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Jose Saavedra Named New Director for Bangor International Airport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 24, 2023 Contact:  City Manager Debbie Laurie Telephone: 207-992-4205 Email: debbie.laurie@bangormaine.gov Jose Saavedra Named New Director for Bangor International Airport BANGOR, ME – The Bangor City Council on Monday approved the appointment of Jose F. Saavedra, C.M., M.E. as the new Bangor International Airport Director. Saavedra currently serves as the Director of […]

Allegiant Announces New Route to Florida With One-Way Fares As Low as $70

 Expansion Offers Low-Cost Travel Options Just in Time for Holidays BANGOR, Maine. July 11, 2023 — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today announced a new nonstop route to southwest Florida that will start just in time for the winter holidays. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new routes as low as $70.* The […]

Bangor International Airport to Host The Summit Project Honor Case

BANGOR, Maine — Bangor International Airport is proud to host The Summit Project Honor Case. The case will be on public display on the first floor of the Domestic Terminal throughout the months of April and May. A ribbon cutting event will take place at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, allowing airport staff and community members […]

DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline 

DHS Announces Extension of REAL ID Full Enforcement Deadline    States to have additional time to meet requirements  WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced its intent to extend the REAL ID full enforcement date by 24 months, from May 3, 2023 to May 7, 2025. Under the new regulations published to […]

Bangor International Airport announced as winner of the Best SME Award

BANGOR, ME – Bangor International Airport was presented the Best SME (Subject Matter Expert) Award Wednesday morning by Ground Handling International. BGR was among five finalists in the Best SME category who were celebrated for their entrepreneurial spirit as smaller sized handlers who play an integral role in delivering industry excellence around the world. Business’ […]

BGR Recognized for Ground Handling Excellence

BANGOR, Maine- BGR is a finalist in the SME category for the annual Pride of Ground Handling 2022 Awards. According to Ground Handling International, “This category celebrates the entrepreneurial spirit of smaller sized handlers who play an integral role in delivering industry excellence around the world.” BGR was recognized due to our handling of diversions/emergencies. This […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine holding inaugural Plane Pull at C&L Aviation Group on Sept. 10 to Support Local Youth Mentoring

BANGOR, Maine- Local businesses and organizations are lining up to see who can pull a jet aircraft 20 feet in the fastest time, and they’re doing so to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine youth mentoring programs. The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Mid-Maine Plane Pull, co-hosted by Bangor International Airport and C&L Aviation […]

Senator Collins Announces $14.2 Million for Bangor Airport

For Immediate Release Contact: Annie Clark/Christopher KnightJuly 7, 2022 202-224-2523 Senator Collins Announces $14.2 Million for Bangor Airport Washington, D.C.—U.S. Senator Susan Collins, the Ranking Member of the Transportation Appropriations Subcommittee, announced today that Bangor International Airport will receive a total of $14,200,000 for the expansion and renovation of the terminal. This funding was authorized […]

BGR Tarmac Delay Emergency Contingency Plan

Bangor International Airport (BGR) has prepared this Tarmac Delay Emergency Contingency Plan pursuant to §42301 of the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012. Questions regarding this plan can be directed to Tony Caruso, Airport Director at tcaruso@flybangor.com or (207) 992-4600. Bangor International Airport is filling this plan with the Department of Transportation because (1) […]

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 […]