Commission Chooses New Airport Manager

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission voted to hire Ann Crook, director of aviation for the Elmira Corning Regional Airport in central New York, to manage the county-owned airport.

Airport Commission Faces Funding Shortfall for Rescue Building

Plans for a combined Airport Rescue and Firefighting building at Martha's Vineyard Airport have been approved, but there is a $3 million funding shortfall.

Acting Airport Manager Will Step Down

Deborah Potter will resign effective next month, airport leaders announced Thursday. Mrs. Potter has been heading operations at the airport since August, when former manager Sean Flynn left his post.

Airport Moves Ahead on New Building Plans, Begins Manager Search

Architects working for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission outlined new plans for an air rescue and firefighting building. The commission also discussed the search for a new manager.

Airport Manager's Tenure Marked by Controversy from the Start

It was a 10-year tenure that began and ended in controversy, with enough plot twists in the middle to fill a Victorian novel. Sean Flynn, then acting manager, was named manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport in December 2005.

Airport Manager Sean Flynn Resigns

The embattled manager of the Martha’s Vineyard Airport has resigned, formally severing his contract and ending months of acrimony and legal tussles with the airport commission. A severance agreement has been approved.

In Formal Step, Airport Commission Puts Manager on Paid Leave

Airport manager Sean Flynn has been placed on administrative leave with pay, following a Friday morning closed-door session with the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission.

Airport Faces Strict New Deadline from FAA on Lagging Rescue Building

The Federal Aviation Administration has given the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission a deadline of Dec. 31 to finish designing an aircraft rescue and firefighting facility that is already years behind schedule.

Talks Begin Over Terms for Airport Manager's Departure

Attorneys for the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission and embattled airport manager Sean Flynn met this week in Boston in an effort to negotiate the terms of Mr. Flynn’s exit.

Manager on the Sidelines, Commissioners Detail Problems at Airport

While manager Sean Flynn remains out of the office, airport commissioners provided new details about their decision to put him on leave. Among other things, the FAA issued a letter of investigation following a failure to correct operational deficiencies.

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