Tag: Fort Lauderdale

Emirates to Restore a Number of U.S. Flights as Demand Returns

Reading Time: 1 minute Having seen a tail-off in demand for flights to the U.S after the introduction of certain policies by President Donald Trump’s administration, the Dubai flag-carrying airline Emirates is looking to restore a number of flights to certain U.S. cities that had previously been canceled. Daily flights to five cities were reduced to five a week, […]

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 […]

Private Aviation: Why Chartering Makes More Sense Than Owning

Reading Time: 2 minutes How much hours do you plan to fly during the next year? This question, alone, should help start the discussion on whether to rent or buy your own private jet. Although it’s true in a way that the more time you spend in the air, the more sense it makes to acquire your own private […]

Southwest To Open More International Flights

Reading Time: 1 minute Southwest Airlines plans to launch new international flights from Fort Lauderdale, Nashville, and St. Louis beginning in November. All flights are subject to government approvals. The Dallas-based carrier will offer nonstop services from Fort Lauderdale (Florida) to San Jose (Costa Rica) and Punta Cana (Dominican Republic) starting in November. Also, from Nov. 11, Southwest will […]

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 […]

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 […]