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The Charlotte City Council on Monday unanimously approved a plan to give Charlotte Douglas International Airport almost $1.6million worth of underpaid rent.

Saturday will be a free day for visitors to the Carolinas Aviation Museum at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport.

The crew of US Airways Flight 706 returned to Charlotte Douglas International Airport a short time after the jet left about 8 p.m. for the flight to Germany.

A year into his job running Charlotte’s airport, Brent Cagle oversees $1 billion in construction. But his biggest challenge? Stepping out of his predecessor’s shadow.

How much longer will the fight over who should run Charlotte Douglas International Airport continue? There was no clear answer Thursday, as the Charlotte Airport Commission met again despite not having the power to run the airport.

Congressman Robert Pittenger and other members of the Charlotte-area delegation are hoping a third letter they sent to the Federal Aviation Administration will break the logjam around the question of who will run Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

A year ago, Charlotte lawyers asked a judge for an injunction within minutes of the General Assembly passing a bill that transferred control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport from City Council to a new commission.

The owner of a taxi company that was shut out of Charlotte Douglas International Airport filed a lawsuit Thursday against some of the major players involved in the controversial 2011 selection process, including former Mayor Patrick Cannon, former Aviation Director Jerry Orr and former tourism chief Tim Newman.

An NC Senate airport bill that just became public Tuesday morning took Charlotte officials by surprise and rekindles the fight over control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport that began last year.

U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger criticized the Federal Aviation Administration on Thursday, demanding the agency make a decision on whether a new commission can run Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

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