-06-25 14:30:00

- Airline Offers Low Fares from the Sunshine State to the Mountain State - ORLANDO, Fla., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today launched daily nonstop flights between Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va., and Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla., with West Virginia Governor Joe Manchin and All Jazzed Up, a local jazz band, on hand to kick off the celebration. "AirTran Airways continues to bring low fares to...

2009-04-14 06:00:00

- Airline Offers Low Fares to Sunshine State for West Virginia Residents - ORLANDO, Fla., April 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AirTran Airways, a subsidiary of AirTran Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AAI), today announced that it will begin service between Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va., which is a new destination for the carrier, and Orlando International Airport in Orlando, Fla. "AirTran Airways is pleased to connect residents of West Virginia's capital city with Orlando, one of the family...

2009-03-25 14:19:00

MORGANTOWN, W.Va., March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) today announced its plans to construct and operate a hydrogen fuel production-and-dispensing facility at the Yeager Airport in Charleston, W.Va. According to U.S. Senator Robert C. Byrd, D-W.Va., "This project is a great example of the wonderful potential of coal. Coal can produce hydrogen fuel, which can greatly reduce greenhouse gases and our need to import...

2009-01-21 10:16:00

New Nonstop Service Begins April 7, 2009 FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop jet service between Yeager Airport in Charleston, W. Va. (CRW), and New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA), beginning April 7. American Eagle will operate the service with 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 jets. "American Eagle is pleased to be the first airline to provide jet service between the State of West Virginia and...

2009-01-21 08:43:00

New Nonstop Service Begins April 7, 2009 FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- American Eagle Airlines, the regional affiliate of American Airlines, will begin nonstop jet service between Yeager Airport in Charleston, W. Va. (CRW), and New York's LaGuardia Airport (LGA), beginning April 7. American Eagle will operate the service with 37-seat Embraer ERJ-135 jets. "American Eagle is pleased to be the first airline to provide jet service between the State of West Virginia and...

2008-10-06 21:00:22

By Sandy Wells In 1948, standing on the playground at St. Anthony's School, 12- year-old Hal Bergdahl watched an F-80 jet descend from the west and dip below the skyline. "The plane popped up and rolled out of sight, reappeared, rolling straight down vertically, then went out of sight." He never forgot it. "We weren't used to seeing jets," he said. "The airport had just opened the year before." The plane probably belonged to Capt. Chuck Yeager. The famous aviator was well known for...

2008-09-25 21:00:26

By Rick Steelhammer Starting in January, long-term parking rates at Charleston's Yeager Airport are expected to increase from $6 a day to a daily fee of $7. The airport's governing board approved the increase during a meeting on Wednesday, after hearing a report from airport director Rick Atkinson that the current downturn in passenger boardings has left the parking complex operating in the red. While the parking operation showed a net profit of $51,000 in fiscal 2007, projections for...

2008-09-15 21:00:14

By Rick Steelhammer Students from Glenville State University's Land Resources Department began work Friday on what will be a multi-year program to reforest and help control erosion on 82 acres of land disturbed by runway and taxiway construction at Charleston's Yeager Airport. After a ceremonial planting of spruce trees on a grassy slope where the airport's property abuts Coonskin Park's Elk River Trail, the Glenville State students toured construction-affected areas and erosion-control...

2008-08-28 21:00:27

The board of governors for Yeager Airport has approved a plan for an old airport access road to be turned into a hiking and biking trail. The proposal by the Charleston Land Trust would convert an old equipment road used 50 years ago in the construction of the airport to a trail linking Coonskin Park with downtown Charleston. The trail would enter airport property from a point along Barlow Drive, not far from the trailhead for Coonskin Park's Elk River Trail. From Barlow Drive, the trail...


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