How a coalition plans to use incentives to attract more nonstop flights to Louisville

July 25, 2017 By Caitlin Bowling
Insider Louisville

The Louisville Airport Authority, Greater Louisville Inc. and the city’s economic development arm Louisville Forward have all lobbied for new and increasing air service out of Louisville. Now, a new nonprofit coalition will formally bring those efforts together under a single umbrella.

On Monday, business leaders, investors and government officials announced the formation of a coalition called the Louisville Regional Airlift Development, a nonprofit that aims to attract more nonstop air service out of the Louisville International Airport.

Luke B. Schmidt, president of Louisville-based consultancy firm L.B. Schmidt & Associates, will lead LRAD’s air service development project.

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