• Medford airport statistics and other news about air and ground transportation in Southern Oregon
Updated Dec 17, 2014 at 3:46 PM

Falling oil prices are certainly putting more money in consumers' pockets. But it may be awhile before airfares come down the way gas pump prices have.Economists say consumers are feeling richer and their retail and travel spending has picked up. But how soon will airline ticket prices begin reflecting falling fuel costs?"We get that question every day," said Chuck Brook of Express Travel in Medford. "From what I understand, the airlines are committed to prices they...

Updated Nov 24, 2014 at 12:41 PM

Allegiant Air today said it will resume seasonal non-stop service between Medford and Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, beginning May 22.The $250 one-way fare flights will operate Mondays and Fridays.Allegiant primarly flies a fleet of...

Updated Nov 10, 2014 at 5:57 PM

More travelers passed through the Medford airport gates last month than any October on record.The 59,458 passengers easily surpassed the 2007 record of 55,581, while topping last year's 54,046 figure by 10 percent.While September's...

Updated Nov 7, 2014 at 11:23 AM

Erickson said its net income grew 16.1 percent in the third quarter to $16.9 million, or $1.22 per share, compared to $14.5 million, or $1.05 per share, a year ago. Revenue fell 1.6 percent to $118.3 million from $120.2 million.

Updated Oct 30, 2014 at 4:38 PM

Lithia Motors might have fallen a few hairs short of expectations in the third quarter, but the bottom line was nonetheless prolific.The Medford-based auto retailer Thursday reported net earnings grew 11 percent to $34.5 million. Revenues...

Updated Oct 16, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Medford airport Director Bern Case was a bit envious when Frontier Airlines touched down in Eugene, providing service to Denver, in 2013.It was a regional airline providing more options to more potential destinations.Now, 18 months...

Updated Oct 15, 2014 at 6:52 PM

In her 15 months running a soccer supply shop on Biddle Road in Medford, Cheryl Rose has often turned to the local Small Business Development Center for advice and tools.On Saturday, Oct. 18, Rose will be among the panelists sharing...

Updated Oct 15, 2014 at 4:49 PM

Erickson Inc. said Wednesday its contract with the Navy’s Military Sealift Command for 5th and 7th fleet support has been extended.“We see this as a huge vote of confidence," CEO Udo Rieder said in a press release. "We...

Updated Oct 10, 2014 at 6:00 PM

Medford auto retailer Lithia Motors said Friday it has acquired Harris Nissan in Clovis, Calif.The store will be renamed Lithia Nissan of Clovis and will add $25 million in estimated annual revenues to the $3 billion...

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