Wednesday, February 27, 2019
TOLEDO, Ohio, February 27, 2019 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority has launched a new website for ParkSmart, its downtown Toledo parking provider. The site, www.parksmart.org, will improve the ability to find downtown Toledo parking information on its three parking garages and on-street parking meters, as well as information on how to pay parking citations.
Port Authority Continued to Improve and Develop Toledo Express and Toledo Executive Airports in 2018
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
TOLEDO, Ohio, January 16, 2019 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority had another successful and productive year for the operation and development of Toledo Express Airport (TOL) and Toledo Executive Airport (TDZ). The Port Authority made significant capital improvements to both airports and saw an increase in passenger service at TOL.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
TOLEDO, Ohio, November 20, 2018 – Toledo Express Airport (TOL) bids farewell to Allegiant Airlines’ McDonnell Douglas MD-80 aircraft after serving the Toledo market for nearly 13 years. The MD-80 will depart TOL for the last time on Wednesday, November 21, 2018, at 9:26 a.m., and will fully retire from Allegiant’s fleet by the end of November.
TOLEDO, Ohio, October 23, 2018 – For the second time in three years, the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority received the Ohio Economic Development Association’s (OEDA) coveted “Best Project” award. The Ohio Economic Development Association presented the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority with the award for The Cleveland-Cliffs Project at Ironville Terminal at its 2018 Annual Summit held October 17-18 in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio Economic Development Association’s annual excellence awards program recognizes economic and workforce development achievements throughout Ohio. The Best Project category recognizes outstanding and innovative projects in economic and business development that retain or generate jobs and investment.
Thursday, October 18, 2018
TOLEDO, Ohio, October 18, 2018 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority is pleased to share the results of The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership’s Economic Impacts of the Port of Toledo, a report documenting the many contributions made by the Port Authority and Great Lakes Seaway Shipping to the City of Toledo, Lucas County, State of Ohio and Great Lakes region.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
TOLEDO, Ohio, September 26, 2018 – Toledo Express Airport (TOL) celebrates today Allegiant’s one-millionth passenger flying through TOL on the 1:24 p.m. flight to Punta Gorda Airport (PGD). Passengers who were on board the 1:24 p.m. departing Allegiant flight each received a $100 airline voucher as a token of appreciation for choosing to fly Allegiant out of Toledo Express Airport.
Thursday, August 23, 2018
TOLEDO, Ohio, August 23, 2018 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Board of Directors approved today a purchase agreement with the State of Ohio to purchase Michael V. Disalle Government Center. The State of Ohio will transfer title of the building to the Port Authority for one dollar. The Port Authority Board of Directors also approved today $1 million in reserve funds to provide an operating fund for the operation of the building at start-up.
Wednesday, August 22, 2018
TOLEDO, Ohio, August 22, 2018 – Toledo Express Airport (TOL) celebrates today the one-year anniversary of American Airlines’ twice-daily flight to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The addition of this service to TOL helped drive the airport’s fifth consecutive year-over-year increase in passenger service for 2017. A total of 196,937 passengers flew through TOL last year – a nine percent increase over 2016 – and marks the highest passenger total at TOL since 2008. The momentum is continuing in 2018, as the airport is expected to see its sixth consecutive year-over-year increase this year.
TOLEDO, Ohio, June 14, 2018 – Due to strong demand, American Airlines will soon increase capacity by 26 percent out of Toledo Express Airport (TOL) by adding larger aircraft that will offer first class seats when flying to Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). The new aircraft, Bombardier CRJ-700s, are equipped with 63 seats, which include nine first class seats, eight main cabin extra seats and 46 main cabin seats. The first CRJ-700 flight to CLT is scheduled to depart TOL at 1:37 p.m. on September 5, 2018. The addition of CRJ-700s to Toledo Express Airport marks the first time an airline has made first class seating available since July 2001.
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
TOLEDO, Ohio, April 25, 2018 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority reports a 40.7 percent increase in passenger traffic at Toledo Express Airport in March 2018 when compared to the same month last year. Last month, 27,709 passengers flew through the airport, which is the highest monthly passenger count the airport has seen since March 2008. American Airlines showed a 122.89 percent increase for the month of March when compared to March 2017, largely due to the addition of the new twice daily route to Charlotte. Allegiant also showed a positive increase for the month of March, with a 10.15 percent increase over the same month last year.