Southwest Airlines urged business travelers to use the carrier's service from Grand Rapids, Mich. "To be successful, the business community must support Southwest Airlines," said Ron Ricks, an executive with Southwest, in a speech to the Economic Club of Grand Rapids. The airline started service 14 months ago from the the Gerald R. Ford International Airport.
A man was arrested without incident at the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich., after a loaded handgun was found by Transportation Security Administration agents in his carry-on luggage. Business owner Jason Emanouil said he forgot to remove the gun from his bag and was released after posting bond.
Airport officials at Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids, Mich., will invest $300,000 over a three-year span to replace flight-status monitors. The upgrade will offer "improved integration with flight information data feeds from airline, enhanced visual paging, additional user features, and overall system reliability," officials said.