Tomorrow, the Broward County Commission is expected to announce its final vote on a bill that would (in addition to preventing service distruptions) improve the standards of airline and contractor workers. This is clearly needed. Just last week at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport ... More >>
Delta airlines ended up screwing passengers at the Gainesville Regional Airport on Sunday so that the Florida Gators men's basketball team could get to their game in Connecticut with plenty of time to spare (their game wasn't until Monday night). Problem is, Delta lied to the passengers, telling th ... More >>
Benjamin Prows settled a pirate mask over his brown eyes, took a deep breath, and tiptoed out onto the slackline -- nothing but 12 feet of air between him and the ground. Anything but a conformist, Prows dresses like Jack Sparrow, juggles daily, and lives on a 65-foot catamaran. But as this most unu ... More >>
The more than $1 billion in economic activity that the expansion at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is expected to generate will certainly make airline and airport executives and contractors a bit more wealthy. But Some of the baggage workers feel a bit left out which is why they ... More >>
When I was a kid in Brooklyn, my parents had a strange Sunday afternoon custom. We'd get all dressed up, go over to JFK airport and hang out for a while in the International Departures Terminal. My parents would pick a fantasy flight..sometimes Barcelona, sometimes Rome, sometimes Tel Aviv. They w ... More >>
Are airport wheelchairs gross informal laboratories for nasty bodily fluids and festering bacteria? And if so, whose fault is it? Airport workers at Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International Airport who are assigned to push passengers in wheelchairs said in a statement Thursday that they often dea ... More >>
Palm Beach County Fire Rescue officials were called to Palm Beach International Airport on Sunday after two separate suspicious white powder incidents. The first powder was discovered on a baggage carousel after some luggage was opened and the mysterious stuff spilled out. The other was found on a ... More >>
Many blogs have already been written of Congressman Allen West's Friday announcement that he'd raised well over $2 million between April and the end of June. What we didn't know until Sunday afternoon, however, was how he spent it. Documents filed with the Federal Election Commission reveal West too ... More >>
A new budget airline called EasySky is poised to do battle with Spirit Airlines, the Miramar-based ultra-low-cost carrier -- at least on one of its routes.Spirit currently operates a red-eye flight between Fort Lauderdale and San Pedro Sula, Honduras' bustling industrial center, often with advertis ... More >>
So you made it home for Thanksgiving, and you're flying back to the Sunshine State. Only problem? Mom loaded you down with leftover pies, cakes and other comestibles to bring on the plane (where, if you're flying Delta, you can stock up on the world's best cookies). Will traveling with food be an ... More >>
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