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...
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...
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...

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 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...