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Montgomery Regional Airport Reopens after Bomb Threat

The Montgomery Regional Airport has reopened following a bomb threat Thursday morning. Executive Director Willie Carter said officials are still gathering information, but it happened a few hours ago. The shutdown forced all incoming and outgoing flights to halt for the time being. No word on when they will restart. This is a developing story. Stay with Alabama News Network…

COVID Protocols In Place at Montgomery Regional Airport

As summer approaches, state’s begin to lift their mask mandates, and vaccines continue to be administered more people are choosing to travel by plane. TSA has reported over 200,000 more travelers are traveling now since the beginning of the year, and numbers continue to rise. Montgomery Regional Airport executive director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr., says MGM is also seeing an…

Residents React to Jet Crash that Claimed Two Lives

A Jet Crash took the lives of two pilots, Friday evening near the Montgomery Regional Airport. Residents who live near the crash site say they were shocked and full of emotion once they found out the magnitude of what happened. Phillip Birch, lives on Old Lamar Road, and says when he and his wife got home Friday, there were an…

Driving or Flying, Ways to Travel Safe this Holiday Season

The holiday season has always been one of the busiest times of the year to travel. This year, because of the pandemic, ensuring your safety is critical whether flying or driving. If you are choosing to fly, Montgomery Regional Airport officials encourage travelers to plan ahead, pack accordingly, and wear masks. MGM Executive Director, Marshall J. Taggart, Jr. says lines…