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  • 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...
  • Orlando airport set to approve new $1.8 billion terminal

    Orlando airport set to approve new $1.8 billion terminal
    The leaders of Orlando International Airport are moving forward with construction of a $1.8 billion southern terminal, despite the objection of two large airlines. Airport Chairman Frank Kruppenbacher said Monday the airport is growing at an accelerated...
  • Chicago airports on best and worst lists for summer delays

    Chicago airports on best and worst lists for summer delays
    O'Hare International Airport is one of the worst big airports to fly from during the summer because of flight delays, while Midway is one of the best, according to a study released Tuesday. Among the 50 busiest U.S. airports, O'Hare summer flights...
  • Jetliner makes emergency return to LAX after fuel spill at terminal

    A Honolulu-bound jetliner that leaked hundreds of gallons of fuel at a passenger terminal before takeoff returned to Los Angeles International Airport on Monday afternoon after a fuel warning light activated in the cockpit, sources said. Hawaiian...
  • 3 Southwest Airlines baggage handlers, 11 others accused of smuggling drugs

    3 Southwest Airlines baggage handlers, 11 others accused of smuggling drugs
    Three Southwest Airlines baggage handlers at Oakland International Airport are among 14 people charged with bypassing airport security in order to smuggle several hundred pounds of marijuana across the country, according to a criminal complaint unsealed...
  • 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...
  • Financial incentives lure international carriers to Orlando and Sanford

    Being the home of Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and other attractions no longer seems to be enough to lure an international airline to the area's two main airports. Money now plays a key role – and both Orlando International Airport and its...
  • Letter: Bob Hope Airport isn't user friendly

    The operators of the Bob Hope Airport appear to be running the airport into the ground. In addition to high parking prices, scarcity of reasonably priced nonstop flights to major West Coast cities and high air fares compared to Los Angeles International...
  • What you should know before flying with a gun

    What you should know before flying with a gun
    Here's the first rule for bringing a gun onto a plane: Don't forget you have it with you. "Most people just forget," said Kevin McCarthy, the Transportation Security Administration's federal security director at Midway Airport. "The two most common...
  • Orlando International Airport tram death ruled an accident

    Orlando International Airport tram death ruled an accident
    The 32-year-old man who was killed a week ago while operating an Orlando International Airport tram, suffered "blunt-head trauma,'' an official confirmed Friday. Adam Lee's death was ruled an accident, but his autopsy report has not been finalized,...
  • The ultimate selfie? You and a 28-foot-tall lily at Denver's airport

    The ultimate selfie? You and a 28-foot-tall lily at Denver's airport
    If you like your lilies big -- super-sized, in fact, and ideal for selifes -- swing by Denver International Airport before the end of July to see a 28-foot-tall steel sculpture in the Great Hall of the Jeppesen Terminal. "Denver Lily" was recently...