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Tailwind to Add Café and Remodel Restaurant at TRI

February 13, 2020

Blountville, Tenn. – Beginning the week of February 17, Tailwind will begin construction on a new café area and remodeling the restaurant in the Tri-Cities Airport concourse. The first phase…

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American Airlines to Begin Dual-Class Service to DFW

February 10, 2020

Blountville, TN – American Airlines will begin dual-class service on flights to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) beginning June 4, 2020. The aircraft will have 65 seats, nine of which…

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TSA PreCheck Enrollment Event at TRI

October 11, 2019

November 11-15 The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) will be hosting a “Pop-Up” PreCheck Enrollment event at Tri-Cities Airport (TRI), November 11-15. The temporary enrollment center will be open for interviews…

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American Airlines Hiring Event at TRI

July 24, 2019

Additional positions needed for new flights to DFW Piedmont Airlines, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines, is seeking part-time ticket counter and ramp agents at the Tri-Cities Airport. A…

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American Airlines Flight 4890 Diverted to Tri-Cities Airport

June 26, 2019

Blountville, TN. – Officials at Tri-Cities Airport confirm an American Airlines flight diverted to TRI. Details below: Airline:  American Airlines (AA)Aircraft Type:  ERJ145Flight Number:  4890Origination/Departure Airport:  Charlotte, NC (CLT)Destination Airport:  Lexington,…

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Global Entry Enrollment Center Opening at TRI

May 14, 2019

Blountville, TN. –  A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Global Entry Enrollment Center will have its grand opening on Wednesday, May 22 at Tri-Cities Airport (TRI). The Global Entry Enrollment Center will…

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Aviation Celebration 2019 Coming to the Tri-Cities Airport & Tri-City Aviation

May 2, 2019

BLOUNTVILLE, TN –Aviation and history enthusiasts can view, tour and/or ride in World War II era aircraft at Tri-City Aviation between May 29-June 2, as The Commemorative Air Force (CAF) AirPower…

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Tri-Cities Airport Hosts Merit Badge Event for Boy Scouts

April 12, 2019

BLOUNTVILLE, TN –On Saturday, April 13, Tri-Cities Airport (TRI) will host an aviation merit badge event for 60 members of the Sequoyah Council, Boy Scouts of America (BSA). Held at Tri-City…

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American Airlines Offers Daily Service from TRI to DFW

April 11, 2019

Blountville, TN – American Airlines and the Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) announced nonstop service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) beginning September 4, 2019. The new service will be twice daily…

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TRI Staff Receive Awards from VFW

April 5, 2019

Blountville, TN – Sullivan County Commissioner and VFW member, Sam Jones, presented two awards to Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) staff today. Public Safety Officer Steve Wade was awarded Officer of the…

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Cossey Accepts TCAA Executive Director Position

January 17, 2019

Blountville, TN – Pending final approval by the Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA), Gene Cossey will join the Airport as executive director starting mid to late February. The TCAA will hold a…

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Airport Authority Receives $1.69 Million TDOT Grant for Aerospace Park

January 15, 2019

Blountville, TN. – The Tri-Cities Airport Authority (TCAA) has been awarded a $1,690,000 grant from the Tennessee Department of Transportation’s (TDOT) Aeronautics Economic Development Fund to further the development of Aerospace…

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