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The math behind the cost of your ticket

By Callie Polk, Marketing and Public Relations Specialist There are so many factors that go into setting airfare, so we thought we would try to break it down.  Keep in mind – we only know the basics.  The airlines have … Continue reading

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Vibrant colors dominate airport’s 20th art exhibit featuring WNC artists

The 20th Art in the Airport exhibit at Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) has unveiled lots of bright colors and textures to please any passerby. Now through mid-May, a collection of paintings, paper art and turned wood will grace AVL’s art … Continue reading

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Is your flight in season?

By Tina Kinsey, Director of Marketing, PR &  Air Service Development Air travel today is different than it was a few years ago.  Namely, airlines no longer fly empty planes, and they are flying more routes seasonally, especially from regional … Continue reading

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Yes, we are the best connected non-hub airport in America!

By Tina Kinsey, Director of Marketing, PR & Air Service Development. According to a recently released study by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology International Center for Transportation, Asheville Regional Airport is the best connected non-hub airport in the United States. … Continue reading

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Asheville Regional Airport highlights local artists in airport gallery

Fall is not only a time of changing leaves and temperatures, but also time to change the canvases and frames hanging in the Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) art gallery. From the beginning of October through January 3, 2014 the Art … Continue reading

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Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority welcomes new board member

The Greater Asheville Regional Airport Authority (GARAA) is pleased to announce the addition of a new board member, Carol Peterson. Peterson was appointed by the Buncombe County Commission to fill a vacant seat on the board, and attended her first … Continue reading

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Serving Up a Slice of PIE

Today we are thrilled to announce brand new service on Allegiant from Asheville Regional Airport to the Tampa Bay area — St. Petersburg/Clearwater International Airport, to be exact. The new flights will begin in June and will operate on Tuesdays … Continue reading

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Top Winter Destinations – Staff Picks (Part Two)

With 40 days of winter remaining, we decided it was time to share part two of our staff’s favorite winter destination choices. Winter Park, Colorado From skiing and camping to elk and ram viewing, Winter Park is a beautiful, especially … Continue reading

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Top Winter Destinations – Staff Picks (Part One)

Now that winter is officially upon us — and the world hasn’t ended yet! — we thought we’d kick off the season by sharing some of airport staff’s favorite winter travel destinations. From Operations to Guest Services, from Custodial to … Continue reading

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Seven Ways to Simplify Your Holiday Travel Experience

Back in October or November, when you booked your airline ticket for the holidays, you may have had visions of sugarplum fairies dancing in your head — or maybe it was just a vision of being with family or friends … Continue reading

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