Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Tom Puckett
August 09, 2017 - 4:55 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) A tense few moments at Buffalo Niagara International Airport after a flight crew reported smoke in the flight deck Wednesday afternoon. The emergency landing happened during a flight from Chicago to Montreal. The plane had 53 passengers and three crew members aboard. No one...
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Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Cheektowaga police are continuing to investigate a fatal hit and run incident that occurred early Tuesday morning in front of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. Police say a man was killed in the incident just before 5:00am. The incident shut down a large stretch of...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 26, 2017 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – During the tour of the checked-luggage area of the Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Tuesday , WBEN received a behind-the-scenes look at the complex and technological process involved in transporting your luggage safely from one airport to another. However, mistakes do...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
July 18, 2017 - 2:57 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Frontier Airlines announced on Tuesday that they will launch service domestically to five cities from the Buffalo Niagara International Airport. The five cities are Denver, Fort Myers, Miami, Orlando, and Tampa. Service to Denver will begin in Spring 2018 while service to the...
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Tom Puckett
June 23, 2017 - 5:43 pm
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) The NFTA has announced ridesharing agreements with Lyft and Uber at Buffalo Niagara International Airport. These are separate agreements: Uber will pay a flat fee of $180,000, and Lyft will pay a per transaction fee of $3. This will allow Uber and Lyft to both “Drop off” and...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - At Buffalo Niagara International Airport NFTA Transit Police Chief George Gast said, "It does happen occasionally. We have had to remove passengers from flights for various reasons." Gast said it normally comes at the request of the pilot or the officer in charge of the...
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Air Travel Following Storm
by Susan Rose
March 15, 2017 - 11:53 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo Niagara International Airport is getting back on its feet. Runways are open and operating. The message board was full of canceled flights Wednesday morning, but the situation is getting better with each passing hour. Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority Public...
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