Category Archive: Akron-Canton News

OPShots Photographer Spotlight: Gary Starcher – Our Akron Connection

OPShots contributor Gary Starcher has been our eyes and ears at Akron-Canton airport for a long time, contributing over 2,000 photos to the site documenting the comings and goings at Hopkins airport’s  main competitor.  His photos document the rise of AirTran  at the field, as well as extensive coverage of business and general aviation movements …

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Sikorsky Secures Largest Order For S-92 | AVIATION WEEK

British helicopter operator Bond Aviation is acquiring 16 Sikorsky S-92 long-range, medium-lift helicopters as it plans a global expansion of its offshore oil and gas exploration support activities. Announced during the 2012 Heli-Expo in Dallas on Feb. 13, the order is the single largest for the S-92, which entered the market in September 2004. The …

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NetJets Sues IRS over $642.7 Million Ticket Tax Bill – Flying Magazine

NetJets is suing the IRS over a tax bill totaling $642.7 million, money the fractional jet provider says it never should have been required to pay in the first place.The Internal Revenue Service improperly assessed passenger ticket taxes, NetJets said in its complaint in federal court in Columbus, Ohio. Four NetJets subsidiaries involved in the …

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Akron-Canton Logs Busiest September – Business Journal Daily

GREEN, Ohio — A record number of travelers flew in and out of the Akron-Canton Airport in September. The total of 138,846 customers beat the previous busiest September in 2010 by 13,811. For the first nine months of the year, 1.23 million total travelers used the airport, a 4.6% increase compared to the 2010 period, …

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