Brent Cagle http://wfae.org en Airport Extends...And Cancels Controversial Taxi Contract http://wfae.org/post/airport-extendsand-cancels-controversial-taxi-contract <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Amid an FBI investigation, a city ordered review and claims that corruption was at the heart of the original process, the Charlotte airport is re-opening its controversial taxi contract.</span></p><p> Wed, 28 May 2014 13:35:20 +0000 Tom Bullock 51793 at http://wfae.org Airport Extends...And Cancels Controversial Taxi Contract Amid Allegations, Airport Extends Review Of Taxi Contract http://wfae.org/post/amid-allegations-airport-extends-review-taxi-contract <p>The head of Charlotte Douglas International Airport says he will take an extra 30 days to decide the fate of the airport’s taxi contract.&nbsp; That contract is up for renewal. But allegations of corruption has led Interim Aviation Director Brent Cagle to look at what legal options he has in seeking a new deal. He made the announcement last night, while airport staff briefed the city council on the process that lead to the contract in the first place.&nbsp; It was a briefing with some holes.</p><p> Tue, 13 May 2014 06:12:35 +0000 Tom Bullock 50800 at http://wfae.org Amid Allegations, Airport Extends Review Of Taxi Contract Yes, Taxi Contract Under Review, But... http://wfae.org/post/yes-taxi-contract-under-review <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Officials at Charlotte Douglas International are examining if they should continue to allow just three taxi companies sole rights to pick up passengers at the airport. This after renewed charges a pay-to-play scheme determined those slots. But the airport may have no choice but to extend the controversial contract.</span></p><div> Wed, 30 Apr 2014 19:28:02 +0000 Tom Bullock 50032 at http://wfae.org Yes, Taxi Contract Under Review, But... City Manager Carlee: Orr's Removal From Airport 'Simply Business' http://wfae.org/post/city-manager-carlee-orrs-removal-airport-simply-business <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>US Airways called it "disappointing." House Speaker Thom Tillis called it "incredibly irresponsible" and "unwise."&nbsp; But Charlotte City Manager Ron Carlee says his decision to install a new director of the Charlotte Airport was "simply business."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Fri, 19 Jul 2013 21:44:27 +0000 Julie Rose 31723 at http://wfae.org City Manager Carlee: Orr's Removal From Airport 'Simply Business'