(Ontario, California – June 30, 2022) – Southern California's Ontario International Airport (ONT) will be festive and busy over the long Independence Day weekend, officials said today, with passenger numbers expected to be 13% higher than the same holiday period in pre-pandemic 2019.
(Ontario, California – June 14, 2022) – Southern California’s Ontario International Airport (ONT) welcomed nearly 520,000 passengers in May – the most in a single month since the airport’s return to local ownership in 2016.
Air traffic at local airports continued to rebound in April from pandemic-induced lows, with two surpassing pre-pandemic passenger counts and Los Angeles International edging closer to its pre-Covid level.
(Ontario, California – June 8, 2022) – Ontario International Airport will receive another $10.77 million from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to invest in infrastructure improvements at the aviation gateway of choice for millions of Southern Californians.
(Ontario, California – June 2, 2022) – Job seekers interested in working at the fastest-growing airport in the United States will have the opportunity to explore hundreds of career opportunities when Ontario International Airport (ONT) hosts a Job Fair on Wednesday, June 8.
More than 25 vendors, airlines and business partners will participate in the hiring event, between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. in Terminal 1, 1940 Moore Way, Ontario. Job seekers are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress professionally.
Among participating companies and agencies: ABM Industries, Airbahn, Allied Universal Security, Aspire Lounge, Airport Terminal Services, Causewell Insurance Services, CLEAR, Delaware North, Diversity Food Brands, Dunkin, Enterprise Holdings, FedEx Express, Hudson News, JBT Airport Services, Master Landscape, Menzies, PCI, Prosegur Security, the San Bernardino County Workforce Development Department, SIA Engineering, Sierra Aviation, Subway, Traveler’s Aid, the Transportation Security Administration, Unifi Services (Frontier), United Ground Express, United Parcel Services, and US Aviation.
Aviation is one of the fastest-growing career pathways in the United States, with opportunities for advancement in fields such as aircraft maintenance, piloting and airline operations, security, customer service, and logistics and supply chain. Companies participating in the June 8 Job Fair represent all of these and more at the airport of choice for millions of Southern Californians.
ONT has been recognized as the fastest-growing airport in the U.S. four years running, and is one of the fastest-recovering airports in the world since the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“This is the perfect time to explore a career at Ontario International – one of the aviation industry’s great success stories. As we’ve continued to grow, so too have the job opportunities for residents of our community and this vibrant region we serve,” said Alan D. Wapner, president of the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA) Board of Commissioners and Mayor pro Tem for the City of Ontario.
“Veterans and local residents are especially encouraged to attend this hiring event. Ontario International Airport is an economic and employment driver for our region, and this Job Fair is one more example of our commitment to expanding career-exploration opportunities,” said Curt Hagman, OIAA commissioner and chairman of the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors.
In addition to the Job Fair, the airport is partnering with the City of Ontario and Mt. San Antonio College on a first-of-its-kind Aviation Careers Pathway – an eight-week course free of charge to high school juniors and seniors who live in the city. The airport also has partnered with Fontana’s A.B. Miller High School on a free, 10-week course, Shades of Blue, providing students with access to pilots, engineers, mechanics, air traffic controllers and other aerospace professionals.
For more information on the Job Fair, contact: CommunityEngagement@flyOntario.com.
About Ontario International Airport
Ontario International Airport (ONT) is the fastest growing airport in the United States, according to Global Traveler, a leading publication for frequent fliers. Located in the Inland Empire, ONT is approximately 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles in the center of Southern California. It is a full-service airport which offers nonstop commercial jet service to 33 major airports in the U.S., Mexico, Central America and Taiwan. More information is available at www.flyOntario.com. Follow @flyONT on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About the Ontario International Airport Authority (OIAA)
The OIAA was formed in August 2012 by a Joint Powers Agreement between the City of Ontario and the County of San Bernardino to provide overall direction for the management, operations, development and marketing of ONT for the benefit of the Southern California economy and the residents of the airport's four-county catchment area. OIAA Commissioners are Ontario Mayor Pro Tem Alan D. Wapner (President), Retired Riverside Mayor Ronald O. Loveridge (Vice President), Ontario City Council Member Jim W. Bowman (Secretary), San Bernardino County Supervisor Curt Hagman (Commissioner) and retired business executive Julia Gouw (Commissioner).