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Airport authority gets grim forecast

April 1, 2013

Airlines serving Ontario International Airport have released schedules through October showing they will continue to slash the number of seats they offer on flights there, according to a report to the airport authority board on Monday, April 1.

The number of passenger seats at Ontario is expected to show a 9.5 percent decline in April and a 10.5 percent drop in May when compared with the same months in 2012.

San Bernardino's airport troubles -- and ONT's: Opinion

March 29, 2013

It hurts that when law enforcement authorities flew to California with Scot Spencer, the man charged with attempting to defraud the San Bernardino International Airport Authority of $1.75 million, they couldn't land at the airport he allegedly abused.


Despite the authority's efforts and hopes, there are no commercial flights at SBIA.

Ontario needs control of its own airport

March 22, 2013

Ontario is doing a lot of things right. But until it gets control of Ontario International Airport, its destiny is not its own.

So said one of three speakers at last week’s State of the City event, attended by 750 business and government professionals at the Ontario Convention Center.

Greg Lindsay, urbanist and author of the bestseller “Aerotropolis: The Way We’ll Live Next,” described how most cities locate their airports outside their urban cores.

County probes L.A.'s compliance on transferring LAX traffic

February 26, 2013

The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday sought to determine whether Los Angeles airport officials have complied with a 2006 court settlement requiring them to spread the growth in flights at busy 

Supervisors order review of efforts to stem new flights at LAX

February 26, 2013

The county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday ordered a review to determine whether Los Angeles airport officials have complied with a 2006 court settlement that required them to disperse the growth in flights at busy LAX to other airports in the region.

LA County supervisors approve motion to review air traffic distribution strategy

February 26, 2013

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved a motion to review the air traffic distribution strategy affecting LA/Ontario International Airport.

The board approved the motion, without any discussion among the supervisors, at its meeting Tuesday at the Los Angeles County Hall of Administration.

Los Angeles County supervisors to reaffirm air traffic strategy

February 25, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will introduce a new motion today which reaffirms its commitment to a strategy to distribute air traffic throughout the region.

L.A. County to discuss LAWA item next week

February 13, 2013

LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors are expected to discuss next week a motion which questions whether Los Angeles World Airports has complied with a 2006 settlement that required the agency to redistribute air traffic throughout the region.

The item was introduced at Tuesday's meeting but was moved into closed session. It was later announced the item had been continued to next week.

REGION: Time to get tough on airport promises

February 11, 2013

Los Angeles World Airports promised six years ago to spread air traffic across Southern California’s airports, including Ontario International, to reduce congestion at LAX that harms neighboring communities.

Allow local control of Ontario airport

February 9, 2013

Ontario International Airport cannot flourish by remaining an afterthought. A recent report only highlights how little emphasis Los Angeles puts on the growth of any airports besides Los Angeles International. Los Angeles officials should instead work toward putting operations at Ontario’s ailing airport under local control.

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