| Jan 22, 2014
| 9:09 AM
Copa Airlines will begin new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama four times a week starting July 11, the carrier announced Wednesday.
Fort Lauderdale will be Copa's fourth destination in Florida and its tenth in the U.S. The airline...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:00 PM
International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year.
So it's no...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 8:24 AM
Miami International Airport will welcome two new international carriers in coming months, airport officials announced this week.
InselAir Aruba will launch new service between Oranjestad, Aruba and Miami, starting April 11. The flights will operate...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:15 AM
On a Saturday morning in December, well before the sun was up, 3-year-old Bobby Mercado was up and ready to go. His destination: the North Pole.
First came the long drive to Washington Dulles International Airport, a ride which, despite light traffic,...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:07 PM
SEATTLE — Waving angry signs and clenched fists, several hundred union members rallied Thursday afternoon for a vote against a contract that would cut their benefits but guarantee that Boeing Co. builds its latest wide-body jet in the Puget Sound...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 7:00 AM
WASHINGTON -- Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac collected $7.9 billion from large financial institutions to settle suits over bad mortgage-backed securities purchased by the seized housing finance giants during the subprime housing boom, their federal regulator...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Here's a business practice likely to keep booming in 2014: corporate extortion.
We don't mean extortion of corporations, as is practiced by Somali pirates or entrepreneurial Russians. We mean extortion by corporations.
In this field the victims are...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 5:16 PM
EVERETT, Wash. -- The union hall closest to Boeing Co.'s biggest manufacturing operation swarmed with activity Friday afternoon, as hundreds of machinist union members queued up to vote on the aerospace giant's latest contract.
The International Assn....
| Jan 7, 2014
The narrowly approved contract agreement between Boeing and its Washington state workforce will be hailed by some as a victory for the canny, hardball brinkmanship of Boeing's management and the knuckle-under economic pragmatism of the International...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Anyone following last Friday's epochal vote in Washington state on a union contract at Boeing could tell from the workers' comments in various forums that the key issue wasn't whether the contract was good or bad, or even whether Boeing was a good or...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 9:31 PM
SEATTLE — After battling for months with Boeing Co.'s leadership, the company's largest union approved an eight-year contract that trades hard-fought pension benefits for the right to build the 777X airliner — a bitterly fought concession that...