News Room

United Announces Service between AVP and Washington, DC

Avoca, PA – The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) announced today that United Express will offer Northeastern Pennsylvania travelers daily service between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and United’s hub at Washington-Dulles International Airport (IAD), beginning October 4, 2018. United Express will offer up to two nonstop, round-trip flights daily between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Washington-Dulles using a 50-seat regional jet aircraft…. Read more »

AA Expands Service to Charlotte and Philadelphia; Adds Non-Stop Chicago O’Hare from AVP

The Bi-County Airport Board and Team AVP are pleased to announce the expansion of air service from American Airlines from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) to Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT), Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD). American will add a 4th daily flight to both Charlotte and Philadelphia effective April… Read more »

Public Meeting for the Airport Master Plan Update

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport will hold an informational public meeting to review details of the Airport’s Master Plan Update. McFarland Johnson, the Airport Master Plan consultant, along with representatives from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, will discuss the draft study findings to date. The public meeting will be held in the Airport Terminal Arrivals Area, 100 Terminal… Read more »

TSA PreCheck Enrollment Currently Being Offered at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport

Avoca, PA  – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is currently offering TSA Pre✓® enrollment at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) from August 28-September 1, 2017. How many times have you stood in line at the airport watching others breeze through security with no hassle? By enrolling in TSA Pre✓®, you too can breeze through security…. Read more »

AVP Responds to Allegiant’s Decision – New Potential Strategic Opportunities on the Horizon at AVP

Avoca, PA – In light of a recent decision by Allegiant indicating their plans to discontinue service at the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport (AVP) effective sometime in January 2018, the Airport has issued the following press release: Since their commencement of service from the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport in June of 2012, Allegiant has partnered with AVP… Read more »

TSA raising aviation security baseline with stronger domestic security measures

To ensure the security of airline passengers and the nation’s airports, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is implementing new, stronger screening procedures for carry-on items that require travelers to place all electronics larger than a cell phone in bins for X-ray screening in standard lanes. Following extensive testing and successful pilots at 10 airports, TSA plans to expand these measures to all U.S. airports during the weeks and months ahead.

Airport to Hold Annual Fire Training; Other Regional Airports Participating

Avoca, PA – Carl R. Beardsley, Jr. Executive Director, announced that the Kellogg Fire Training Simulator returns to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport for three days of Intensive Firefighter training, on May 18-20, 2017. For the 14th year, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport offers this course to our Airport employees and other regional Airports, as well as… Read more »