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February is Women's History Month!

MGM Airport Charging Station

Montgomery Regional Airport is making history by becoming the first airport in Alabama with an electric aviation charging station.

The airport has partnered with BETA Technologies, an electric aerospace company based in Vermont to install the first-ever electric aircraft charging station.

MGM Executive Director Wade A. Davis says it’s the future of sustainable aviation.

Sam Hobbs BETA Team member and designer of the charging installation says pilots will have no problem charging up before their next flight. The charging station is compatible with electric air and ground vehicles.

Melanie began her career as a work study student, working in the areas of news reporting, anchoring and news-gathering. After graduating from Alabama State University, she worked as a production assistant at the local NBC affiliate, WSFA-TV. As a News Director at WVAS-FM, Melanie leads her team to produce award- winning newscasts and talk shows. Her professional achievements includes News Reporter of the Year for a number of years and awards for talk show producer, by the Alabama Broadcasters Association and the Associated Press. She is an active member of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce. Her goals are to expand the reach of WVAS FM into more homes locally, regionally and nationally.