General Mitchell Airport http://wuwm.com en Mitchell Airport Rumored to Be Courting Low-Cost International Airlines http://wuwm.com/post/mitchell-airport-rumored-be-courting-low-cost-international-airlines <p></p><p></p><p>Though Milwaukee's General Mitchell International Airport has seen passenger travel drop in the last couple of years, some analysts think the trend may turn.</p><p>Not only are current carriers in the market stabilizing, but new reports suggest the airport is actively trying to recruit low-cost international carriers.</p><p>Milwaukee Business Journal reporter Stacy Vogel Davis says though the overall trend has continued downward, December numbers showed a modest increase in passengers using the Milwaukee airport.</p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 22:27:48 +0000 Mitch Teich & Stephanie Lecci 27350 at http://wuwm.com Mitchell Airport Rumored to Be Courting Low-Cost International Airlines Why did Frontier Airlines Pull Out of Milwaukee? http://wuwm.com/post/why-did-frontier-airlines-pull-out-milwaukee <p>Just as recently summer last year, all was well between <a href="http://www.flyfrontier.com/" target="_blank">Frontier Airlines</a> and Milwaukee. The airline had been touted as the new major player in the Milwaukee market since it was bought by its parent company <a href="http://rjet.com/" target="_blank">Republic Airways</a> Holdings in 2009. Frontier’s hub at General Mitchell airport was bustling with more than 80 departures a day. And it seemed that most of the hard feelings had dissipated after Republic folded hometown favorite Midwest Airlines into Frontier’s operations and brand. Fri, 10 Aug 2012 15:34:24 +0000 Stephanie Lecci 1506 at http://wuwm.com Why did Frontier Airlines Pull Out of Milwaukee?