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Air Transportation

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  • New Bahamas air charter cleared for takeoff

    New Bahamas air charter cleared for takeoff
    A new scheduled air charter service is booking flights between Fort Lauderdale and three Bahamian destinations, as well as Key West. The service will launch April 2 after receiving approval from the U.S. Department of Transportation, said iJet...
  • Three new eateries open at Fort Lauderdale airport

    Three new eateries open at Fort Lauderdale airport
    The food options are improving at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Three eateries have opened in Terminal 4, the first wave of restaurants heading there as part of a multiyear modernization project. The new outlets — Casavana...
  • OIA launches curbside valet parking opening Wednesday

    OIA launches curbside valet parking opening Wednesday
    Orlando International Airport launched curbside valet parking Wednesday morning. The service started at 6 a.m. for travelers flying with Alaska Airlines, JetBlue and American Airlines at Terminal A; and United and US Airways in Terminal B, said...
  • Delta flight returns to Los Angeles after pilots report emergency shortly after takeoff

    The pilots of a Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Minneapolis declared an emergency soon after takeoff Tuesday when they began having trouble controlling their Boeing 757. Flight 2116 safely returned to Los Angeles International Airport after...
  • Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90

     Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90
    Donald Munger spent almost half of his 33-year Chicago police career in what he often said was "the best job he ever had" — commanding lieutenant of the O'Hare International Airport detail. He'd say that despite being around the deadliest aviation...
  • Ontario airport worth much less than L.A. is asking for, audit says

    Ontario airport worth much less than L.A. is asking for, audit says
    In Ontario's legal battle to gain control over LA/Ontario International Airport, a new audit contends that the sale price offered by Los Angeles is inflated by at least $181 million. If Ontario wants the airport back, Los Angeles officials have said,...
  • Kitson wants candy-gate investigated at LAX

    Kitson wants candy-gate investigated at LAX
    Travelers flying in and out of Los Angeles International Airport should stay clear of the chocolates sold at the airport’s two Kitson shops. That warning comes from Kitson itself. The L.A.-based boutique that sells novelty souvenirs is in a...
  • Southwest continues to improve on-time rates

    Southwest continues to improve on-time rates
    Southwest Airlines shot up the leaderboard for on-time rates in November, continuing a trend for the carrier and its largest airport for departures, Chicago's Midway Airport, according to data released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation....
  • Southwest's on-time rates: Better but not best

     Southwest's on-time rates: Better but not best
    Southwest Airlines, whose customers endured chronic delays for more than a year, is improving its on-time performance after changing its schedule in the summer, according to federal and industry reports. The dominant airline at Midway airport has ranked...
  • New executive director in charge of Air Museum

    Interactive exhibits and a new way to tell the story of aviation may be in the works at New England Air Museum, now that Jerry Paul Roberts is in charge. Roberts, the new executive director, took over for Michael Speciale, who retired last year after a...
  • Seniors on the Go: Cutting foreign travel hassles in 2015

    Seniors on the Go: Cutting foreign travel hassles in 2015
    International travelers this year can expect to see some reductions in the usual red tape and general hassles. Some important gains are already in place, and others are coming. Preclearance. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced last year that...