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Tuesday, November 30, 2021

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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...

Plane pull raises $180,000 for Virginia Special Olympics

It was off-limits to a cheering general public this year, but the annual Plane Pull at Washington Dulles International Airport still managed to pull in $180,000 in support of Special Olympics Virginia. Teams raised funds for the chance to square...

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...

Dulles sees ongoing rebound in international service

Start dates are still up in the air in some cases, but United Airlines has announced plans for both new flights and resurrection of COVID-interrupted service from Washington Dulles International Airport to foreign destinations. United officials have confirmed plans to...

Reagan National sees region’s best on-time performance

You’d have been more likely to get off the ground on time at Ronald Reagan National Airport during the summer months than at the region’s two other airports, according to new federal data. On-time-departure rates stood at 76.3 percent for...

United augments service between D.C., NYC

United Airlines has launched nearly hourly shuttle service between Ronald Reagan National Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, and has added additional service between Washington Dulles International Airport and LaGuardia Airport. The result: United is now operating an average of...

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...

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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