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 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...

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...
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...

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...
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...
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...
Buffalo Airport firefighters examine a United Airline's jet shortly after it made an emergency landing on August 9, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

United flight diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - A United Airlines flight bound for Montreal was diverted to Buffalo-Niagara International Airport after smoke was discovered in the flight deck...
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...