blue grass airport http://wuky.org en Former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb Dies http://wuky.org/post/former-blue-grass-airport-director-michael-gobb-dies <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. -- An investigation is underway, but foul play is not suspected in the death of former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb whose body was discovered in his apartment on Wednesday.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Gobb stepped down as director of the airport in 2009, following a spending scandal.</p><p>He later pled guilty to theft by deception, but was sentenced to probation.</p><p>Gobb’s current employer Alan Stein told WKYT TV that he hired Gobb a year and a half ago as a sales executive, to give him a second chance after the scandal.</p> Thu, 12 Sep 2013 16:51:35 +0000 WUKY Staff 37453 at http://wuky.org Former Blue Grass Airport Director Michael Gobb Dies Effects of Airline Merger May Take a While for Lexington http://wuky.org/post/effects-airline-merger-may-take-while-lexington <p>LEXINGTON, Ky. - Blue Grass Airport in Lexington plans to maintain the number of flights to Charlotte, Chicago, and Dallas—at least for now. Service to those cities is provided by US Airways and American Airlines, which announced last week plans to merge in an $11 billion deal. Mon, 18 Feb 2013 17:52:33 +0000 Brenna Angel 27482 at http://wuky.org Effects of Airline Merger May Take a While for Lexington Blue Grass Airport Seeks Tax Exemption http://wuky.org/post/blue-grass-airport-seeks-tax-exemption <P>LEXINGTON, Ky. - A move to exempt Blue Grass Airport from a tax that funds mandatory sewer improvements has failed.&nbsp; Officials at Blue Grass Airport believe Lexington should give the facility a tax break.&nbsp; Wed, 26 Sep 2012 19:13:40 +0000 Stu Johnson, WEKU 21246 at http://wuky.org Blue Grass Airport Seeks Tax Exemption Full Body Scanners To Debut At Blue Grass Airport http://wuky.org/post/full-body-scanners-debut-blue-grass-airport <p><span class="article-content"><span>Travelers at Bluegrass Airport and Louisville International Airport will soon be passing through full body scanners as they board their flights. The new technology will also require some adjustment from passengers, who will be asked to remove not just metallic objects but everything from their pockets.<br /> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 18:06:11 +0000 Josh James 9997 at http://wuky.org Full Body Scanners To Debut At Blue Grass Airport