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Airports Do the Low-Cost Airline Tango

by Sean Beherec 4/27/2015 12:00 am

While the average cost of domestic plane fares is expected to decline this summer by about $2 because of the low cost of oil, passengers continue to seek out low-cost carriers offering steeper discounts for fewer frills.

XNA's Scott Van Laningham on When Air Travel Will Be Enjoyable Again

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/23/2015 12:00 am

Scott Van Laningham has been CEO of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport since 1998, when it opened.

XNA Wooing Airlines In Bid to Lower Fares

by Marty Cook 4/14/2014 12:00 am

In the past two years, Scott Van Laningham, the executive director of the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport, has been meeting with any airline that will listen to his pitch. XNA is eager to bring in a low-cost airline (or two) in an effort to bring down airfares.

Survey: Northwest Arkansas Expects 2,000 New Jobs, $195M in Expansion

by Marty Cook 3/10/2014 3:03 pm

Northwest Arkansas companies plan to create more than 2,000 jobs and invest more than $195 million in expansion during the next three years, according to a regional employer survey.

American Cancels Nearly 1,000 Flights Amid Ice Storm

by Associated Press 12/6/2013 11:33 am

American Airlines and American Eagle have canceled nearly 1,000 flights because of a severe ice storm in the Dallas area.

Lawmakers Announce $3.4M Grant for Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

by Associated Press 7/23/2013 3:08 pm

U.S. Sens. Mark Pryor and John Boozman and Rep. Steve Womack have announced a $3.4 million grant to the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport from the US Department of Transportation.

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