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Air Transportation

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  • People Express told to leave Newport News/Williamsburg airport terminal

    People Express told to leave Newport News/Williamsburg airport terminal
    The Peninsula Airport Commission gave People Express notice to leave the Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport terminal Monday because the company has not paid the airport approximately $100,000 in passenger facility charges. The money has...
  • Spirit reports 17.4 percent traffic increase in October vs. 2013

    Spirit reports 17.4 percent traffic increase in October vs. 2013
    In October Spirit Airlines had a 17.4 percent increase in traffic (revenue passenger miles) compared to the same month in 2013, the Miramar-based carrier announced. Meanwhile, last month's capacity, or available seat miles, increased 18.8 percent. The...
  • BWI continues international expansion with nonstop route to Los Cabos

    BWI continues international expansion with nonstop route to Los Cabos
    First it was San Jose, Costa Rica; then Reykjavik, Iceland. On Monday, officials at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport announced plans by Southwest Airlines — the airport's largest carrier — to begin nonstop service to Los Cabos, Mexico. In the...
  • American Airlines makes a move to dominate at LAX

    American Airlines makes a move to dominate at LAX
    American Airlines is the largest carrier at Los Angeles International Airport, and it wants to put a stranglehold on that position. The Fort Worth-based airline took steps to secure that post last week by moving its operations closer to its merger...
  • Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt

    Midway safety system will bring jets to grinding halt
    Midway Airport is the first airport in the world to install a bed of lightweight glass rocks beyond the end of a runway that in an emergency crumbles to bring a landing jet traveling at 80 mph to a halt, according to aviation officials. The technology...
  • A flier's delight: Lauderdale airport to offer 80 new eateries, shops

    A flier's delight: Lauderdale airport to offer 80 new eateries, shops
    You won't be able to complain about a lack of restaurants — or good ones — at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport anymore. In the not-too-distant future, you'll be able to grab a burger from Wendy's, enjoy Cuban cuisine from...
  • Police Presence Increased At Bradley Airport, Rail Lines

    Police Presence Increased At Bradley Airport, Rail Lines
    HARTFORD — Connecticut State Police will increase their presence at Metro-North and Amtrak rail lines along with Bradley International Airport, but it is not in response to a specific credible threat, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday....
  • O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title

    O'Hare on pace to take back 'world's busiest airport' title
    O’Hare International Airport is on pace to again be the world’s busiest airport, a designation it lost a decade ago, Chicago city officials said Wednesday. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport wrestled the top honor away from O'...
  • Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola

    Passenger sick at Orlando International, but does not have Ebola
    Orlando International Airport paramedics examined a sick passenger on an incoming Southwest Airlines flight from Houston earlier this afternoon, but he was not suffering from Ebola. The passenger, who was not named, had visited Kenya in August,...
  • LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners

    LAX speeds up customs process with passport scanners
    Much the way some supermarket shoppers go through self-service checkout lines, foreign travelers arriving at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday began passing through automated kiosks that scanned their passports and customs information....
  • Market could use a third airport

    The Tribune has continually expressed doubts as to the viability and necessity of a third Chicago airport, tempering any support with false claims that there is no market demand for the project. When Elk Grove Village, Bensenville and Park Ridge put...