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

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

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...
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...