JetBlue flight lands in Buffalo with engine trouble

CHEEKTOWAGA - A JetBlue flight landed under emergency conditions at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Wednesday afternoon according to the airport.Flight 1735 was diverted to...

Troubled Learjet prompts Alert 2 at Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA - An emergency alert was activated at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Thursday after a Learjet 60 declared an emergency shortly after takeoff.NFTA Spokesperson...
Cheektowaga Chronicle file photo of Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

Volunteers needed for active shooter drill at airport

CHEEKTOWAGA - An active shooter drill will be held at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Saturday, September 29, 2018, and the Transit Authority Police Department...

Odor of smoke prompts emergency landing at airport

CHEEKTOWAGA - An American Airlines flight inbound from Philadelphia had to make an emergency landing after the odor of smoke was detected onboard.NFTA Spokesperson...

JetBlue flight encounters bird strike after takeoff

CHEEKTOWAGA - A JetBlue flight had to return to Buffalo after declaring an emergency shortly after takeoff Thursday morning.JetBlue flight 2216 sustained a bird...
An airport fuel truck crashed into a chain link fence causing a jet fuel leak on March 16th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Airport fuel truck crashes into fence; causes jet fuel leak

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Prior Aviation fuel truck servicing the Buffalo Niagara International Airport slid off an airport perimeter road and crashed into a fence causing a...

Cabin pressurization issues forces SkyWest flight to land in Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA - A SkyWest Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport Sunday.First responders were alerted to the emergency around 12:50...
Delta Air Lines Flight 878 lost cabin pressure and was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport on November 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Delta flight loses cabin pressure and makes emergency landing in Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Delta Air Lines flight was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport late Sunday morning after the plane lost cabin pressure.Delta Air...
Dignitaries and firefighters attend the ribbon cutting of the new fire station for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Fire Department on August 23, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

State-of-the-art station for Buffalo airport firefighters

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The NFTA cut the ribbon on a brand new $11 million fire station for the Buffalo Niagara International Airport Fire Department...
Lawrence J. Penna and his attorney Herbert Greenman appear before Town Justice Paul Piotrowski on August 17, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Plea deal being worked out in airport hit & run case

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The criminal case against the man accused of leaving the scene of a deadly auto crash on airport property this past...