Managers Change at LA Regional

October 15, 2018 Dear Friends and Colleagues,It is my pleasure to announce that Mr. Chanse Watson will succeed me in the position of Louisiana Regional’s Airport Manager.   The next few weeks we will be working together to ensure a smooth transition. Chanse Watson comes to Louisiana Regional from Lakefront where…

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Chennault Making Economic Take-off

Chennault readying for economic takeoff after sweeping $18 million runway upgrade LAKE CHARLES, Louisiana—Chennault International Airport in Lake Charles—already an aviation and economic powerhouse—will grow even more with a multimillion-dollar runway upgrade now complete, the airport’s leader vows.Chennault Executive Director Kevin Melton says the $18 million-plus refurbishment of the main…

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Big Easy Wing Staying Very Busy

The Big Easy Wing is planning two big weekends in a row at the WWII Air, Sea, and Land Festival and the Hammond Northshore Regional Air Show.  You can read what they’re up to in their October Newsletter by clicking HERE. To also see their November CAF Big Easy Wing…

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Louisiana Tuskegee Airman Passes

Acadiana is mourning the loss of a World War II hero and a legend who died Sunday at age 93.Opelousas native, Charles Clifford Chenier lived an amazing life. He is most remembered as one of the last surviving “Red Tail” Tuskegee airmen who served in the 332nd fighter group during…

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LA Airport Construction Priority

2018-2019 Louisiana Airport Construction and Development Priority ProgramDo you want to know what projects are in store for your Louisiana Airport?  Well there is a plan…. and you can see it by clicking HERE.The first section is the funded projects for this year and next split into two categories of…

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Disturbing Vegas controller recording

I’m posting this blog with a link to what is believed to be a recording of the conversations between a Las Vegas tower controller and a number of pilots in an incident Nov. 7 that led to FAA issuing a new controller staffing policy today. read more Link to the…

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