Category: Toledo Air Service

Discussing Great Lakes Aviation

The Treece Privatization Plan: Market & Marketability Study

After going through a week plus of stories questioning them form the The Toledo Blade, the Treece family released the first substantial part of their privatization plan. The Market and Marketability Assessment ( was prepared by Airport Business Solutions out of Tampa, Florida.

October 2013 Passenger Statistics

After a down September, Toledo Express Airport passenger statistics resumed their upward momentum for October.  With Fort Myers/Punta Gorda resuming mid month, Allegiant accounted for all of the growth at an increase of 78.6%.  American Airlines operated by American Connection/Chautauqua showed a decrease of 3.4%.  Overall, the increase was 21.5% over October 2012.  Below are…
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Are TOL/TDZ Privatization Talks Realistic?

A local (family) investment group ran by Dock Treece under the name Treece Investment Advisory Corp., along with his sons Dock David and Ben, have made public they are nearing the end of a study on taking over the operations of both Toledo Express Airport and Toledo Executive Airport. The facilities are currently owned by…
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Airport Committee Meeting: True Market Study Highlights

The April Airport Committee Meeting provided a few highlights of a recently completely true market study. The study completed by Sixel Consulting analyzed the Toledo market between October 2011 and November 2012. The size of the Toledo Express catchment area is 981,000 residents which generates over $526 million in revenue per year for air travel…
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April Airport Committee Meeting Review

Today the Toledo Lucas County Port Authority Airport Committee met for its (typically) monthly meeting. There was a lot covered in the meeting in respect to passenger traffic, cargo operations, and also military operations. The meeting included a lot of positives and also some items to raise awareness before they become concerns. Passenger Service Good…
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NWOAC March Meeting Wrap

The Northwest Ohio Aviation Council held it’s March meeting on the evening of the 28th at Grand Aire. During the meeting, discussions were held on the impact of looming FAA cuts that may cause the Toledo Express ATC tower to close from 12AM until 6AM daily. Due to the high profile nature of this action,…
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