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Airport officials in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Muskegon have yet to see passenger travel fully rebound to 2019 levels, but they remain optimistic about the gradual return of business travel and their ability to support capital investments.
GRAND RAPIDS — The Gerald R. Ford International Airport broke ground today on a $7.7 million operations center meant to serve as a “lifeline” by streamlining day-to-day operations and providing support in emergencies.
GRAND RAPIDS — Passenger travel has steadily rebounded since the depths of the pandemic slowdown, but Grand Rapids airport officials are concerned about the uncertainty over future business travel as well as a looming CARES Act deadline that could cause tens of thousands of layoffs at airlines.
Occupancy rates are slowly inching back up, but regional tourism leaders say it will take years for hotels to make up for lost profits caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
GRAND RAPIDS — Gerald R. Ford International Airport officials have announced a new expansion project meant to eventually support nonstop international commercial flights.
GRAND RAPIDS — A food vendor at Gerald R. Ford International Airport has notified state officials that 84 temporary furloughs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may become permanent layoffs by Oct. 15.
MiBiz growth report for August 2, 2020.
A Grand Rapids-based startup is applying sanitization techniques long used in the food processing industry to a broader range of facilities in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 in workplaces.
GRAND RAPIDS — Gerald R. Ford International Airport is trying out a new robot and other tools that disinfect using ultraviolet (UV) technology in an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19.
CASCADE TOWNSHIP — Officials at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport have launched a new campaign to ensure travelers’ safety as activity begins to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic.