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  • Airlines report big gains from fees but don't expect lower fares

    Airlines report big gains from fees but don't expect lower fares
    Higher revenue from bag and reservation change fees, plus lower fuel costs and steady demand helped the nation's largest airlines collect $7.5 billion in profits for 2014, according to the latest financial data from the U.S. Department of Transportation....
  • New flights to begin at BWI as terminal construction continues

    New flights to begin at BWI as terminal construction continues
    Fliers who use BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport soon will have a couple of new options for travel. They also will see an increased amount of construction as the airport continues to expand. Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW Air begins flights, announced...
  • Pay raises proposed for airport contract workers

    Pay raises proposed for airport contract workers
    Airport service workers in Broward County would get raises under a proposal to extend the county's "living wage" ordinance. County Commissioners will consider the proposal Tuesday, at the urging of commissioner and Vice Mayor Martin David Kiar. If...
  • On airliners, bathroom privileges are not a passenger's right

     On airliners, bathroom privileges are not a passenger's right
    It should have been a pleasant day to fly – partly sunny with a sprinkling of rain possible – for the passengers on the more than 21/2 -hour American Eagle Airlines flight late last month to Chicago from the East Coast. But an unexpected...
  • Nonstop flights boost Lakefront Airport expansion plans

    Southern Airways is bringing back nonstop flights between New Orleans' smaller airport and both Memphis, Tennessee, and Destin, Florida. Officials at Lakefront Airport hope this is a sign that business may be on the way back to levels before Hurricane...
  • Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airport

    A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle, Washington, when problems arose with one of the plane's two electrical systems. The Boeing...
  • Eric Smith: Informed on the fly at BWI

    Eric Smith: Informed on the fly at BWI
    We're known officially as "Pathfinders," but most people just think of us as those nice old retired people behind the information desks at BWI Airport. Many of us are indeed old (ish) and retired. We can be pretty nice, too. Our function as Pathfinder...
  • O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses

    O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses
    A campaign by O'Hare jet noise critics reached epic proportions in March when almost 353,000 noise complaints were filed with the city of Chicago. The dramatic increase pushed the total number of complaints to more than a half million in the first...
  • Man stabbed in face near LAX's international terminal

    Man stabbed in face near LAX's international terminal
    Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after he stabbed a man in the face at Los Angeles International Airport early Friday. The attack occurred about 12:30 a.m. curbside on the upper level between the Tom Bradley International Terminal and...
  • Helicopter airport on edge of downtown is set for takeoff

    Helicopter airport on edge of downtown is set for takeoff
    A plot of land on Chicago's Near West Side once polluted with arsenic and asbestos will get a clean start Thursday as a helicopter airport that investors say fills a void in air service to the downtown area that has existed since the city bulldozed...
  • JetBlue launches Cleveland, Detroit flights

    JetBlue launches Cleveland, Detroit flights
    Travelers have another place to fly on Fort Lauderdale's busiest airline. The airline's first flight from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport took off at 8:28 a.m. Thursday, after a short boarding...