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...

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...
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...
Delta Air Lines Flight 878 lost cabin pressure and was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport on November 5th. (Jim Herr/Cheektowaga Chronicle)

Delta flight loses cabin pressure and makes emergency landing in Buffalo

CHEEKTOWAGA - A Delta Air Lines flight was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport late Sunday morning after the plane lost cabin pressure.Delta Air...
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...
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...
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...
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...

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...
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...