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Port Authority Board of Directors Select Thomas J. Winston as New President and CEO

Thursday, May 23, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio, May 23, 2019 – The Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority Board of Directors approved today the appointment of Thomas J. Winston as the new President and CEO of the Port Authority effective September 1, 2019. Thomas is currently serving as the organization’s Vice President, Administration and Chief Financial Officer.

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Toledo Express Airport Joint Economic Development District Awards Job Creation Tax Credit Grant and Provides Airport Improvement Funding

Thursday, April 18, 2019

TOLEDO, Ohio, April 18, 2019 – The Toledo Express Airport Joint Economic Development District (JEDD) Board of Directors last night awarded a $20,000 Job Creation Tax Credit Grant to Tronair in consideration of its job creation and growth within the JEDD. Additionally, the Board of Directors appropriated $71,800 of JEDD funding to the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority to be used for capital improvement projects in and around Toledo Express Airport. 

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Port Authority Launches New ParkSmart Website

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.

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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.

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Allegiant Airlines Retires MD-80 Aircraft After Nearly 13 Years at Toledo Express Airport

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.

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Port Authority Receives Ohio Economic Development Association's Best Project Award for the Cleveland-Cliffs Project at Ironville Terminal

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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.

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Port of Toledo Supports $669 Million in Economic Activity and More Than 7,000 Jobs

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.

 

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Toledo Express Airport Celebrates Allegiant's One-Millionth Passenger Traveling Through TOL

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. 

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Port Authority Board of Directors Approves Purchase Agreement for One Government Center

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.

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Toledo Express Airport Celebrates One Year Anniversary of American Airlines' Route to Charlotte

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.

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