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  • Spirit reports 17.4 percent traffic increase in October vs. 2013

    Spirit reports 17.4 percent traffic increase in October vs. 2013
    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. The...
  • BWI continues international expansion with nonstop route to Los Cabos

    BWI continues international expansion with nonstop route to Los Cabos
    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. In the...
  • American Airlines makes a move to dominate at LAX

    American Airlines makes a move to dominate at LAX
    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...
  • Police Presence Increased At Bradley Airport, Rail Lines

    Police Presence Increased At Bradley Airport, Rail Lines
    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....
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    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'...
  • Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola

    Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola
    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,...
  • LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners

    LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners
    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....
  • Market could use a third airport

    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...
  • Airlines expect more travelers around Thanksgiving

     Airlines expect more travelers around Thanksgiving
    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. Meanwhile, the...
  • Bob Hope officials look into branding effort

    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...
  • The younger the baby, the easier the flight — and other tips

    The younger the baby, the easier the flight — and other tips
    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."...