Chronicle file photo of Buffalo Niagara International Airport.

United plane hits jet bridge at Buffalo Niagara International Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA - The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority announced that a plane hit a jet bridge Wednesday morning at Buffalo Niagara International Airport.The authority says...
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...
Unarmed security guards that provide pedestrian and traffic control at the BNIA terminal will be laid-off. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

34 security guards at BNIA will be laid-off

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Subcontracted security guards at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport have been issued layoff notices according to the Department of Labor.According to the DOL...

JetBlue pilot and two flight attendants take ill in flight, divert to Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Three JetBlue crew members were taken to a local hospital after their flight was diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport after they...
Daisy Josiah died in a hit-and-run crash at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on June 7th.

Victims of deadly hit-and-run crash at airport identified

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The victims of the deadly hit-and-run crash at Buffalo-Niagara International Airport last Wednesday have been identified by authorities.Daisy Josiah, 53, of...
Robert Westgate of Frontier Airlines announces new service out of Buffalo-Niagara International Airport on July 18, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Frontier Airlines to start service out of Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - Frontier Airlines will soon offer low-cost air service between Buffalo-Niagara International Aiport and five cities.The ultra low-cost carrier based out of...
Jennifer Lawrence speaking at the 2013 San Diego Comic Con International, for "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire", at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego, California. (Gage Skidmore, via Wikipedia)

Actress Jennifer Lawrence on plane that made emergency landing

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A private jet with actress Jennifer Lawrence onboard was diverted to Prior Aviation Saturday afternoon after encountering a problem with the...
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...
One person was killed and three others hurt in a rollover crash on airport property. June 8, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Person dies in rollover pickup crash at Buffalo Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. – One person was killed in a motor vehicle crash at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport overnight Thursday.Chief George Gast of the Niagara...

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...