| 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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:04 PM
Twenty six years of turbulence over expansion of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ended with a screech Thursday when JetBlue flight 1028 left the first skid marks on a brand new, $826 million runway.
The plane hit the new, sloped jetway...
| 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...
| 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,...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 3:59 PM
A new daycare law puts Broward County kids on a TV diet and sends them out to play.
County commissioners Tuesday passed into law an aggressive set of daycare regulations aimed at improving the health and fitness of Broward's kids. It's designed to...
| 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.
| Sep 14, 2014
| 10:23 AM
The first set of tracks hasn't been laid yet for the city's planned $142.6 million Wave electric streetcar project, but officials are already considering a $7.2 million upgrade.
Proponents say creating a loop at the project's northern end along...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:46 PM
Broward County commissioners are considering a stricter tow truck law, the second crackdown on an industry accused of consumer abuses.
The new set of regulations will be debated and voted on Oct. 14.
Commissioner Lois Wexler, clearly perturbed by...
| 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...
| Sep 10, 2014
Spirit Airlines saw a 14.4 percent increase in traffic (revenue passenger miles) in August compared with the same month in 2013, the Miramar-based company announced Monday.
The low-cost airline's capacity, or available seat miles, also rose 15....
| Sep 19, 2014
| 3:21 PM
Top carriers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport say the newly-opened 8,000-foot-long south runway will help in their South Florida growth plans.
With just days since opening to aircraft traffic Thursday, jetliners are already putting...