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Low-fare airline to service Rochester to Orlando (access required)

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The Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport will have a new low-fare airline on the tarmac beginning next month. Monroe County Executive Adam Bello on Wednesday announced that low-fare carrier Frontier Airlines will begin three-day-a-week service on May 20 from ...

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Greenlight Networks brings high-speed internet to Rochester airport (access required)

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Air travelers to and from Rochester will get a boost to their internet speed through a new advertising partnership between Greenlight Networks LLC and the Frederick Douglass Greater Rochester International Airport. “This partnership is about an investment in our community,” ...

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CBP officers seize $2 million worth of counterfeit items at Rochester airport (access required)

A counterfeit Gucci handbag seized by CBP officers at Greater Rochester International Airport in October. (provided)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at Frederick Douglass-Greater Rochester International Airport seized nearly $2 million worth of counterfeit items in October. CBP on Tuesday said last month officers targeted multiple shipments that totaled nearly 200 seizures of items that ...

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Airport to receive funding for safety upgrades (access required)

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Greater Rochester International Airport is slated to receive nearly $5.7 million in federal funding for improvements. The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded the airport, which soon will be known as Frederick Douglass – Greater Rochester International Airport, $5.68 million ...

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Airport to be renamed for abolitionist Frederick Douglass (access required)

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The Greater Rochester International Airport will adopt the name of the city’s most famous abolitionist. County lawmakers on Tuesday voted to change the airport name to Frederick Douglass – Greater Rochester International Airport, following a petition and bipartisan legislation co-sponosored by ...

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Rochester loses Air Canada service (access required)

Air Canada no longer offers flights out of Greater Rochester International Airport. (Photo: Air Canada)

Canada’s largest airline quietly made its last departure from Rochester Oct. 31, the same day Greater Rochester International Airport celebrated the long-awaited completion of its $79 million renovation project. Air Canada officials told Greater Rochester International Airport interim airport director ...

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