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American Airlines announces nonstop service from OKC to Philadelphia

Thursday, January 18, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY, January – American Airlines announced today that it will begin nonstop service from Oklahoma City to Philadelphia, PA beginning June 7, 2018. The new route will provide more connecting options to the Northeast and to Trans-Atlantic destinations. “This is great news for our Oklahoma City travelers,” says Mark Kranenburg,

The FAA's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center in Oklahoma City soars when it comes to flight safety

Thursday, January 18, 2018

A monthly forum sponsored by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber took flight Wednesday as about 150 of its members and guests heard from representatives of the Federal Aviation Administration's Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center. Roy Williams, the chamber's president and CEO, observed the Monroney Center is Oklahoma's fourth-largest single-site employer in

FAA’s Monroney Center adapting to changes in flight

Thursday, January 18, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Federal Aviation Administration wants to be on your radar. The agency’s Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center is a near-secret in the state, even though it’s the fourth-largest single-site employer in Oklahoma, said Director Michelle Coppedge. That means it can be difficult to recruit the employees she needs who have

New pictures give the best view yet of Oklahoma City's streetcars

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

New images released Tuesday show Oklahoma City's first two streetcars outside the manufacturing plant where they are being prepared for shipment.

ATC Privatization: Congress risks national security and U.S. aviation

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Our ATC is the envy of the free world — the safest and most capable such organization on the globe.

Will Rogers World Airport sets passenger traffic record

Friday, January 12, 2018

Will Rogers World Airport set a record for passenger traffic in 2017, nearing the 4 million mark.

Tinker Air Force Base on fast track for hiring

Friday, January 12, 2018

Tinker AFB is looking for employees with a wide array of skills to fill more than 1,000 jobs.

Oklahoma business, civic leaders offer revenue, reform package

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Frustrated by a legislative budget impasse that has stalled state progress, a statewide coalition of Oklahoma business and civic leaders proposed a comprehensive solution Thursday that would increase state revenues, fund $5,000 teacher pay raises and alter the structure of state and county government.