Posts Tagged ‘Jackson Medgar-Wiley Evers International Airport’

MBJ exclusive: Jackson’s new airport CEO fulfills desire to taking on the top job

A back injury that prevented Carl Newman from entering the Phoenix police academy four decades ago led Newman to pursue a career that has him slated to become CEO of the Jackson Municipal Airport Authority on Jan. 2. Newman, 59, will take over running Jackson’s Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport and other Jackson Municipal Airport […] [...]

Jackson hires new airport chief but process a mystery

Jackson Municipal Airport Authority has its first new CEO in nearly 25 years. The identity of the new airport boss should be known Thursday afternoon. How, when and where the Airport Authority’s governing board selected the candidate is unclear.  Authority spokesman Gene Moore insists he was left out of the loop and can’t help us […] [...]

October 17th Digital Edition

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Jackson air fares among most expensive in the nation

» Fitch forecast for Southwest departure to increase costs for airlines and passengers looking accurate Passengers at Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport may already be feeling a fare pinch from the regional airport’s loss of discount carrier Southwest Airlines. First quarter figures from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics show average […] [...]

Jackson-Orlando air service depends on how low Allegiant can keep its costs

Prospects for Jackson Medgar Wiley Evers International Airport landing ultra-low-cost carrier Allegiant Air  for service to Orlando hinge on how well the airport can help the carrier shave its operating costs at the airport. A U.S. Department of Transportation grant subsidy the airport expects to receive would ease the cost burden early. But  the Las […] [...]

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