Monday, July 02, 2012

Tweed-New Haven (KHVN), New Haven, Connecticut: Airport launches flight tracking feature

Tweed New Haven Regional Airport on Monday launched a new Web site with flight tracking to meet the demands of its growing customer base.

The new allows customers to price flights and tack flights throughout the world. The site relaunch also comes with a new logo and mobile applications for the Web.

Tweed is served several times a day by U.S. Airways Express, flying connecting flights to Philadelphia. The airport is trying to grown its awareness in the community, touting its convenience to downtown New Haven.

Last year, Tweed had its second busiest year ever, growing 11 percent over 2010 to 39,791 passengers. The increase marked the third annual increase in the number of passengers using the airport. The record was set in 2005.


Cirrus Aircraft Pilots and Owners to kick-off Migration Event

Duluth, MN (Northland's NewsCenter) -- Owners and pilots of Cirrus Aircraft's "SR" series aircraft, along with their families, will arrive in Duluth early this week to kick off the 10th annual Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association's Migration Event. 

The event is expected to take off on July 5th.

Program offering at Hinds Community College Rankin campus

PEARL, Mississippi –    Hinds Community College is adding an aviation technology program to the Commercial Aviation D.

The program, to be offered at the Rankin County campus in Pearl, will lead to an associate of applied science degree.

Hinds officials say the school was encouraged to develop training programs that will prepare people for non-flying positions.

Official say graduates will be prepared for national certification in airport operations, aviation security technology and air traffic control.

Hinds already offers programs in aviation maintenance, commercial aviation and avionics at its John Bell Williams Airport and air traffic control at the Rankin campus.