Richard Vinroot http://wfae.org en Court Punts Charlotte Airport Decision Back To Feds http://wfae.org/post/court-punts-charlotte-airport-decision-back-feds <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Still more <em>punting</em> going on in the fight for control of Charlotte Douglas International Airport: A Superior Court judge today refused to weigh-in on questions posed by federal regulators about the nature of the commission lawmakers created to run the airport.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:51:32 +0000 Julie Rose 38448 at http://wfae.org Court Punts Charlotte Airport Decision Back To Feds Charlotte Airport Battle Drags On As FAA Deliberates http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-airport-battle-drags-faa-deliberates <p>Federal regulators are refusing to deal directly with former Charlotte airport director Jerry Orr and the commission state lawmakers appointed him to lead. That's according to the commission's attorney, Richard Vinroot, who says the FAA has also made clear that its decision regarding the airport's governance will not be "expedited."&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:34:52 +0000 Julie Rose 35581 at http://wfae.org Charlotte Airport Battle Drags On As FAA Deliberates Airport Commission Attorney: City's Arguments 'Utterly Baseless' http://wfae.org/post/airport-commission-attorney-citys-arguments-utterly-baseless <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An attorney for backers of a regional commission to run Charlotte Douglas International Airport says the city's legal arguments against a transfer are "utterly baseless," because there is </span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">no </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">transfer. Rather, Richard </span>Vinroot<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> says airport would remain the city's property and the new commission to operate it would be an agency of the city.</span></p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 20:53:31 +0000 Julie Rose 32353 at http://wfae.org Airport Commission Attorney: City's Arguments 'Utterly Baseless'