Tag: Florida

Hurricane Irma Could Cost The US Airline Industry $2.5 Billion

Reading Time: 4 minutes As the most powerful hurricane ever recorded in the Atlantic bears down on Miami, the impact that this superstorm will have on aviation is perhaps the last thing on the mind of the more than 20 million Americans that call the state of Florida home. Hurricane Irma is currently battering the Caribbean, causing billions of […]

Embraer Establishes Foundation in the United States

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer announced the establishment of the Embraer Foundation, in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, at the Company’s U.S. headquarters. The new foundation is a sister organization to the Brazil-based Embraer Institute (Instituto Embraer), which has led the social investment initiatives of the Company since 2001. “The Embraer Foundation will consolidate our ongoing investments in social and environmental […]

Fort Lauderdale Shooter Was Passenger Who Legally Checked Handgun

Reading Time: 2 minutes The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has confirmed the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood (Florida) International Airport (FLL) shooter was an arriving passenger who used a handgun from his checked baggage. The suspect flew on two Delta Air Lines flights Jan. 6, originating in Anchorage (ANC) and connecting at Minneapolis (MSP) for a flight to FLL, according […]

Multiple Deaths as Shooter Opens Fire at Ft. Lauderdale Airport

Reading Time: 2 minutes A shooter killed “multiple people” at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on Friday before being taken into custody, officials said. CNN quoted an official as saying five people died in the shooting, and MSNBC said at least nine were shot, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. The Broward County Sheriff’s office tweeted “multiple people” had died and […]

Southwest to Boost Capacity 3.5% in 2017, Announces 22 New Routes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Southwest Airlines, which plans to grow capacity 3.5% in 2017, has released details on 22 new and seasonal routes, including four international routes originating from its forthcoming international concourse at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida. As of Nov. 30, 2016, the Dallas, Texas-based carrier had taken delivery of 131 of 155 Boeing 737-800s on […]

Emergency Landing in Canada: Smoke in Lufthansa Jumbo Jet Cockpit

Reading Time: 1 minute A Lufthansa Boeing 747 jumbo jet with 363 people on board made an emergency landing in eastern Canada on Tuesday after being diverted due to smoke in the cockpit, the German airline says. The 345 passengers and 18 crew members on the flight from Frankfurt bound for Orlando, Florida, were uninjured and were able to […]

Ryanair Carries Over 1 Million US Customers in Summer 2016

Reading Time: 1 minute Ryanair reported record bookings from American customers on its dedicated USA website, as it carried over 1 million US citizens across Europe during the summer season, a 50% rise on summer 2015. Record numbers of US customers logged on to Ryanair’s dedicated American website, which enables flight bookings to be made in dollars, as more […]