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  • Flight crew killed in Fla. military helicopter crash identified

    Flight crew killed in Fla. military helicopter crash identified
    Members of a seasoned, Louisiana-based National Guard crew who died last week in a helicopter crash off the Florida coast had done tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan and participated in humanitarian missions after Gulf Coast hurricanes and in the...
  • O'Hare taxi passengers, drivers often in holding pattern

    O'Hare taxi passengers, drivers often in holding pattern
    The number of taxi trips from O'Hare International Airport to Chicago is setting records, according to the city, but a half-century-old system of staging and summoning cabs leaves passengers and drivers alike stuck in sporadic logjams during peak travel...
  • Growing Spirit Airlines to hire 1,500 workers in 2015

    Growing Spirit Airlines to hire 1,500 workers in 2015
    Spirit Airlines will hire 1,500 workers this year as it adds new aircraft and flights across its network, the airline says. The low-cost airline, based in Miramar, is the No. 2 carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport with 18.6 percent...
  • Real-estate agents eager for drone-rule changes

    Real-estate agents eager for drone-rule changes
    Video of Orlando-area neighborhood rooftops, backyards and docks — even in exclusive enclaves — could become public fodder on real-estate sites under federal plans to loosen drone restrictions. Even though the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Traveler numbers dip slightly at Bob Hope Airport

    The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport declined in December and January, compared to the same months a year prior, but passenger traffic for the 2014 calendar year, as a whole, was essentially flat, according to the latest statistics....
  • Noise complaints at O'Hare soar in January

    Noise complaints at O'Hare soar in January
    O'Hare jet noise complaints hit a new monthly record — 39,500 — in January, the Chicago Department of Aviation reported Friday. It was a more than six fold increase over the 6,321 noise complaints made in January 2014, airport noise...
  • US Airways flier program to merge with American's in 30 days

    American Airlines says it will combine its frequent-flier program with that of US Airways within the next 30 days. That means the end of US Airways' Dividend Miles program, a casualty of the 2013 merger of the two airlines. American Airlines Group Inc....
  • Senate confirms transportation safety board chairman, member

    The Senate has voted overwhelmingly to confirm a lawyer with a history in aviation and transportation safety to head the National Transportation Safety Board. Christopher Hart's nomination was approved 97 to 0. The Senate also approved by a voice vote...
  • Malaysia vows action if controller slept when MH370 vanished

    Malaysia's transport minister on Thursday vowed to take stern action against an air traffic control supervisor if it is confirmed that he was asleep on the job when Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared a year ago. An interim investigation report last...
  • NAVIGATING TURBULENCE: Amid challenging conditions, a cautous approach seems prudent as officials seek to keep airport competitive

    When People Express announced that it planned to bring low-cost commercial air service to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, we did not hide our excitement. At the time we hoped the new carrier would take up some of the slack left when...
  • United cutting 69 jobs at PBIA, 115 at MIA

    United cutting 69 jobs at PBIA, 115 at MIA
    United Airlines plans to lay off 69 employees in transportation and warehousing at Palm Beach International Airport, as well as 115 at Miami International Airport. The employee cuts would take effect between May 17 and 31, according to a notice the...