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  • Orlando-based drone company scores a first for FAA certification

    Orlando-based drone company scores a first for FAA certification
    Orlando-based CineDrones recently got the blessing of the FAA to operate drones at low levels for filming. The new certification is believed to be the first in the U.S. for a drone model used by Cinedrones, the DJI INSPIRE 1, at or below 200 feet...
  • New airlines this year? Not likely

    New airlines this year? Not likely
    Don't look for any big new start-up airlines this summer. Ironically, now that the airline business is finally profitable, the number of new entrants seems to be at an all-time low. This year's innovations are coming from established players, not...
  • Fast-growing Asian aviation confronts safety challenges

    For Asia's aviation industry, the growing pains have just begun. A year of disasters, the disappearance of Flight 370 and financial turbulence highlight the challenges confronting the world's biggest air travel market, where governments, regulators and...
  • JetBlue adding flights to Albany, N.Y.

    JetBlue adding flights to Albany, N.Y.
    JetBlue Airways plans to add daily nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale and Orlando to Albany, N.Y., on Dec. 10, the New York-based carrier announced Monday. From Fort Lauderdale, the Albany flight will depart at 9:14 a.m. for arrival at 12:07 p.m....
  • O'Hare drops in world rankings for passenger traffic

    O'Hare drops in world rankings for passenger traffic
    O'Hare International Airport retook the crown for the world's busiest airport last year, but dropped a couple of ranking spots for the number of passengers that fly in and out, according to new data from Airports Council International. Counting...
  • Southwest Airlines CEO gets 24 percent boost in compensation

    Southwest Airlines Co. earned a record profit last year and the CEO benefited with a 24 percent increase in compensation, to $5 million. Southwest detailed 2014 compensation for Chairman and CEO Gary Kelly in a regulatory filing Monday. The bulk of...
  • American Airlines scrubs West Palm Beach-to-Los Angeles flight

    American Airlines scrubs West Palm Beach-to-Los Angeles flight
    Less than two years after its launch, American Airlines is canceling its non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Los Angeles effective May 7. The once-daily flight started in November 2013 and was projected to generate 23,000 visitors and a total...
  • Virgin America's 'Blah Airlines' film will bore you -- and earn you miles

    Virgin America's 'Blah Airlines' film will bore you -- and earn you miles
    Why did Virgin America make a 5 hour and 45 minute film about the most boring plane ride ever? "Blah Airlines Flight 101" is an ad campaign and movie (likely not an Oscar contender) rolled into one. It is to debut Friday at the Dallas International Film...
  • With runway under repair, skies above NYC could get crowded

    The closure of a runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport could create a traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer. The main arrivals runway at Kennedy will be closed for repairs and resurfacing for about five months starting at the...
  • Tri-Rail opens Miami airport station

    Tri-Rail opens Miami airport station
    Catching a flight at Miami International Airport? Getting there by train from Broward and Palm Beach counties is about to get a lot easier. On Sunday morning, Tri-Rail was set to begin running commuter trains into a $92 million station that's just...
  • Summer delays at New York metro airports?

    Summer delays at New York metro airports?
    NEW YORK — The closure of a runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport could create a traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer. The main arrivals runway at Kennedy will be closed for repairs and resurfacing for about five...