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Air Transportation

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  • Peer-to-Peer Services Combine Car-Sharing With Airport Parking

     
    Want to offset some of that vacation cost or make a few extra bucks while on a business trip? Enter FlightCar, a sort of Airbnb for your ride. The San Francisco-based company launched at San Francisco International Airport in February......
  • People Express told to leave Newport News/Williamsburg airport terminal

    People Express told to leave Newport News/Williamsburg airport terminal
    The Peninsula Airport Commission gave People Express notice to leave the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport terminal Monday because the company has not paid the airport approximately $100,000 in passenger facility charges. The money has...
  • 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...
  • Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt

    Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt
    Midway Airport is the first airport in the world to install a bed of lightweight glass rocks beyond the end of a runway that in an emergency crumbles to bring a landing jet traveling at 80 mph to a halt, according to aviation officials. The technology...
  • A flier's delight: Lauderdale airport to offer 80 new eateries, shops

    A flier's delight: Lauderdale airport to offer 80 new eateries, shops
    You won't be able to complain about a lack of restaurants — or good ones — at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport anymore. In the not-too-distant future, you'll be able to grab a burger from Wendy's, enjoy Cuban cuisine from...
  • Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport

    Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport
    The Santa Monica Airport has long been embattled. City officials and nearby residents have made no secret of the fact that they are weary of it, especially as larger and larger private jets take off from and land on its single runway. Neighbors, some...
  • Airport kiosks and mobile check in to expand

    Airport kiosks and mobile check in to expand
    If you’re a tech-savvy traveler, the future looks bright for you. Some of the biggest airports in the world are planning to invest heavily in technology that will let you check in with a mobile device or on an electronic kiosk and board your plane...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face

    Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face
    The new south runway is just the beginning. Over the next three years, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport plans several major projects, from refurbishing the terminals to upgrading signs, part of its $2.3 billion improvement program. Many...
  • 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...