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  • Amtrak isn't about profits

    Amtrak isn't about profits
    What's good about being older is you lived the history of certain events. One that I witnessed was the reason Amtrak came to exist. Prior to 1971, passenger trains were operated by the private railroad companies. Over time, it was obvious the train...
  • Latin American bidders vie for Portuguese flag carrier

    The Portuguese government says it will hold talks with two Latin American airline operators to decide which of the two will be sold a 61 percent stake in state-owned flag carrier TAP Air Portugal. The government said in a statement Thursday that bids...
  • Purdue's airport to receive $11.25M upgrade this summer

    Purdue University's airport is getting an $11.25 million renovation that will be largely paid for by the Federal Aviation Administration. WLFI-TV (http://bit.ly/1LotgqB ) reports the Purdue Board of Trustees approved the project last week to renovate the...
  • Summer air travel to break record

     Summer air travel to break record
    Brace yourself for crowded airports and full planes this summer, as air travel is expected to hit a record high, according to a report released Monday. Some 222 million passengers will take to the skies between June 1 and Aug. 31, up 4.5 percent over...
  • Bird nerd: Hummingbirds are the jewels of summer

    Ah, to be a true snowbird. Imagine winters in a tropical paradise, lolling under palm trees in balmy temperatures, or in the shade of a tropical jungle canopy in a lush rainforest. Once the chill of winter shakes off, you get to enjoy summers with...
  • Southwest expanding its OIA maintenance hangar

    Southwest expanding its OIA maintenance hangar
    Southwest Airlines announced Wednesday it is spending $9.5 million to expand and renovate its maintenance hangar at Orlando International Airport. The airline intends to add 20,000 square feet to the facility, as well as new paint, administrative offices...
  • Summer skies: airlines to fly record number of passengers

    A record number of travelers are expected to take to the skies this summer thanks to a rebounding economy. U.S. airlines will carry 222 million passengers between June 1 and Aug. 31, topping the summer of 2007 when 217.6 million people flew, Airlines for...
  • Reg Henry: Cranks see new item to drone on about

    As founding president and sole member of the American Society of Curmudgeons (motto: "All Progress Isn't and Your Modern Music Stinks Too") it falls to me to look askance at various societal changes. When it comes to such changes, the sky literally is...
  • JetBlue to add Philly flights from Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 19

    JetBlue to add Philly flights from Fort Lauderdale on Nov. 19
    JetBlue Airways plans to add Philadelphia to its growing roster of destinations from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Beginning Nov. 19, JetBlue will add nonstop service twice a day between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Philadelphia...
  • JetBlue to offer Mexico City flights from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando

    JetBlue Airways is adding another Latin American city to its route map — Mexico City. Starting Oct. 1, travelers will be able to hop aboard new nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to the Mexican metropolis — its 35th destination...
  • Startup Avatar Airlines turns to crowdfunding

    Startup Avatar Airlines turns to crowdfunding
    Fledgling Avatar Airlines is taking to the Internet to pay for its wings. The startup based in Boca Raton still does not have federal approval to fly, but it has set up a crowdfunding site in an attempt to raise $5 million for initial costs....