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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • FAA: No survivors after Daytona Beach plane crashes in Virginia

    FAA: No survivors after Daytona Beach plane crashes in Virginia
    Police says the wreckage of a small airplane has been found in southwest Virginia, and there are no survivors. Virginia State Police spokeswoman Corinne Geller said Tuesday that she did not yet know how many people were aboard the aircraft. The...
  • Industry forecast: Summer travel will be all-time high

    Summer travel will be at an all-time high this year, with nearly 222 million passengers projected to fly on U.S. airlines between June 1 and Aug. 31. About 2.4 million passengers will travel daily, up 4.5 percent from 2014, according to a travel forecast...
  • Frequent flyer seats: Better than last year, but...

    Frequent flyer seats: Better than last year, but...
    Your chance of scoring a "free" frequent flyer domestic seat in economy class on Southwest is 100 percent, 91 percent on Air Canada, and 87 percent on JetBlue. Those are really good numbers that should encourage you to keep working on your miles or...
  • Seniors on the Go: Some attractive splurges

    Seniors on the Go: Some attractive splurges
    Now that you're about to make final arrangements for your summer trip, consider one or two splurges that might add a lot of enjoyment -- or avoid a lot of hassle -- for a reasonable price. Yes, I know that I'm supposed to concentrate on helping you keep...
  • Summer air travel set to break record, with 222 million expected to fly

    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. About 222 million passengers will take to the skies between June 1 and Aug. 31, up 4.5 percent over...
  • What airline loves LGBT Pride Month more than any other?

    What airline loves LGBT Pride Month more than any other?
    If you're going to LGBT pride festivals in Salt Lake City, Seattle and elsewhere in June, Delta Air Lines is offering discount prices on first-class tickets to get you there. The airline, which supports same-sex marriage and equal benefits for LGBT...
  • Cruise lines' fine print limits their liability, your right to sue

    Cruise lines' fine print limits their liability, your right to sue
    Question: I reserved a Royal Caribbean cruise of the Mediterranean. Shortly thereafter, Royal Caribbean notified me of the itinerary change for three of the ports. Fortunately, we had not ordered shore excursions, but I wonder who would pay the...