UPS is currently hiring for part-time package handlers for multiple shifts. UPS offers competitive pay and weekly bonuses up to $200 based on hire date. For more information visit the careers page at upsjobs.com.
Pinnacle Logistics, a fun, dynamic aviation cargo warehousing operation located at RFD, is hiring for warehouse agent positions! Pay starts at $11 per hour and the company is offering a $250 weekly seasonal bonus for perfect attendance in November which increases to $300 a week in December. Open interviews will be conducted Monday through Friday from 9 am to 4 pm at 60 Airport Dr. through the first week of November. Forklift and lead positions are also available. For more information or to apply online, please visit the link below.
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RFD was honored to have Sen. Tammy Duckworth tour the Chicago Rockford International Airport and the AAR Corporation facility today before holding a news conference here to discuss workforce development.
A B747-400 cargo charter operated by Kalitta Air landed at RFD this morning. This is the second flight to RFD in the last seven days. Kalitta Air is a FAR 121 Air Carrier and a leading provider of air cargo transportation, offering both scheduled and chartered transportation services
Last night, RFD was honored to present the "Newsmaker of the Year" award during the annual Freighter's World conference in Chicago. Ken Ryan, Director of Business Development represented RFD and the recipient of the award was Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.
A 747 cargo charter operated by Kalitta Air landed at RFD yesterday with a second one scheduled for next Thursday. Kalitta Air is an FAR 121 Air Carrier and a leading provider of air cargo transportation, offering both scheduled and chartered transportation services worldwide.
UPS will be hiring 2,000 seasonal workers at its Rockford hub at RFD. Additional hires will be needed for the increase in volume UPS sees over the holiday season and includes package handlers, drivers and driver support. If you are interested, please visit the careers link below.
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Once again RFD is hosting a unique aircraft. The New England Patriots B767-300 made its first flight today from San Bernardino to RFD for FAA certification testing over the next several days at RFD.
This morning RFD played a role in hurricane relief. A cargo jet arrived at RFD to pick up and transport Red Cross relief supplies bound for St. Croix and St.Thomas in advance of Hurricane Irma. Another flight is scheduled for this evening.
Join AAR this Wednesday for an Aviation Job Fair from 7 am-7 pm. The event will take place at their location at RFD. Learn more and apply at aarcorp.com/careers.
We are excited to host the Tough Mudder full and half at RFD this weekend! Register today and save by clicking the link below. https://goo.gl/HvYWi3
Today, along with U.S. Senator Richard J. Durbin and U.S. Congresswoman Cheri Bustos, we hosted a groundbreaking event to celebrate recent funding from the Federal Aviation Administration. Members of Illinois’ congressional delegation recently announced more than $10.5 million is headed to RFD. Of that money about $5.5 million will go toward funding the second of three phases of a terminal expansion plan. The remainder of the funds will be used to expand the cargo apron to provide more aircraft parking. The airport has received nearly $24 million in federal funding since 2015.
One of only 2 flyable B-29's left in the world, paid us a visit today to do some pattern work. Nice surprise to see this rare piece of history again.
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Recently we received a request from the family of a special needs daughter who loves airplanes. We arranged for a VIP tour of RFD for her and her father today. She got to watch the UPS operation, watch passenger flights, visit several of our tenants hangars, go inside several planes and got a demonstration of how the Airport's Crash Rescue trucks operate. It was a pleasure to meet Erin and her father. She brightened our day today!
Once again, "Air Horse One" made a stop at RFD this morning to deliver race horses running in the "Arlington Million" this weekend. Air Horse One is a specially equipped B727-200ADV set up to transport race and show horses through out the Country.
Once again this afternoon, RFD served its role as primary diversion airport for airlines operating out of O'Hare Airport in Chicago. RFD received nine diverted flights including flights from Mexico, Japan, Austria and Panama.
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Wings of Freedom Tour arrived at RFD this morning