Finalists for Name The Blimp contest revealed

AKRON, Ohio — After receiving nearly 15,000 submissions for its national “Name the Blimp” contest, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has selected 10 finalist names for its newest blimp.

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Goodyear unveils new blimp, launches contest to find name

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company recently unveiled an all-new, state-of-the-art version of its world-famous icon, the Goodyear Blimp. The new airship is larger, faster, and more maneuverable, according to company officials. [Read more...]

Goodyear Blimp retires, becomes a snow bird

AKRON, Ohio — Like many Ohioans, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s Akron-based blimp, the Spirit of Goodyear, has become a “snow bird” and is leaving northeast Ohio’s snow and cold for a retirement in the sunshine and warmth of Florida.

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Construction begins on newest Goodyear Blimp

AKRON, Ohio — The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has begun construction of the first of a new generation of airships to replace its fleet of blimps.

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