| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:33 PM
For the first time in its 43-year history, Southwest Airlines has added international flights, launching service this week to the Bahamas, Aruba and Jamaica.
Orlando International Airport is part of the inaugural batch of flights, with Southwest flying...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 7:22 PM
Drum line. Check. Flag twirlers. Check. Throngs of fans. Check. But this was no sporting event.
It was a crowd of more than 100 people lined up outside of the security lines in terminal A at Orlando International Airport Monday night to welcome...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The state has paid $34 million to acquire a private airfield in Will County that occupies a small part of the almost 6,000-acre footprint that is envisioned as the first phase of a large commercial airport to be built in the south suburbs, officials...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:13 PM
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith won't face criminal charges for his April arrest at Los Angeles International Airport, where police alleged he made comments suggesting he had a bomb.
The Los Angeles city attorney's office announced Tuesday it...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:29 AM
A Qantas Airways flight that took off from Los Angeles International Airport bound for Melbourne, Australia, had to turn back early Wednesday after the plane sprung a leak and its aisles flooded with water.
Passengers on the Airbus A380 jet...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Bob Hope Airport officials on Monday approved a balanced budget for next fiscal year even though revenues are projected to remain relatively flat — and they didn't have to raise airline landing fees.
In the past few years, officials have taken...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 4:10 PM
In a project designed to bring Los Angeles International Airport into compliance with federal safety standards, officials will spend about $200 million to expand and refurbish runway-buffer zones.
The plan calls for enhancing safety areas at the ends...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:05 PM
The planned All Aboard Florida train will not be pulling into Orlando until May or June 2017, likely a half year or more behind the system's startup in South Florida.
All Aboard Florida President Michael Reininger said Tuesday that the $2.5 billion...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 4:21 PM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has tapped a close friend, former U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, to head a search committee to recommend top candidates for Chicago’s next aviation commissioner, officials said Wednesday.
The effort to conduct what...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:03 AM
A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn’t follow his lead because they’d be risking...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...