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Air Transportation

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  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway

    Officials downplay security breach by Southwest Airlines stowaway
    San Jose airport officials are downplaying a security breach that occurred earlier this week when a 62-year-old woman with a history of trespassing bypassed checkpoints and boarded a Southwest Airlines flight to Los Angeles without a ticket. John...
  • Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares

    Consumer groups, airline industry debate what's fair on fares
    Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices. Consumer...
  • Airlines compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil. American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
  • Non-Functioning Gun Found At Bradley Airport

    Non-Functioning Gun Found At Bradley Airport
    WINDSOR LOCKS — A Waterbury man was charged Monday afternoon when authorities found a non-functioning gun in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint in Bradley International Airport, state police said. Angel Santiago, 32, of Rawley Avenue, was...
  • SeaPort Airlines to start Burbank-San Diego flights in October

    SeaPort Airlines to start Burbank-San Diego flights in October
    SeaPort Airlines, a small Oregon-based airline that serves routes in nine states, will begin service between Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and San Diego International Airport (SAN) starting in October. The trip takes 65 minutes on Cessna planes that each...
  • FAA's well-founded caution on flights to Israel

    To the editor: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statement last week about the Federal Aviation Administration's brief ban on U.S. flights to Israel — that "there's no reason whatsoever for the mistaken FAA decision to instruct American...
  • Airline to offer nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport to San Diego

    Airline to offer nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport to San Diego
    A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1. A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1. SeaPort Airlines, which...
  • Spirit posts $65 million second-quarter profit

    Spirit Airlines profit soared in the second quarter, fueled by additional flights and higher passenger demand. Net income rose 54 percent to $64.8 million or 88 cents a share, compared to $42.1 million or 58 cents in the same quarter a year ago, the...
  • Consumer groups continue fight over airfare advertising

    Consumer groups continue fight over airfare advertising
    Consumer groups continued marshaling forces on Tuesday, a day after the House passed a bill that would allow airlines to advertise fares without all the taxes and fees included, amounting to bait-and-switch pricing, they claim. However, the airline...
  • Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-bodied jets

    Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-bodied jets
    The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport continued Monday with the approval of a new $900-million terminal that will add gates for wide-bodied aircraft and help eliminate a major inconvenience for travelers. Airport commissioners...