Morning Headlines: Thursday, December 10
Banks Extend $17 Million in Credit to Airport to Complete AAR Facility
RFD & Elite Airways announce suspension of flights to Colorado
RVC layoffs hit top-level, part-time employees
Fairgrounds Valley Residents call for better security from RHA
Rockford Makes Another 'Most Dangerous' List
NIU Pro…
UPS Recruiting at Workforce Connection
For those looking to increase their earning capabilities, I've got some good news, courtesy of our friend, John Strandin, at the Workforce Connection. UPS will be recruiting tomorrow, September 29th, from 9am-Noon, at the Workforce Connection, 303 N...
Rockford Airfest 2015 is Coming June 6th and 7th
Got to spend some time with Amy Ott from the Rockford Airfest this morning, and she was brimming with details about the upcoming Rockford Airfest 2015.
Some particulars:

June 6th and 7th at the Chicago Rockford International Airport
Gates open and 9am and close at 5pm each day
Air performances will begi…
Rockford Airfest Launches Honoring Veterans Program
The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) will recognize veterans at  AirFest 2015: Things are Looking Up in Rockford for their dedication and sacrifices made by serving our country as part of the “Honoring Veteran’s” appreciation pro…
Rockford Airport Drawing Passengers With Amenities
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Rockford airport officials say enhanced amenities and international air service has translated into full flights and steady traffic.
Passenger numbers at Chicago Rockford International Airport increased 2 percent in January, though they leveled off in February...
Kick off RFD’s AirFest with “Run the Runway”
The Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD) will host “Run the Runway,” featuring a 5k, 1-Mile and Kid’s Fun Run, on Friday, June 5, leading up to AirFest 2015. New this year, the race will feature a unique opportunity to run with AirFest performers w…
Rockford Aldermen OKs Funding For AAR Facility At RFD
There's some movement on the funding needed to build a $41 million jet repair hub at the Rockford airport. The Rockford City Council has approved spending its $5 million portion toward the facility. Our partners at Eyewitness News report:
Council voted on the proposal during tonight&a…
Rockford Airport Hits 10 Years as US Port of Entry
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Rockford International Airport is celebrating its 10th anniversary of being an official U.S. port of entry.
Since receiving the designation from the federal government in 2004, the airport has seen an increase in leisure travel, with more than 250,000…
Officials Break Ground on Jet Repair Facility at RFD
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Officials have broken ground on a $43 million jet repair facility at Rockford International Airport even as they sort out how to pay for the project.
The Thursday ceremony kicked off the construction project set to get underway in the spring...

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