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Posted on 12/07/2016 - 8:49am
ONTARIO, Calif. – Dec. 1, 2016 — Posting its first monthly passenger traffic statistics since assuming airport control on Nov. 1, 2016, the Ontario International Airport Authority reported airline passenger traffic increased 3 percent in October 2016 compared with October 2015. In October 2016, the airport served a total of 391,996 passengers compared with 380,584 in October 2015.Domestic passenger traffic in...
Posted on 11/21/2016 - 8:31am
Ontario, California – November 17, 2016 — Air travel at Ontario International Airport (ONT) is expected to increase this holiday travel season as airline seats at ONT are being added on a year-over-year basis.In issuing their first holiday traffic forecast since assuming control of ONT on Nov. 1, 2016, Ontario International Airport Authority officials predict passenger traffic for the 10-day Thanksgiving travel...
Posted on 11/03/2016 - 9:29am
ONTARIO, Calif. – Nov. 2, 2016 — Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) chief Michael Huerta today commended the Inland Empire for its perseverance in gaining ownership of Ontario International Airport (ONT), an historic development which he said could define the Inland Empire for generations to come.In a ceremony marking the official transfer of ONT from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA), Huerta declared, “the...
Posted on 11/03/2016 - 9:26am
ONTARIO, Calif. (Nov. 1, 2016) -Mayor Eric Garcetti and Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) President and Ontario City Council Member Alan D. Wapner today announced that ownership of Ontario International Airport (ONT) has officially transferred from Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) to the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA).The announcement comes after more than four years of collaboration...
Posted on 09/09/2016 - 9:23am
Ontario, Calif. – September 8, 2016 — The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) today announced the selection of Daniel E. Adamus as Chief Marketing Officer.Adamus has more than three decades of diverse experience in domestic and international marketing, public affairs, advertising, strategic planning and product and organizational development. His aviation experience includes both airport and aircraft...
Posted on 08/25/2016 - 9:21am
Ontario, Calif. – August 25, 2016 — The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) today announced the hiring of Mark Thorpe as Chief Development Officer.Thorpe has extensive experience in air service development at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) and at Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA). In his role at LAWA, he was instrumental in attracting multiple airlines to begin service at Ontario...
Posted on 08/23/2016 - 9:19am
Ontario, Calif.- August 23, 2016 — Continuing to build a world-class management team, the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) today announced the hiring of aviation veteran Bruce E. Atlas as its Chief Operating Officer.The OIAA, a joint powers agency formed by the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino, is on track to assume ownership and control of Ontario International Airport (...
Posted on 08/18/2016 - 9:16am
ONTARIO, Calif. – August 18, 2016 — The Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) today announced the appointment of Jeff Reynolds as its first Chief Financial Officer. Reynolds has extensive experience in airport management, finance and international business development.The OIAA, a joint powers agency formed by the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino, is on...
Posted on 06/13/2016 - 9:14am
FAA bill now goes to President for signingONTARIO, Calif. – July 13, 2016 — Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) officials hailed final passage today of federal legislation facilitating the transfer of Ontario International Airport (ONT) to local control.The legislation for ONT was included in a bill to extend the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) programs and policies beyond Friday. The bill passed...
Posted on 06/13/2016 - 9:12am
The City of Ontario declared that the Senate’s approval of legislation that expedites the transfer of Ontario International Airport (ONT) affirms the city’s diligent efforts to pursue return of the Inland Empire’s No. 1 economic engine to local control. The City commended and thanked the U.S. House and Senate for passing the legislation and sending it to President Obama who is expected to sign it into law within...