The National College Football Champion Clemson Tigers arrived at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Tuesday afternoon to hundreds of cheering fans peering through a fence at the charter terminal's parking lot.
The players quickly deplaned to board buses for the caravan back to Clemson.
A conference center and passenger business center was on display Wednesday at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.
The 1,734-square-foot conference center can be subdivided in three rooms of 571-, 573- and 590-square feet and can host 90-seated visitors. Cocktail receptions/parties and other standup events can be accommodated.
More than 31,000 passengers will make their way through Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer Tuesday through Sunday for Thanksgiving travel.
The 31,655 projected passengers represent 3,141 more than last year during the same period.
AAA Carolinas projects that two million Carolinians will journey 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving, with 670,000 South Carolinians and just under 1.4 million North Carolinians traveling.
This represents a 1.9 percent increase over 2015. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period is defined as Wednesday, Nov. 23, to Sunday, Nov. 27.
A new $2 million above ground fuel farm is in place at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport in Greer.
Cerulean, GSP’s new fixed base operator, which goes into effect Jan. 1, will service all aircraft. The fuel farm is scheduled to begin service Dec. 15.
Le Jardin, a 55-acre exclusive, gated community, received Greer City Council’s blessings on first reading Tuesday night.
The development is located at the intersection of Brockman McClimon and East Howell Road.
Travelers possessing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones are reminded traveling with them through Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and all U.S. airports are prohibited.
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx said an emergency order banning the devices would take effect at noon Saturday. That order includes all domestic flights and international flights to or from the United States, according to the FAA.
Greenville will host first and second round games of the 2017 NCAA men’s basketball championship at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena on Friday and Sunday, March 17 and 19.
Furman University and the Southern Conference will serve as co-hosts.
The Gibbs Cancer Center and Research Institute in Greer just became a lot more accessible to patients seeking clinical access and treatment for cancer care.
The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District becoming the fixed base operator for commercial and general aviation under the Cerulean brand is another avenue for cancer patients having access to the cancer institute.
The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District is taking over as the fixed base operator (FBO) at the GSP airport.
Cerulean Aviation begins on Jan. 1 when Stevens Aviation’s 10-year contract expires New Year’s eve.
Updates on current projects and unveiled plans for future groundbreaking innovations highlighted a business meeting co-hosted by Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport and Southwest Airlines at the Spartanburg Marriot Hotel on Friday.
Dave Doty, Senior Manager of Business Development for Southwest, and Dave Edwards, GSP District President and CEO, both laid out an expanded partnership between the airline and airport as well as updating airport projects and hinting at new improvements in the works for future travelers.
More than one million passengers have enplaned at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport, officials of the airport district announced.
GSP compared the past 12 months with the same period in 2015, on a rolling 12 months count. The airport is reporting more than one million departing passengers for the past three months – May, June, July. It’s the first time in its 54-year history GSP has had more than a million passenger enplanements.
Senator International will begin scheduled international cargo service in and out of Greenville-Spartanburg International in Greer.
Senator International is a global German-based freight forwarder, that will provide convenient delivery of cargo services into the region that include South Carolina, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee and Georgia.
The brakes have been put on GSP’s plan to acquire a driverless, technology-controlled personal rapid transit system (PRT).
Greenville-Spartanburg Airport commissioners agreed to pause on a decision for a more-than $24 million, battery powered, pod car system that would transport travelers from the economy parking lot to the terminal in 5-7 minutes, according to Peter Muller, PRT Consulting.
The South Carolina Ports Authority (SCPA) Board of Directors has allocated $1.6 million to expand the Inland Port at Greer in fiscal year 2017.
The expansion will extend the port’s operation west near Moore Avenue. An additional $600,000 has been allocated for FY 2018 to complete the expansion for a $2.2 million investment.
Parking rates at Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport will increase beginning July 1.
GSP commissioners approved the increase that will occur for the first time in 14 years.
Passengers departing Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport Tuesday morning via B screen flights will go through the new TSA centralized screening checkpoint.
It will be the first time passengers will experience the new centralized screening area that is a vital part of the $125 million Terminal Improvement Project (Wingspan).
The South Carolina Airports Coalition, which includes Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport (GSP), Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE), Myrtle Beach International Airport (MYR) and Charleston International Airport (CHS), received the Outstanding Business Award Tuesday as a part of the 2016 Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards hosted by the Greenville Chamber of Commerce and the Riley Institute at Furman, in partnership with Upstate Chambers.
The award is given to a business that exhibits leadership in promoting diversity and inclusion internally and serves as an example for others to follow.
May 18, 2016
The Greater Greer Education Foundation awarded $13,000 in scholarships to 13 students from six high schools in the Greater Greer area Wednesday afternoon at Greer City Hall. Students were selected by the guidance department of each school and submitted to the Foundation. The Foundation in turn will present scholarship funds to the technical school or college on behalf of the student.
Wolfgang Puck is bringing his signature restaurant, The Kitchen, to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport as part of the $125 million terminal improvement project.
The restaurant is the Piece de resistance of the Grand Hall that will house commissioned artworks of the historic upstate, other restaurants and amenities that will brand GSP as one of the most contemporary airports of its kind.