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SYR Announces Winners of Poetry Contest

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today the winners of the “Poetry in Flight” contest at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). The aviation/travel themed poetry contest is a celebration of “National Poetry Month” – observed each April – in conjunction with the YMCA of Central New York’s Downtown Writers Center (DWC) […]

SYR Earns Coveted ACI Health Accreditation

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) has earned the Airports Council International (ACI) Airport Health Accreditation. Of the 519 commercial service airports in the United States, SYR is one of just 41 airports to earn this accreditation. SYR achieved this status through an extensive […]

Southwest Airlines to Launch Daily Flights at SYR

Syracuse, New York –Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) and the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that Southwest Airlines will launch its first-ever regularly-scheduled flights from Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). The world’s largest low-cost carrier will begin nonstop service from SYR on November 14, 2021, to Baltimore, MD (BWI) and Orlando, FL (MCO) […]

Press Conference and Media Availability

Syracuse, New York – The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) will be hosting a press event at 1:00 PM today – Thursday, June 10, 2021, to unveil details of an air service announcement at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). The event will also serve as an opportunity for media to have access to a wide […]

American Airlines Announces Nonstop Service to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport

Syracuse, New York –American Airlines and the Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that American Airlines will begin nonstop service from Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) on August 17, 2021. “We are obviously incredibly excited that American Airlines has chosen SYR for new nonstop service to DFW,” said […]

SYR Launches Poetry Contest

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today the launch of “Poetry in Flight,” a month-long poetry contest at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). The aviation or travel themed poetry contest is a celebration of “National Poetry Month” – observed each April – in conjunction with the YMCA of Central New York’s […]

SYR Gears up for Increase in Spring Break Travelers

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that preparations are underway for an expected increase in spring break travelers at Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR). While passenger traffic has been down about 73% compared to pre-pandemic levels for most of the first three months of 2021, an announcement from New York […]

SYR Wins Bid to Host Federal Drone Detection and Mitigation Program

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) has been chosen as a host airport for the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) “Airport Unmanned Aircraft System(s) (UAS) Detection and Mitigation Research Program.” The FAA issued a solicitation for expressions of interest to airport operators on September 4, […]

Matte Black Lounges to Launch Special Offering at SYR

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that Matte Black Lounges has chosen Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) for a special 10-day offering of their premium lounge experience. The special offering of this all-inclusive lounge will run from Thursday February 25th through Saturday March 6th. Access to The Lounge at SYR– […]

American Airlines Launches Seasonal Nonstop Service to Miami

Syracuse, New York –The Syracuse Regional Airport Authority (SRAA) announced today that American Airlines will launch limited seasonal, nonstop service to Miami International Airport (MIA) during the month of February. Travelers departing Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) will be able to trade Upstate New York’s snow and cold for the sun and warmth of south […]