Transportation & Distribution

Dec 4, 2019

Airport authority approves $49.1M capital improvement program

With an eye on reinvesting in its infrastructure and expanding services, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority board of governors approved a $36.7 million operating budget for all three of its aviation facilities, plus a nearly $49.1 million capital improvement program for 2020.

Dec 4, 2019

Lehigh Valley to be featured in Delta in-flight magazine

The next time you’re flying out on a business trip, you might just find a little bit of home in the seat pocket in front of you.

Nov 26, 2019

United Airlines launches its newest regional plane at LVIA

United Airlines introduced its newest regional plane as part of a national tour last week, offering travelers flying out of Lehigh Valley and Harrisburg International airports the opportunity to travel first-class on short regional trips.

Nov 20, 2019

LVIA reports passenger growth continues

Lehigh Valley International Airport said it’s had consistent growth for 25 straight months now. It is reporting 77,794 passengers traveled through the airport in October, that’s an 11.56 percent increase over October of last year.

Nov 18, 2019

Public utility approves settlement that will increase water rates for Monroe, Northampton counties

Residents and businesses served by Community Utilities of Pennsylvania will face increases in water and wastewater service in Monroe and Northampton counties.

Nov 12, 2019

Allegiant adds new route to LVIA

Allegiant said it would offer service from Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, to Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport beginning Feb. 13, 2020. In addition, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route for $6

Oct 30, 2019

LVIA embarks on $22M plan for streamlined passenger traffic flow

As passenger traffic increases at Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, the airport authority has a plan for infrastructure improvements to accommodate more people.

Oct 29, 2019

Newly opened Radial looking to hire 649 for holiday season

A new Easton-area logistics center is looking to hire 649 seasonal workers to meet the increasing demands of the holiday shopping season.

Oct 28, 2019

Two logistics giants plan to merge in $12.6B deal

A real estate company with a 26-million-square-foot industrial portfolio in Pennsylvania, many of them properties throughout Lehigh Valley and Central Pennsylvania, could merge with a San Francisco-based multinational real estate investment trust.

Oct 25, 2019

$53M construction project should mean delays on 309 in Bucks, Montgomery

Work will begin Monday on a $53.5 million project to repair a 9-mile stretch of Route 309 known as the Sellersville Bypass, an area which includes a heavily traveled business corridor and could impact commuters.

Oct 25, 2019

Tax dispute weighs on supporters of Jim Thorpe’s business, tourism industry

The Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway runs a frequent train ride through Jim Thorpe but that might come to an end next month because of a tax dispute with the borough.

Oct 23, 2019

Ciocca adds three new dealerships to portfolio

The company has finalized an agreement to acquire three dealerships in the State College area.