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BGR ‘Snow Boss’ challenges rivals at Snow Plow Rodeo, claims top honor for third consecutive year

BANGOR, MAINE – Despite a two-year hiatus from competition, Bangor International Airport Airfield Maintenance Assistant Supervisor James Scripture was once again victorious at the annual Snow Plow Rodeo recently held in Buffalo, New York. This year’s competition brought in more than 25 drivers from around the world. The timed course is designed to challenge the […]

BGR to Close Oct. 4-5 for Runway Repairs

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor International Airport will close for runway repairs Oct. 4-5. The runway is currently in safe working condition, but there are a few areas requiring attention during Maine’s short construction season. This includes ASR work — alkali-silica reaction occurs in the concrete and creates deformations in the runway. The runway closure is […]

Delta announces 3 new routes for BGR

Delta Airlines is announcing daily service from Bangor to Boston starting  May 5, and Saturday only service from Bangor to Atlanta and Detroit on May 8. Summer travel at your leisure: Delta connects customers to 20+ mountain, beach and vacation destinations with new, increased flying Nine brand-new routes enhance connectivity to popular destinations More nonstop […]

Allegiant announces new non-stop service from BGR to Fort Lauderdale

BANGOR, Maine, Feb. 9, 2021 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announces a new nonstop route from Bangor International Airport (BGR) to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) beginning May 28, 2021.To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $79.*“With its ocean views and scenic landscapes, […]

TSA to implement Executive Order regarding face masks at airport security checkpoints and throughout the transportation network

National Press Release Sunday, January 31, 2021 WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will implement provisions of President Biden’s Executive Order on Promoting COVID-19 Safety in Domestic and International Travel by requiring travelers to wear face masks when they are in airports, bus and rail stations, as well as while on passenger aircraft, public […]

CDC Order – Proof Of Negative COVID Test

Effective Jan. 26, 2021, the CDC has issued an Order requiring proof of a negative COVID-19 test for all air passengers entering the United States. This order is set to prevent further transmission and spread of the COVID-19 while preserving the health and safety of airline crew members, passengers and all other airline personnel. The […]

Federal Aviation Administration Zero Tolerance Policy

FAA Administrator, Steve Dickson, discusses the zero-tolerance policy in a new video release by the Federal Aviation Administration. The video discusses an increase in disruption of flights with threatening and violent behavior. FAA safety inspectors and attorneys can pursue legal action against those who exhibit threatening behavior onboard a flight. Penalities may include fees up […]