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RICH JAMES: Gary needs same help Hammond got

RICH JAMES: Gary needs same help Hammond got

It was about 2000 when the elite side of the public sector waged the greatest fight I’ve ever seen.

August 07, 2013 12:00 am

Investors express interest in Gary airport

Potential investors have different visions for the Gary/Chicago International Airport that include making it a cargo hub or a home for a green jobs training center.

June 21, 2013 6:08 pm

EDITORIAL: Airport proposals expected at jet speed

Gary/Chicago International Airport has begun seeking proposals for a public-private partnership, looking for an investor with deep pockets who can make the airport's prospects soar.

June 13, 2013 12:00 am
MARC CHASE: Airport needs an itinerary rooted in demand, not dreams

MARC CHASE: Airport needs an itinerary rooted in demand, not dreams

Six airlines in 14 years have landed and then flown away quicker than their executives could leave impressions in their Gary/Chicago International Airport seat cushions. That makes nearly one airline that established service and then abandoned the airport every two years.

June 11, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Launch renewed effort to land airlines

The end of Allegiant Air service in Gary doesn't mean the airport itself is flawed. It does mean, however, the Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority will have to be both aggressive and cautious in the future.

May 29, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Attract private dollars to help airport fly

The Gary/Chicago International Airport Authority is moving forward with plans to seek high-flying but well-grounded investors willing to spend at least $100 million to develop the airport. It's an attempt to give the airport the jump-start it needs to become the economic engine it promises t…

April 11, 2013 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Study fuels argument for expansion at airport

Revelations earlier this month the Gary/Chicago International Airport was experiencing large cost overruns on a crucial runway expansion project came as unwelcome news to an effort a long time in coming. But a study outlined in The Times on Thursday business section by reporter Keith Benman …

December 28, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: For South Suburbs, change isn't in air

The south suburbs could use the boost that a fully functional third airport would bring, but they're too late. Gary/Chicago International Airport already is operational and has a strong head start.

November 16, 2012 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Put Peotone airport on back burner

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn seems to have put the proposed Peotone airport on the front burner again. But this amounts to fiddling while Illinois burns.

October 04, 2012 12:00 am
Competitors in quest for Allegiant air fare prizes find contest's a day at Gary beach

Competitors in quest for Allegiant air fare prizes find contest's a day at Gary beach

GARY | Ava Fox, 4, knows why she wants her family to win The Quest contest.

September 29, 2012 12:45 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Don't let exit ramps detour new bridge

ArcelorMittal's desire for a ramp from the Cline Avenue Bridge is understandable, but the larger issue is restoring easy access between Chicago and Northwest Indiana.

March 27, 2012 12:00 am
Big projects will revitalize, beautify Gary

Big projects will revitalize, beautify Gary

GARY | The historic election of the city's first black female mayor is expected to energize the ongoing effort to revive the Steel City.

February 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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First Allegiant flight lifts Gary hopes

First Allegiant flight lifts Gary hopes

Scott and Barb Spitler last flew out of Gary/Chicago International Airport eight years and five airlines ago. But they liked it so much they were back Wednesday.

February 19, 2012 10:45 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Airport isn't just a flight of fancy

EDITORIAL: Airport isn't just a flight of fancy

Allegiant Air's first flights to and from Gary/Chicago International Airport made Wednesday a day for celebration and today a day for reflection on how to keep those flights coming and going.

February 16, 2012 12:00 am Related
VIDEO: Allegiant takes off from Gary

VIDEO: Allegiant takes off from Gary

The first commercial flight in three years arrived and departed from Gary/Chicago International Airport on Wednesday.

February 15, 2012 5:06 pm
First Allegiant flight lifts Gary hopes

First Allegiant flight lifts Gary hopes

GARY | Scott and Barb Spitler last flew out of Gary/Chicago International Airport eight years and five airlines ago, but they liked it so much they were back Wednesday.

February 15, 2012 3:30 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Use Allegiant as magnet for growth

Allegiant Air's decision to fly into Gary — after almost landing there several months earlier — is good news for Gary and all of the region, but it's only the beginning for the airport.

December 16, 2011 12:00 am
MARK KIESLING: Gary airport is passenger service death row

MARK KIESLING: Gary airport is passenger service death row

You have a better chance on Indiana's death row than you do at the Gary/Chicago International Airport.

December 14, 2011 12:00 am
VIDEO: Allegiant Air coming to Gary

VIDEO: Allegiant Air coming to Gary

The Gary Airport Authority officially welcomed Allegiant Air and its twice weekly flights to Orlando.

December 12, 2011 1:27 pm
EDITORIAL: Entire region must come to Gary's aid

EDITORIAL: Entire region must come to Gary's aid

The latest State Board of Accounts audit of Gary raises the question again of whether Gary can continue to be a going concern. Gary's plight, and its turnaround, must be a top concern for all of Northwest Indiana.

September 28, 2011 12:00 am Related
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