| Oct 16, 2014
| 11:48 AM
Backyard barbecues in the neighborhoods framing the North Perry Airport come with the buzz of helicopters and the roar of light aircraft, a cacophony that could be silenced soon.
The small airport used mostly for training and charters may be replaced...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 5:51 AM
New charter flights to the Bahamas could begin in Fort Lauderdale in April.
Texas aircraft operator Meregrass Inc. plans seasonal service through August to Marsh Harbour, Grand Bahama, Bimini, Georgetown and North Eleuthera.
Meregrass also plans a...
| Aug 22, 2014
Some low-flying objects will soon be traveling under the radar near Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
Fort Lauderdale is getting its first disc golf course, an eventual 18-basket attraction that is expected to open at Snyder Park in...
| Oct 14, 2014
| 12:39 PM
JetBlue Airways launched a one-day sale Tuesday with fares starting from $54-$264 one way from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.
The special Web fares must be purchased before 11:59 p.m. Wednesday and are valid for travel Nov. 10-Dec. 18,...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 7:33 AM
Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier Volaris is planning to add new direct service between Fort Lauderdale and Mexico City on Dec. 1 and to Guadalajara on Dec. 4, the airline announced Monday.
The new routes can now be booked at volaris.com.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 10:12 AM
The Lee Wagener Art Gallery at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will close its doors temporarily to travelers later this year due to construction in Terminal 2, according to the Broward County Cultural Division.
Its last exhibit will be...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 2:12 PM
Allegiant Air Thursday launched nonstop jet service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
The new route will operate four times weekly, and flight schedules can be found at...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:48 PM
Miami International Airport welcomed its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner service Sunday operated by LAN Airlines.
The LAN 787 is equipped with 217 seats in economy and 30 seats in premium business, and will operate daily nonstop flights between Miami and...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:57 AM
Frontier Airlines plans to launch flights from West Palm Beach to Denver, Colo., Trenton, N.J. and Washington Dulles later this year as part of a 10-city network expansion, the low-cost carrier announced late Tuesday.
The new flights between West Palm...
| Oct 10, 2014
| 11:35 AM
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport was first a golf course. In fact, Southside Golf Course was Fort Lauderdale's first golf course, dating to the 1920s.
The nine-hole course came on the presidential horizon in 1921, when President Warren...
| Oct 2, 2014
| 3:19 PM
Ever since a man in Texas became the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States earlier this week, anxiety has run high that the deadly virus could emerge in South Florida, home to a well-traveled, diverse population.
State and local...