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Chick-FIl-A holds grand opening on Walden Avenue in Cheektowaga. November 29, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Controversy brewing over a proposed second Chick-Fil-A in Western New York. The NFTA says it's revamping the food court at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, with Chick-Fil-A set to be the anchor attraction. The plan though, is running in to opposition. "The problem...
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
February 13, 2019 - 11:21 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - An airplane leaving the Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Wednesday morning hit a jet bridge. NFTA told WBEN that the accident happened at 7 a.m. when United Flight 1442 was leaving from Buffalo to Newark, New Jersey. The plane's nose connected with the jet bridge,...
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Buffalo Niagara International Airport. November 28, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brian Mazurowski
January 17, 2019 - 11:39 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - The upcoming snow storm might mean some major movement at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport, where airlines are already preparing to move or cancel flights. Those in the know say that if you're planning on traveling in or out of Buffalo this weekend, it's best to...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Mercy Flight is preparing for a big event Sunday, where they will invite the public to their hangar to check out helicopters and equipment up close and in person. The free 'Open House' Kick Off the Summer event this Sunday will allow people to learn more about Mercy Flight...
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May 29, 2018 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Ridesharing is about to turn one in New York State. How has the impact been for riders, drivers, and cab companies? Liberty Cab President Bill Yuhnke tells us that in the past year he's seen drivers leave for Uber and Lyft, and then come back to driving cabs. "That happened...
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Customers lining up at the Frontier kiosk at the Buffalo Airport (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Another option is here for travelers going to or from the Buffalo Airport. Frontier Airlines begins service from Buffalo to Austin, Texas on April 8, to Denver, Colorado April 9, and to Raleigh-Durham on April 11. The new stops will be in addition to service to Orlando and...
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Dave Debo
November 03, 2017 - 6:18 am
To help prepare for the Thanksgiving the TSA held a demostartion at Buffalo Niagara International Airport yesterday, outlining the items you can and can't put in your carry-on luggage, at a time when stuffing mix and pecan pie might be flying to Granddmother's house. HEAR IT HERE: What To Carry...
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Richard Root
August 11, 2017 - 2:46 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - A Jet Blue flight headed to San Diego from Boston was diverted to Buffalo Niagara International Airport Thursday night. NFTA Police say Jet Blue Flight 19 was headed to San Diego when several crew members reported feeling dizzy. The plane landed safely in Buffalo around 7 p...
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Richard Root
August 07, 2017 - 6:12 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - How cool would it be to book an international flight that originates out of Buffalo? It would be really cool. The NFTA says they are indeed working on trying to piece together partnerships with European-based airlines. As Buffalo and Western New York grows, and more businesses...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 06, 2017 - 5:43 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While meeting with the members of the Erie County Legislature on Thursday, officials from the NFTA defended their fees for Uber and Lyft drivers who use the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The current agreement where Uber would pay a flat fee of $180,000 while Lyft...
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