The National Transportation Safety Board said the cause of the crash will be revealed upon the completion of the investigation. But, the report does detail facts uncovered thus far, including what the pilot reported about the plane as it was experiencing an issue shortly after takeoff.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is rolling out his infrastructure plan this week, and the first proposal would privatize the nation’s air traffic controllers, including the 17 that direct takeoffs and landings at Bradley International Airport.
Norwegian, a discount airline, announced Thursday it is establishing limited transatlantic service from Bradley International Airport to Scotland as it expands in the Northeast, basing aircraft and crews at T.F. Green Airport in Providence and Stewart International Airport in New York’s Hudson Valley.
Connecticut is waiving landing fees and helping with promotion in return for American Airlines resuming daily non-stop service between Bradley International Airport and Los Angeles, beginning June 2. Based on an average landing fee of $676, the subsidy will cost about $238,000 annually.
Aer Lingus’ commitment to Connecticut came after a year in which Gov. Dannel P. Malloy lobbied the Irish government, chatted up airline officials on his way to the Paris Air Show, enlisted local corporations and, ultimately, offered a $4.5 million guarantee against losses in each of the first two years, plus $5 million in other inducements.