Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Detroit, Michigan, USA - June 8, 2013: Delta Airlines Boeing 747 "Jumbo Jet" being serviced at the gate at Detroit Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (DTW) in preparation for pushback. (Credit: iStock.)

Delta Air Lines 747s Flying Into Retirement

Delta has announced it will be retiring its iconic, double-decker, Boeing 747 airplanes by the end of 2017.

CBS Detroit–10/21/2014

Virgin Atlantic will begin flying a Detroit-London route in 2015. (Source: Virgin Atlantic.)

Stylish Virgin Atlantic Adds Detroit-London Route

Virgin Atlantic will begin offering daily flights between Detroit Metro Airport and London Heathrow Airport in the summer of 2015.

CBS Detroit–09/03/2014

Detroit Metro Airport . (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Detroit Gets High Flying Feature in Delta Air Lines Magazine

Delta Air Lines in-flight magazine prominently features a number of stories about the resurgence of the city of Detroit in this month’s issue.

CBS Detroit–08/04/2014

Officials at Detroit Metropolitan Airport unveil the new automated passport control kiosks. (By Edward Cardenas)

New Passport Technology Arrives At Metro Airport

Officials at Metro Airport unveiled a new automated passport control kiosks which help speed international passenger processing.

07/31/2014

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Detroit Metro Airport Gets Automated Customs Technology

New technology at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport aims to make the U.S. customs process a little easier for international travelers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/30/2014

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AT&T Wireless Service Takes Off At Metro Airport

AT&T customers flying in, or out, of Detroit Metropolitan Airport are utilizing the top ranked wireless network, according to an independent study.

CBS Detroit–07/13/2014

A high-end outlet mall is being proposed for Romulus, near Detroit Metropolitan Airport. (Source: New England Development.)

Upscale Outlet Mall May Land Near Metro Airport

Company officials said the mall, which has a planned opening in 2016, will have shaded pedestrian concourses and architecture “inspired by the unique character of Detroit and southeast Michigan.”

CBS Detroit–06/05/2014

Detroit Metropolitan Airport

Aerotropolis Effort Rebrands As ‘VantagePort,’ Hires CEO

Forget Aerotropolis. Instead, the effort to create a transportation, logistics and manufacturing hub around Detroit Metropolitan and Willow Run airports is being rebranded as VantagePort.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/18/2013

Detroit Metro Airport . (WWJ Photo/Mike Campbell)

Metro Airport To Convert To LED Lighting In Parking Structures

Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) announced this week that it will replace all 6,050 lighting fixtures in both of its parking structures and increase the number of fixtures by 19 percent — yet still save 66 percent on its annual power bill, by switching to light-emitting diode (LED) lights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/17/2013

Expanded Michigan Flyer Service Gets Approval

Plans by a shuttle service that serves travelers at Detroit Metropolitan Airport to expand trips between East Lansing and Ann Arbor have been approved.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/29/2013

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