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Community Invited to Study Sessions; Results of Federal Inspection Service Feasibility Study Will Be Presented

community-meeting A feasibility study on a federal customs facility that would potentially allow international flights at Long Beach Airport (LGB) will be presented to the public in October by Jacobs Engineering (Jacobs). The Jacobs study may be found here.

Long Beach Airport Retakes Top Spot As Most Affordable Airport in the United States

lowest fares in California Long Beach Airport (LGB) is the most affordable airport in the United States this year, according to the seventh annual Airport Affordability Index published by Cheapflights.com. The yearly survey is compiled each summer from search data that helps travelers compare airfare pricing across the country, and sheds light on air travel trends.

Southwest Airlines to Use JetBlue Slots for Flights Out of Long Beach Airport Temporarily

southwest-airlines Southwest Airlines will be temporarily adding new service out of Long Beach Airport (LGB), utilizing unused flight slots allocated to JetBlue. The airline has requested and been granted the temporary reallocation of two to three flights, and will maintain compliance with the City’s Airport Noise Compatibility Ordinance.

Long Beach Airport Prepares For Busy Summer Travel Season

lowest fares in California Long Beach Airport (LGB) is expecting a busier than normal summer as the airport prepares to serve new passengers. A new airline and new routes will add to the visitors in Long Beach during the travel season. With Southwest Airlines scheduled to begin service in Long Beach and JetBlue adding flights and an extra destination, Long Beach Airport is ready to welcome summer travelers.

Councilmember Austin Reminds Public of Airport FIS Feasibility Study Community Meeting Tonight

lowest fares in California The Long Beach Airport scheduled two community meetings to present the scope of the Feasibility Study for the proposed Federal Inspection Service (FIS) facility and to address questions about the study. The first meeting took place on March 30.

Southwest Airlines to Offer Four Flights a Day From Long Beach to Oakland

Southwest Airlines Photo from Wikipedia Southwest Airlines Photo from Wikipedia Long Beach Airport (LGB) is getting a new airline as well as new routes that will begin service in June 2016. Mayor Robert Garcia, representatives from the City of Long Beach and LGB joined Southwest Airlines today aboard the iconic Queen Mary for the special announcement.

LGB Tops USA Today Readers Poll, Named Best Airport for Dining

lowest fares in California Long Beach Airport (LGB) recently won two prestigious awards for its concessions program. LGB was named Best Airport for Dining in a USA Today/10Best.com Readers’ Choice poll, and won an award for Best Concessions Design in the Small Hub category from Airport Revenue News magazine.

Airport Director Bryant L. Francis Appointed Director of Aviation for Oakland International Airport

Bryant L. Francis Director of Long Beach Airport Bryant L. Francis Director of Long Beach Airport Long Beach Airport (LGB) Director Bryant L. Francis, C.M., Friday announced his resignation from the City of Long Beach to accept a position with the Port of Oakland as Director of Aviation for Oakland International Airport.

Councilmember Austin Issues Update Regarding Long Beach Airport Flights

Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin - Photo from Facebook Eighth District Councilmember Al Austin – Photo from Facebook The City Manager has called a study session for Tuesday, December 8 to discuss the flight slot allocation at the Long Beach Airport. The latest annual noise budget report required by the Airport Noise Compatibility Ordinance indicates that nine additional daily air carrier flights can be added under the allowable noise limits.

Vintage Aircraft at Third Annual LGB Fly-In Sure to Thrill Public

vintage-aircraft Vintage aircraft and modern helicopters will fly into Long Beach Airport to participate in a static display during the third annual LGB Fly-In. The aviation exhibition offers the public a chance to view these unique aircraft, and many others, up close.

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