Hancock International Airport http://wrvo.org en Syracuse airport is out of city control and flying solo http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-airport-out-city-control-and-flying-solo <p></p><p>Syracuse's Hancock International Airport, the region's major passenger airport, is now under the control of a private authority after an official handover from the city of Syracuse.</p><p>The hope is the airport will be more cost-efficient and creative.</p><p>Hancock airport was the last in the state to transfer to private control. <a href="http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-council-delays-vote-airport-authority-transfer" target="_blank">It was a long process</a>, said Mayor Stephanie Miner.</p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 21:58:05 +0000 Ryan Delaney 52155 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse airport is out of city control and flying solo TSA's PreCheck program finds success in Syracuse http://wrvo.org/post/tsas-precheck-program-finds-success-syracuse <p></p> Wed, 30 Oct 2013 12:05:52 +0000 Ellen Abbott 46380 at http://wrvo.org TSA's PreCheck program finds success in Syracuse New authority hopes to improve operations at Syracuse airport http://wrvo.org/post/new-authority-hopes-improve-operations-syracuse-airport <p><strong>Correction: The authority planned to take over operations of the airport is a public benefit</strong> <strong>authority and not private.</strong></p><p>Early next year control of day-to-day operations at Syracuse&rsquo;s Hancock International Airport will transfer from a city department to a <strike>private</strike> <strong>public benefit</strong> authority, a move city and airport officials say will mean benefits for travelers.</p> Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:23:45 +0000 Ryan Delaney 45625 at http://wrvo.org New authority hopes to improve operations at Syracuse airport Syracuse council delays vote on airport authority transfer http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-council-delays-vote-airport-authority-transfer <p></p><p>The Syracuse Common Council says it has delayed fully turning over control of the airport to a private authority in order to get the deal right.</p><p>Councilor Pat Hogan, who chairs the airport committee, says several union representatives and employees still had questions about the deal, which would be a 40 year lease.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 10:17:00 +0000 Ryan Delaney 45288 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse council delays vote on airport authority transfer Syracuse's Hancock International Airport selected for TSA's PreCheck program http://wrvo.org/post/syracuses-hancock-international-airport-selected-tsas-precheck-program <p></p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 11:11:04 +0000 Ellen Abbott 43745 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse's Hancock International Airport selected for TSA's PreCheck program Syracuse airport receives federal grant http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-airport-receives-federal-grant <p>Syracuse's Hancock Airport is getting a $4.5 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration that officials say will help keep flights on time.&nbsp; Airport Commissioner Christina Callahan says the funds will pay for a new taxiway, and area where diverted planes can go.<p>"We have long been an airport of choice for diverted aircraft, and there are times where we find ourselves in situations, whether it's weather related, closures, we are getting many aircraft at a time. Thu, 01 Aug 2013 18:57:45 +0000 Ellen Abbott 41977 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse airport receives federal grant Syracuse's Hancock Airport unveils remodeled security checkpoint http://wrvo.org/post/syracuses-hancock-airport-unveils-remodeled-security-checkpoint <p>Starting this morning, it won't take so long for you to get through security at Syracuse's Hancock International Airport. A $60 million project will funnel all outbound passengers through a new security checkpoint at the center of the airport. Wed, 15 May 2013 13:14:01 +0000 Ellen Abbott 37856 at http://wrvo.org Syracuse's Hancock Airport unveils remodeled security checkpoint Hancock International Airport's midnight shifts will not be cut http://wrvo.org/post/hancock-international-airports-midnight-shifts-will-not-be-cut <p>The Federal Aviation Administration has announced the midnight control tower shifts at the Syracuse Hancock International Airport will not be cut as part of federal sequestration. Thu, 09 May 2013 20:53:11 +0000 Ellen Abbott 37530 at http://wrvo.org New private jet hangar coming to Syracuse airport http://wrvo.org/post/new-private-jet-hangar-coming-syracuse-airport <p>A group of private jet owners will build and operate its own hangar at Syracuse's Hancock Airport. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 14:40:27 +0000 Ryan Delaney 34928 at http://wrvo.org New private jet hangar coming to Syracuse airport Syracuse adds more workers to living wage law http://wrvo.org/post/syracuse-adds-more-workers-living-wage-law <p>Syracuse Common Councilors are expanding the reach of the city&#39;s living wage ordinance. The changes will apply to about 50 workers at the Hancock International Airport.</p><p> Wed, 01 Aug 2012 14:03:32 +0000 Ellen Abbott 23489 at http://wrvo.org