The NCAA Final Four is April 1st in Phoenix. There is still time to book your flight on @Allegiant from @FlyRFD to @gatewayairport and make some memories. RFD flies to Phoenix every Monday, Friday and Saturday.
This is the first time Phoenix will host the Final Four®. What an honor! The upcoming 2017 championship weekend will be one of the biggest yet.
Check out the great prices and promotions with this week's Apple Weekly Deals! You must book between March 19 and March 23. Visit flyrfd.com today for more details.
Are you heading somewhere for spring break? Check out TSA's blog for some great travel tips.
It’s almost time to spring forward and people are already taking to the sky for their spring break destinations. Below are tips and l...
As we reported last month, both Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. and Airbus had their new aircraft that were undergoing certification testing, here at RFD for testing. Now today the new Embraer 190-2 test aircraft has arrived at RFD for testing.
The E190-E2 exchanges the General Electric CF34 engine of the original model for the Pratt & Whitney PW1900G, the last member in a string of geared-turbofan engines developed for five different airframers since 2007.
That single change driv...
If you are thinking of heading to Cancun, Punta Cana or Jamaica, book between March 12 and March 16 to take advantage of Apple Vacation's Weekly Deals. Don't delay! Visit flyrfd.com for more details!
March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month in Illinois. Be sure you and your family take time to review what to do in a severe weather threat. Here's some potentially life saving tips regarding tornado safety.
Need sun? Don't forget to check out the Apple Vacation’s Weekly Deals! Destinations include Cancun, Punta Cana and Jamaica. Book between March 5 and March 9! Visit flyrfd.com for more details!
2017 has brought a real increase in business and variety at RFD and proved our capabilities to handle anything that flys.
As we reported 10 days ago, Mitsubishi Aircraft had selected RFD and AAR-Rockford as a test site for their new MRJ, Regional Jet. Now Airbus has also selected RFD and AAR-Rockford for testing of their new A321NEO. The aircraft arrived at RFD yesterday on a flight from the Airbus headquarters in Toulouse, France. The aircraft will be conducting test flights in and out of RFD for the next week.
Take advantage of Apple Vacation’s Weekly Deals! Destinations include Cancun, Punta Cana and Jamaica. Book between February 26 and March 2! Visit flyrfd.com for more details!
We want to share a spectacular photo that one of our volunteer RFD Ambassadors Jack Knox, took this weekend of the vibrant sunset from the front of the terminal.
RFD representatives, Ken Ryan and Zach Oakley, attended the #RoutesAmericas
conference this week in Las Vegas. The annual event brings together some of the most influential aviation professionals from across the region.
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation has selected RFD and AAR Corp at RFD, to do testing on their new generation Regional Jet.The MRJ for short, is a twin-engine regional jet aircraft seating 70–90 passengers manufactured by Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation, a partnership between majority owner Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Toyota Motor Corporation with design assistance from Toyota affiliate Fuji Heavy Industries, already a manufacturer of aircraft. It is the first Japanese built passenger aircraft since the 1960's.
We want to thank and congratulate our RFD Ambassadors who recently reached a milestone of volunteering 10,000 hours of their time! RFD Ambassadors are a volunteer group formed to enhance the hassle-free travel experience at RFD with a friendly smile and a serving attitude. If you are interested in learning more about the program, please visit flyrfd.com/airport-ambassadors/.
Ambassadors are volunteers who welcome passengers, share information, assist travelers with their bags and even give them a lift.
Let your career take flight with AAR! The MRO has immediate openings and is hiring 100 A&Ps this month. Apply at aarcorp.com/careers.
Thank you Go Rockford for hosting a social for the Norwegian Airlines crew last night! We are so excited to have them in Rockford for the next several months. If you see any of them around town, please welcome them to our community!
We were so excited to help host a get-together last night with local Rockfordians and the Norwegian Airlines crew staying in Rockford for the next few months! Owly Oop was a great location to hang out and see downtown!
Once again RFD showed that it can handle any aircraft flying today as a Ukrainian Antonov AN124 cargo plane arrived at RFD just before noon today
Passengers on the first ever flight from RFD to Montego Bay were treated to a preview of Jamaica this morning before departure. The festivities including food and drink; a great live raggae band, a visit from Miss Jamaica Universe and a pre boarding dance contest complete with gifts for the winners.
The first flight of the season to Cancun, operated by Norwegian Air Shuttle, on the behalf of Apple Vacations, left RFD this morning at sunrise.