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  • Chipotle, Jersey Mike's among new eateries opening at Orlando airport

    Chipotle, Jersey Mike's among new eateries opening at Orlando airport
    New restaurants including Chipotle and Jersey's Mike's will be opening at Orlando International Airport after a New Jersey company won a contract for the right to operate a food court for 10 years at the airside that serves Southwest Airlines. Villa...
  • Dallas sues US as fight over local airport escalates

    The city of Dallas has asked a federal court to settle a long-running fight over which airlines can operate at its airport. Under a federal law that stood for more than 30 years, airlines at Love Field could only fly to other places in Texas or a few...
  • Dallas files lawsuit to clarify Southwest-Delta gate issue at Love Field

    FORT WORTH, Texas The city of Dallas filed a lawsuit on Wednesday asking a federal court to help determine whether or not Delta Air Lines should be allowed to continue using a gate at Dallas Love Field. At issue is space at Dallas Love Field which has...
  • Dallas files lawsuit over assignment of Love Field gates

    Dallas has asked a judge to help decide the allocation process for the 20 gates at city-owned Love Field as more airlines seek to use the airport. The federal lawsuit was filed Wednesday in Dallas. A city statement says Love Field business has boomed...
  • NTSB expected to investigate close call at Midway

    NTSB expected to investigate close call at Midway
    Confusion over similar-sounding flight numbers is under investigation as the cause of a close call between two airliners taking off on intersecting runways at Midway Airport, an aviation source said Wednesday. A Southwest Airlines plane, Flight 3828, was...
  • FAA investigating close call at Chicago's Midway Airport

    Two passenger jets began to take off at the same time on intersecting runways at Chicago's Midway International Airport, prompting a controller to shout over the radio for one of the pilots to halt to avoid a collision, aviation officials said Wednesday....
  • Spirited debate

    Spirited debate
     On Saturday, June 6, 2015, I moderated a discussion between Ben Baldanza, the president and CEO of Spirit Airlines, and John Paul Rollert, adjunct assistant professor who teaches ethics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. It took place...
  • BWI seeks developer for airport hotel

    BWI seeks developer for airport hotel
    Aiming to stay competitive for jet-set travelers, the Maryland Aviation Administration is seeking a contractor to build and operate a hotel at BWI-Thurgood Marshall Airport. The agency is offering a site within a short walk of the airport where it...
  • Airlines boost on-time arrivals, reduce canceled flights

    Airlines are doing a better job lately of arriving on time and canceling fewer flights. The U.S. Department of Transportation said Thursday that 81.8 percent of flights on the nation's leading airlines arrived on time in April. That's up from 78.7...
  • Silver Airways postpones plans for new Birmingham flights

    Plans to offer nonstop commercial flights from Birmingham to New Orleans and Jacksonville, Florida have been put on hold indefinitely. AL.com reports (http://bit.ly/1IGspDH ) Silver Airways had announced the new nonstop services in April. They planned to...
  • Medical emergency diverts Southwest flight to Buffalo

    Officials say a Southwest Airlines jet bound for Connecticut was forced to divert to Buffalo when a patient suffered a serious medical emergency. WKBW-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1FarHag ) Southwest Flight 2494 departed Chicago Midway International Airport...