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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Change in governor will have impact on local airports … eventually

The major change in Virginia state governance may not have a significant immediate impact on Northern Virginia’s two main airports of their governance. But government-affairs staffers of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority already are putting out feelers to the...

Airports chief: Feds insist on vaccination of all employees

Unless the courts rule otherwise – and they might – all Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority employees will be required to obtain COVID vaccinations, qualify for exemptions or face the prospect of firing. The airports authority has been informed by the...

Allegiant debuts at Dulles with service to Florida

An Allegiant Air Airbus A319 received a water-cannon salute on Nov. 18 as it became the first flight from the carrier to arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport, carrying passengers from Jacksonville, Fla. Jacksonville service is a precursor to Allegiant...

At Reagan National, major projects wrapped up in time for holidays

After two years and hundreds of millions of dollars, the biggest capital-development project since the 1990s is now in the bag at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Well, almost. Odds and ends remain to be tidied up before the Metropolitan Washington...

Local airports expected to be at 80% of pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport are likely to return to about 80 percent of 2019 passenger levels in the coming year, the CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority told authority board members on...

A goner in 2020, 2021, Dulles Day may be back for 2022

The annual “Dulles Day” celebration has been canceled for a second year in a row, but leaders at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority said they are hopeful it will return in 2022. The plan is “to bring back the whole...

Airports Authority leaders accentuate the positive for rest of year

A combination of factors – including the return of use-them-or-lose-them slot rules at Ronald Reagan National Airport and more opportunities for international service at Washington Dulles – has the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority bullish on the future. But all will...

Airports Authority celebrates (again) Reagan National updates

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority leaders on Oct. 20 took a victory lap of sorts, reliving the glories of a week before marking progress in facilities at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Changes that have come to the airport, and others...

New manager appointed at Dulles Airport

Richard Golinowski, a 26-year veteran of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority staff, has been named vice president and airport manager at Washington Dulles International Airport. The appointment will take effect later this month, when the current airport manager, Mike Stewart,...

New contract sheds light on snow-removal at airports

How much does it cost to clear snow from Northern Virginia’s two main airports? According to a new contract, the total over five years amounts to roughly $8.6 million. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is in the process of inking...
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