Aug. 18--Textron Aviation and its biggest union, the Machinists, are exploring whether to open up contract negotiations to bring Beechcraft and Cessna Aircraft under one bargaining agreement.
"We're exploring that with the company," said Tom...
Silver Airways, which has provided passenger flights to Atlanta and Orlando since April 2013, filed a notice of intent Aug. 5 with the U.S. Department of Transportation, asking to be let out of the rest of its two-year contract.
The airport fails to meet standards because it lacks sufficient safety areas at the ends of the runways to protect aircraft and pilots and it doesn't have object-free zones beyond the runways that protect other people and property.
Local communities and supporters have about nine months to raise the $1.5 million in matching funds needed to maintain forward progress on the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport expansion and realignment.