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...
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...
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...

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...
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...

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...

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...
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...
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...