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Eugene Airport

Lane Transit District will not be providing bus service to the Eugene Airport after November 30th. The one year pilot program between LTD, Lane Community College and the City of Eugene was a response to long-standing community interest.

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United Airlines is bringing its mainline jet service back to the Eugene Airport. As of Thursday the larger capacity planes will fly to and from San Francisco.

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This is the busiest time of year for the Eugene Airport. Over 34,000 travelers are expected at the airport during the Christmas and New Year holidays.

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Eugene's usually sleepy airport is going to be bustling this week with Thanksgiving flyers coming and going.

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The bus will take people to and from the Eugene Airport starting next month. It's a service that's been in demand for years.

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The Eugene airport plans to move a popular art installation during a construction project. This has caused some concern in the community, but the "flying people" aren't going away.

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If you've always wanted to work for the TSA, now's your chance. The Transportation Security Administration is hiring full and part time workers at the Eugene Airport.

To be one of those people who runs the x-ray machine and pats down passengers traveling by air, you have to be at least 18. Applicants also must be high school graduates, American citizens, or U.S. nationals, and speak English proficiently.

Nico Melendez is a TSA spokesman out of Los Angeles. He acknowledges the job can be tough.

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Photos were taken Friday evening, June 12. 

Karen Richards

The blimp flying over Eugene the past few days is on a summer farewell tour. Goodyear’s 13-year old “Spirit of America,” is being decommissioned in August.

The blimp is being replaced by a zeppelin, a more maneuverable craft with some internal structure. Eddie Ogden is a historian for Goodyear. He says Eugene is a great location for customer appreciation flights:

Ogden: “We came in to Eugene, because first of all we haven’t been here since 2007, and it was a good stop on the way up to Washington where the U.S. Open is being held.”

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This fall, Eugene air passengers will have a new nonstop flight option. Horizon Air announced today (Monday) they're adding daily direct flights to San Jose.

San Jose was identified over five years ago as an underserved market. A partnership between the Eugene Airport and several economic development groups secured a half-million dollar grant to help establish the new service. Dave Hauser is President of the Eugene Chamber of Commerce:

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