Tagged: Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport

Empty Arkansas Airports ‘Eerie’

Empty Arkansas Airports ‘Eerie’

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The COVID-19 pandemic has caused air travel to plunge, and Arkansas’ two major airports have not been immune. XNA, in Highfill, has seen a passenger reduction of about 96%, and Little Rock’s Bill & Hillary Clinton National Airport has been hit with a 95% decrease. read more >

XNA Survives Lights Out After October Tornado

XNA Survives Lights Out After October Tornado

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When a tornado rumbled through Benton County in the early hours of Oct. 21 and knocked out electricity to the airport, things could have gone bad pretty quickly. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Wants New Website

Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport Wants New Website

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Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport CEO Aaron Burkes said RFPs — request for proposals — were recently sent out for a new website that will be paired with a new, more aggressive marketing strategy read more >

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

In Personal Use of Company Jets, Tyson Soars

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Arkansas Business reviewed proxy documents from 17 publicly traded companies based in Arkansas to report on those that offer executives the perk of using the company jet for personal trips. read more >

Core Brewing Still Growing; Distillery Next

Core Brewing Still Growing; Distillery Next

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Jesse Core, founder of craft brewer Core Brewing & Distilling Co. of Springdale, is busier than ever these days, but he took time earlier this month to fill Arkansas Business in on his rapidly expanding enterprise, founded only six years ago. read more >

Northwest Arkansas Transforming Into a Tech Hub

Northwest Arkansas Transforming Into a Tech Hub

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Northwest Arkansas isn’t California’s Silicon Valley and has a long way to go before it can be considered remotely comparable, but technology industry leaders say the area is proving to be on the short list of best places in the field. read more >

Airports Do the Low-Cost Airline Tango

Airports Do the Low-Cost Airline Tango

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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. read more >