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

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...

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...

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...
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...