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New daily nonstop service from Louisville and Los Angeles will boost business travel service options

An American Airlines daily nonstop flight between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will boost business travel options for multiple regions of Kentucky while helping attract both West Coast and international corporate investment, Gov. Matt Bevin said during an announcement today. “To recruit business and grow jobs, we must make it easy to get to and...

American Airlines upgrading service for direct fights to Dallas/Fort Worth from Northern Kentucky

American Airlines is upgrading aircraft at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport (CVG) to include increased seating capacity for direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). American will operate two of the four daily flights between CVG and DFW with mainline MD-80 aircraft, which seat 140 passengers. The other two daily flights will be services using the Embraer 175, which seats...

Blue Grass Airport sets new passenger record in 2016, exceeding 1.3 million customers

A record number of passengers traveled through Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport in 2016. As the primary air transportation provider for central Kentucky, Blue Grass Airport saw 1,309,765 passengers. This is a 5.5 percent increase over last year and is the third consecutive year the airport has seen a record number of travelers. “As we celebrate 70 years of commercial air service at Blue...