| Aug 22, 2014
| 10:55 AM
When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future.
It will also bring unprecedented noise....
| Aug 11, 2014
Southwest Airlines began revolutionizing the jet-setting world of air travel roughly four decades ago with its no-frills service and helped reshape the U.S. airline industry into the mass transit system of the sky — complete with overcrowding,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 6:15 PM
United Airlines is upending its frequent-flier program, basing MileagePlus awards on dollars spent rather than miles flown in a shift that rewards big-spending corporate travelers, its most profitable customers.
The decision, announced Tuesday,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 10:52 AM
Beginning next year, United frequent fliers will accumulate awards miles based on the cost of a ticket, not on the number of miles flown.
United's change is good news for those who buy expensive tickets (read: wealthy fliers and business travelers,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 12:14 PM
United Airlines joined several of its competitors by revamping its loyalty points program to base its rewards system on total dollars spent, not on miles traveled.
Other carriers such as Delta, Southwest and JetBlue have announced similar changes...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Another airline is eyeing Fort Lauderdale-to-Jacksonville service.
JetBlue Airways announced Wednesday that it will begin twice-daily nonstop service between the destinations starting Oct. 29. The news comes a day after regional carrier Silver Airways...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Somerset pitcher Anthony Molina, Pine Crest shortstop Zack Kone and American Heritage-Delray shorstop Jonathan India have accepted invitations to participate in Perfect Game’s National Showcase events in Fort Myers this month. ...
| May 14, 2014
| 10:56 AM
With fares remaining stable, customer satisfaction with the airline industry is at a record high, according to an annual study released Wednesday.
On a 1,000-point scale, customer satisfaction reached 712, a 17-point increase from the same study last...
| May 17, 2014
With the brutal winter now in the rear view mirror, many Americans are planning to take summer vacations, recent travel surveys show.
The majority of Floridians — 81 percent — expect to take at least one summer trip of 50 miles or more...
| May 15, 2014
| 8:31 PM
at JetBlue Park, Fort Myers
Ocala Trinity Catholic 3, Pensacola Catholic 1
Tallahassee North Florida Christian 6,
Orangewood Christian 3...
| May 20, 2014
Your best chances of scoring a "free" frequent flyer domestic seat are on Southwest and JetBlue, a repeat of last year's performance. That's from the latest Switchfly Reward Seat Availability Survey, produced by IdeaWorks. US Airways replaced perennial...