UPS first to receive approval for drone airline

A UPS subsidiary announced it has received the U.S. government’s first full Part 135 Standard certification to operate a drone airline. The company will initially expand its drone delivery service further to support hospital campuses around the country, and to provide solutions for customers beyond those in the healthcare industry.

Meggitt expanding manufacturing capacity in Danville

Meggitt PLC is investing nearly $83 million in a 95,000-square-foot expansion, creating 83 jobs. Upgrades will include new carbon furnaces at the facility, which currently employees 200 people.

eCommerce means big business for Kentucky companies

Companies can reach 80% of the world’s population in less than 48 hours when shipping from Louisville, helping eCommerce companies scale and meet demand.

Kentucky awarded $11M in federal aviation discretionary grants to boost aviation

Two Kentucky general aviation airports received nearly $11 million in federal discretionary grants to boost safety and economic development within the state’s vibrant aerospace industry.

Amazon’s Bezos breaks ground on NKY airport hub

Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos drove a front loader in Kentucky to break ground on a new $1.5 billion Prime Air hub at an airport near Cincinnati.

Eastern Kentucky University to open 4 aviation maintenance schools

Opportunities for aviation maintenance technician training in Kentucky will reach new heights next year thanks to a new Eastern Kentucky University program launched this month.

UPS completes transformative facility, distribution expansion at Louisville hub

The expansion project, located at Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport, tripled the size of the UPS facility to over 1 million square feet and doubled the company’s sorting capacity to 85,000 packages per hour.

National Infrastructure Week highlights need for increased funding in Kentucky

With National Infrastructure Week around the corner, many American businesses, workers, elected leaders and everyday citizens are uniting under one message, “Let’s Build for Tomorrow – Staring Now.”

Muhammad Ali International Airport Visitors Take Advantage of Free Louisville Pure Tap® Water

Over the past six months, 200,000+ travelers have filled a reusable bottle with Louisville Pure Tap® water from water fountains at Louisville’s airport.

New SDF-LAX flight saves travelers time

April marked the inaugural direct flight from SDF to LAX – Louisville’s most-requested route. Over 1,100 people fly from Louisville to the L.A. region weekly. Plus, the flights took off just in time for Derby!