Talks Begin Over Terms for Airport Manager's Departure
Remy Tumin

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.

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Manager on the Sidelines, Commissioners Detail Problems at Airport
Remy Tumin
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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Airport Manager Will Step Down
Remy Tumin

Martha’s Vineyard Airport manager Sean Flynn is leaving his job, the chairman of airport commission said Thursday, capping months of tension over operational issues and workplace disputes. “We’re negotiating an amicable separation,” commission chairman Myron Garfinkle told the Gazette.

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FAA Finds Deficiencies at Vineyard Airport
Remy Tumin
The airport is under an Oct. 15 deadline to correct several deficiencies in airport operations or face potential sanctions, including loss of its status as a commercial airport. The airport manager has taken an unscheduled vacation.
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Legal Spending at Airport Sees Steep Climb
Steve Myrick

For the second year in a row, legal spending is sharply up at the Martha’s Vineyard Airport, due largely to the recently-concluded lawsuit with the county over control and authority at the airport.

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Airport Prevails in Long-Running Legal Skirmish With County
Steve Myrick

A superior court judge Monday handed a victory to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission, ending a costly protracted legal battle with the Dukes County Commission over control of the Island’s only commercial airport.

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Airport Commission Elects Officers, Vows to Get Back on Track
Steve Myrick

The embattled Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission met briefly this week to elect new officers and set a short-term agenda which includes a review of financial affairs at the Island’s only commercial airport.

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In Latest Skirmish With Airport, County Responds to Open Meeting Law Complaint
Steve Myrick

At a special meeting marked by bitter acrimony Thursday, county commissioners recast their controversial votes from last month when they ousted two airport commissioners and appointed three new ones.

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Airport Commission Stuck on Hold
Steve Myrick

The Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission is in a state of limbo amid a dispute over authority to call a meeting and uncertainty about the recent seating of three new commissioners.

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County Issues Blunt Response on Airport Appointments
Steve Myrick

Reacting this week to a letter from a leading state aviation official questioning their recent choice of appointments to the Martha’s Vineyard Airport Commission, Dukes County commissioners said they stand behind the appointments.

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