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  • NAVIGATING TURBULENCE: Amid challenging conditions, a cautous approach seems prudent as officials seek to keep airport competitive

    When People Express announced that it planned to bring low-cost commercial air service to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, we did not hide our excitement. At the time we hoped the new carrier would take up some of the slack left when...
  • Larry Dale, gun-toting Sanford airport chief, to retire

    Larry Dale, gun-toting Sanford airport chief, to retire
    Larry Dale gets things done. And the stories about how he gets things done likely will follow him into retirement for many years. Dale, the gun-toting firebrand who has run Orlando Sanford International Airport for nearly 14 years, says he will retire...
  • United cutting 69 jobs at PBIA, 115 at MIA

    United cutting 69 jobs at PBIA, 115 at MIA
    United Airlines plans to lay off 69 employees in transportation and warehousing at Palm Beach International Airport, as well as 115 at Miami International Airport. The employee cuts would take effect between May 17 and 31, according to a notice the...
  • Nut rage flight attendant sues Korean Air, former exec

    A flight attendant who says she was living her dream by working for Korean Air is now suing the airline and its infamous nut rage executive, claiming the bizarre onboard tantrum ruined her career. Kim Do Hee, the flight attendant, is seeking compensation...
  • MIA to add Margaritaville, Brazilian eateries

    MIA to add Margaritaville, Brazilian eateries
    A Margaritaville bar and grill and a Brazilian buffet-style restaurant will soon land at Miami International Airport. The Jimmy Buffett-inspired Margaritaville eatery is set to open this summer on the second level of the airport's Central Terminal,...
  • Embracing tech, Miami airport seeks to improve passenger experience

    MIAMI Miami International Airport used to be famous for the hours-long lines passengers waited in when they arrived from other countries. These days, the nation's second busiest airport for international traffic is hoping to be better known for the way...
  • Preliminary probe of Harrison Ford plane crash confirms engine failure

    Preliminary probe of Harrison Ford plane crash confirms engine failure
    Federal investigators confirmed Tuesday that the engine of actor Harrison Ford's vintage airplane failed moments after takeoff from Santa Monica Airport last week, forcing him to try to crash land the restored World War II-era trainer. A preliminary...
  • MIA to add Vienna service on Oct. 16

    MIA to add Vienna service on Oct. 16
    Miami International Airport will add service from Austrian Airlines to Vienna on Oct. 16. The Austrian carrier will launch first-time Miami service from Vienna International Airport with five weekly nonstop flights, airport officials announced. The...
  • NYC man arrested at airport after credit cards found in luggage

    A New York man was arrested Sunday after Transportation Security Administration agents at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport found nearly 200 credit cards in his duffel bag. David M. Ricketts, 25, faces one count each of trafficking in...
  • Gary airport plan calls for more cargo flights now, passenger service later

     Gary airport plan calls for more cargo flights now, passenger service later
    Officials with the Gary/Chicago International Airport were advised Monday to put their immediate emphasis on attracting more cargo flights, with increased passenger traffic likely to follow in future years. AFCO/AvPorts, a Dulles, Va.-based company,...
  • People Express venture drains federal grant

    People Express venture drains federal grant
    Peninsula officials are still trying to woo air service to New York and Boston, but the federal grant used to launch People Express' short-lived effort is used up and no longer available. Airport officials and People Express haven't communicated in...