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  • AirTran booking website and loyalty program move to Southwest

    AirTran booking website and loyalty program move to Southwest
    Fliers looking for AirTran Airways flights won't find them on Airtran.com anymore. The website now introduces customers to Southwest Airlines, which bought the airline in 2011 and, by the end of the year, promises to have fully integrated the two...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free

    JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free
    Starting next year, passengers will no longer get their first checked bag free as one of the perks of flying JetBlue Airways. On Wednesday, the New York-based carrier announced that it will launch a new fare structure in the first half of the year that...
  • Inversión millonaria mejorará el aeropuerto de Fort Lauderdale

    Inversión millonaria mejorará el aeropuerto de Fort Lauderdale
    En el transcurso de los próximos tres años, el Aeropuerto Internacional de Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood planea varios proyectos de gran envergadura, desde mejorar los terminales hasta cambiar los letreros y avisos, como parte de un programa de mejoramiento...
  • JetBlue cutting legroom, adding checked-bags fee for some fliers

    Free checked bags on airlines are not extinct, but soon they will be harder to find. To boost revenue, JetBlue Airways announced plans Wednesday to eliminate free checked bags for its lowest fares and squeeze the legroom on most of its planes. Those...
  • Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags

    Southwest takes jab at JetBlue over fee for checked bags
    Southwest Airlines in a blog Wednesday touted its new status as the only domestic carrier not to charge a fee for checked baggage, after JetBlue Airways said it would begin charging. Southwest carries more passengers from Chicago than any other airline....
  • Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL

    Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL
    Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...