News Listings for Huntsville International

  • Huntsville completes runway improvement project

    News | 13 Jan 2015 21:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Huntsville International airport has reopened runway 18L/36R following a series of improvements and can now accommodate Boeing 747-8F freighters on both of its parallel runways, the airport announces.
  • Delta’s 717 launch slides into November

    News | 17 Sep 2013 19:18 | Edward Russell

    Delta Air Lines has again delayed the inaugural flight of its Boeing 717-200s with service now anticipated to begin on 1 November.
  • ANALYSIS: Fares were 45% less at US airports where LCCs dominated in Q1

    News | 23 Aug 2013 17:16 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    Air travellers flying from US airports where low-cost airlines have sizable operations paid roughly 45% less for domestic tickets than customers flying from...
  • Cargolux lands first Boeing 747-8 at Huntsville airport

    News | 23 Nov 2011 03:34 | Mavis Toh

    European cargo carrier Cargolux's first Boeing 747-8 commercial flight into the USA landed at Huntsville International airport (HSV) on 21 November. The...
  • FAA dedicates new air traffic control tower in Huntsville

    News | 04 Jun 2008 03:12 | Lori Ranson

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <p class=MsoNormal>Officials from the US FAA today dedicated a new airport traffic control tower that began operating at <st1:State w:st="on">Alabama</st1:State>’s <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:PlaceName w:st="on">Huntsville</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceName w:st="on">International</st1:PlaceName> <st1:PlaceType w:st="on">Airport</st1:PlaceType></st1:place> in early May. <o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Construction costs for the new tower and equipment are estimated at $18.5 million.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>Agency Southern regional administrator Doug Murphy says the increased height and advanced technology of the tower allows for the “impressive growth of the <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Huntsville</st1:City></st1:place> airport today and well into the future”. <o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal>The tower now provides air traffic controllers with unobstructed views of the air
  • SkyWest loses some United Express ground handling stations

    News | 10 Jan 2008 14:03 | Megan Kuhn

    <body lang=EN-US link=blue vlink=purple style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">US</st1:place></st1:country-region> regional operator SkyWest Airlines will give up 16 ground handling stations it operates for United after some of those stations were included in a request for proposal (RFP) the major carrier sent to other ground handlers, inviting those companies to bid on the service.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>SkyWest will retain 48 out of 64 ground handling operations, including <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">San Francisco</st1:City></st1:City>, <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on">Los Angeles</st1:City></st1:City> and <st1:City u1:st="on"><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:City w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Denver</st1:place></st1:City></st1:place></st1:City