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...

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...
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...
Contractors demolish the N.F.T.A. Noise Comparability House on Cayuga Road on June 12, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

NFTA Quieter Home Program house demolished

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The home used by the Niagara Frontier Transportation Agency to demonstrate upgrades that could quiet homes near the airport was demolished Monday.Demolition...

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...
Lawrence Penna appeared before Justice Paul Piotrowski July 5, 2017. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Lawrence Penna’s felony hearing adjourned until August

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. - The felony hearing for the man NFTA Police say caused a deadly crash at the Buffalo-Niagara International Airport last month return...
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...
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...
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...
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...