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Direct flight from Augusta to D.C. to resume in the spring

American Airlines plans to bring back a direct flight from Augusta Regional Airport to Reagan National in Washington, D.C., in March.
By Tim Rausch | Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014

Finalists named for airport director

The search for a new executive director at Augusta Regional Airport has been narrowed to four finalists.
By Meg Mirshak | Monday, Dec. 22, 2014

Airport seeks holiday performers

Augusta Regional Airport is searching for musicians, singers and theater groups to perform at the airport terminal during holiday travel days.
Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Therapy dogs comfort air travelers

Dogs will be roaming the main terminal and gate area of the Augusta Airport to spread happiness and entertainment to travelers who might feel tense about flying,
By Wesley Brown Staff Writer | Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Airport plan looks at runways, facilities

Although Augusta Regional Airport is projected to gain an estimated 141,000 departing passengers by 2033, an additional runway won?t be needed to meet the growth, according to consultants ...
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Meeting planned on airport's master plan

An open house to gather input on Augusta Regional Airport's master plan update is Wednesday.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Aug 26, 2014

Passengers unhappy as direct D.C. flights end

Moments after exiting US Airways flight 3767, the reality hit Myrna Quiles. "This was really the last direct flight from D.C.?" the Augusta resident asked out loud. "I don't like that. I don't ...
By Doug Stutsman | Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Direct to D.C., but not from Augusta

Starting Thursday, anyone flying out of Augusta for the nation's capital will need to lay over in either Charlotte, N.C., or Atlanta. The direct flight ends Wednesday, a casualty of the merger of ...
By Tim Rausch | Friday, May 30, 2014

Reservation system leads to lost revenue for Augusta airport

A flawed online reservation system used by private aircraft flying into Augusta during the Masters Tournament cost Augusta Regional Airport more than $67,000 in lost revenue.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, May 29, 2014

Airports prepare for Masters rush

Augusta-area airports have scheduled extra commercial flights and hired additional staff to accommodate thousands of additional travelers flying into the city during its biggest tourist week of ...
By Meg Mirshak | Saturday, April 5, 2014

Airport continues effort to sever ties with city

The appointed body that governs Augusta Regional Airport is continuing a push to become an airport authority not subject to the will of the Augusta Commission.
By Susan McCord | Thursday, March 27, 2014

D.C. flight ending in June

Augusta was one of 17 cities that lost nonstop flights to Reagan National Airport as part of American Airlines' merger with US Airways.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Query about D.C. flights just brings runaround

By | Saturday, March 1, 2014

Airport panel goes slowly on oversight change

Despite some support to end county oversight of Augusta Re­gional Airport, the airport's governing board rejected a resolution Thurs­day that would favor the proposal to cut down on red ...
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Weather cancels flights

Nearly all commercial air flights arriving and departing Augusta Regional Airport have been canceled for the remainder of today because of inclement weather.
By Meg Mirshak | Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Man arrested at Augusta airport for gun in bag

An Aiken man was arrested at Augusta Regional Airport after security personnel found an unloaded handgun in his carry-on bag Thursday morning.
By Jenna Martin | Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014

Work begins to restore nonstop flight

When Augusta's direct flight to Washington's Reagan National Airport ends in a few months, travelers flying to the nation's capital need to continue starting their trips in Augusta, leaders said.
By Meg Mirshak | Friday, Jan. 17, 2014

Augusta losing D.C. flight

American Airlines Group announced Wednesday it’s ending nonstop service from Augusta Regional Airport to Washington’s Reagan National Airport.
By Meg Mirshak | Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014

Airport parking rates increase

Fliers departing Augusta Regional Airport will pay more per day to park their cars in long- and short-term parking lots.
By Meg Mirshak | Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Airport honored for safety

Augusta Regional Airport was one of five airports in the southeast to win the Airport Safety Mark of Distinction.
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013
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Christmas Eve rains to dry up

If Wednesday seemed particularly wet and dreary, you would be right. The day broke the record for the wettest Christmas Eve that Augusta has ever had.
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