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  • Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face

    Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face
    The new south runway is just the beginning. Over the next three years, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport plans several major projects, from refurbishing the terminals to upgrading signs, part of its $2.3 billion improvement program. Many...
  • Unattended bag forces bomb check, delayed flights

    Unattended bag forces bomb check, delayed flights
    An unattended bag found at Orlando International Airport forced a bomb-squad check and, while the bag turned out to be harmless, it disrupted activities enough to delay departures of at least nine flights Sunday evening. The bag was inspected by the...
  • Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport

    Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport
    A brief power outage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday contributed to more than 100 flight disruptions on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The widespread outage only lasted about an hour and a half, but it temporarily stopped...
  • Storm to drop wintry mess on Thanksgiving travelers

    Storm to drop wintry mess on Thanksgiving travelers
    Though temperatures neared a record high Monday, a wintry blast looms for the busiest travel day of the year Wednesday, with a mess of rain turning to snow expected along Interstate 95 and more than 6 inches of snow possible farther inland. Highways...
  • Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt

    Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt
    Midway Airport is the first airport in the world to install a bed of lightweight glass rocks beyond the end of a runway that in an emergency crumbles to bring a landing jet traveling at 80 mph to a halt, according to aviation officials. The technology...
  • How to complain about an airline to get the best results

    How to complain about an airline to get the best results
    Sooner or later, nearly everyone ends up complaining about an airline — usually aloud, but sometimes in a missive that goes to the airline. After all, you've paid your hard-earned money and you expect something in return, something you paid for....
  • BWI continues international expansion with nonstop route to Los Cabos

    BWI continues international expansion with nonstop route to Los Cabos
    First it was San Jose, Costa Rica; then Reykjavik, Iceland. On Monday, officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport announced plans by Southwest Airlines — the airport's largest carrier — to begin nonstop service to Los Cabos, Mexico. In the...
  • Southwest Airlines plans growth at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport

    Southwest Airlines is eager to expand at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, a senior executive says. New domestic and international flights are likely when improvements to Terminal 1 are done in 2017-18, Dave Harvey, senior director network...
  • Beats Music will be free on Southwest Airlines alongside Dish TV

    Beats Music will be free on Southwest Airlines alongside Dish TV
    Beats Music, the streaming service that Apple acquired as part of a $3-billion deal this year, has a new partner in the skies. Passengers on Southwest Airlines will be able to stream playlists from the Beats Music library free, the air carrier announced...
  • Southwest, Beats team up for onboard streaming tunes

    Southwest, Beats team up for onboard streaming tunes
    Southwest Airlines on Monday began offering Beats Music service aboard its Wi-Fi-enabled aircraft, the carrier said. Southwest, which carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline, said passengers can listen to pop, rock, country and...
  • Southwest, SeaWorld end partnership after 'Blackfish' backlash

    Southwest, SeaWorld end partnership after 'Blackfish' backlash
    Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain. The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...