| Nov 11, 2014
| 7:07 AM
In October Spirit Airlines had a 17.4 percent increase in traffic (revenue passenger miles) compared to the same month in 2013, the Miramar-based carrier announced.
Meanwhile, last month's capacity, or available seat miles, increased 18.8 percent.
| Nov 10, 2014
| 6:38 PM
First it was San Jose, Costa Rica; then Reykjavik, Iceland. On Monday, officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport announced plans by Southwest Airlines — the airport's largest carrier — to begin nonstop service to Los Cabos, Mexico.
| Nov 9, 2014
| 9:00 AM
American Airlines is the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and it wants to put a stranglehold on that position.
The Fort Worth-based airline took steps to secure that post last week by moving its operations closer to its merger...
| Sep 25, 2014
| 3:49 PM
HARTFORD — Connecticut State Police will increase their presence at Metro-North and Amtrak rail lines along with Bradley International Airport, but it is not in response to a specific credible threat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 2:19 PM
O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday.
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 1:13 PM
Orlando International Airport paramedics examined a sick passenger on an incoming Southwest Airlines flight from Houston earlier this afternoon, but he was not suffering from Ebola.
The passenger, who was not named, had visited Kenya in August,...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 5:35 PM
Much the way some supermarket shoppers go through self-service checkout lines, foreign travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday began passing through automated kiosks that scanned their passports and customs information....
| Sep 25, 2014
| 7:11 AM
The Tribune has continually expressed doubts as to the viability and necessity of a third Chicago airport, tempering any support with false claims that there is no market demand for the project.
When Elk Grove Village, Bensenville and Park Ridge put...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:13 AM
The U.S. airline industry expects a slight uptick in the number of travelers flying during the busy Thanksgiving holiday period this year, unaffected by Ebola fears, according to Airlines for America, an industry trade organization.
| Nov 4, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Bob Hope Airport may soon go “back to the future” through a branding effort to highlight the airfield’s proximity to Hollywood and the many film and television studios in the San Fernando Valley.
The branding campaign is still in the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Nervous about flying with an infant?
"The younger the baby, the easier it is," said Corinne McDermott, founder of HaveBabyWillTravel.com. "Infants aren't mobile, can't touch icky surfaces, and you have control over their contact with other passengers."...