Missouri's Premier Flight School and Ozarks Technical Community College are celebrating the second year of a partnership that lets students earn associate degrees while learning to fly at Springfield Branson National Airport. The partnership uses a renovated space near General Aviation and owns eight planes and a flight simulator.
Landing Pages is an artistic initiative at New York's LaGuardia Airport in which writers create stories for travelers. The stories are texted to participants when they land at their destinations.
A man died Monday after reportedly jumping from the mezzanine at San Francisco International Airport. The San Mateo Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.
A crane fell over near a construction site at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, where the PHX Sky Train is being built. One worker is reportedly missing.
Ben Leischner will start work next week as the new aviation director at Illinois' Quad City International Airport. Leischner was formerly a Seattle airport executive and will replace Bruce Carter in the aviation director role.
Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in Florida has created a 20-year master plan that includes a new transportation center, hotel, wider roadways and a terminal renovation that would increase the number of gates from 62 to 95. The renovations will be funded by airline contributions and airport revenues. "We know we have a population in Broward that is growing and we have airlines ... that want to grow," said Mark Gale, the airport's director.
The House appropriations bill for transportation includes at least $3.5 million to reimburse three general aviation airports for financial losses suffered when President Donald Trump's travel forces them to close. The airports and businesses that operate from them say they lost more than $1 million last year due to temporary flight restrictions related to Trump's travel.
Airports in jurisdictions where marijuana is legal are taking steps to inform passengers that carrying it is still forbidden on flights and could result in federal charges. Some airports have installed "amnesty" bins where travelers can safely dispose of marijuana and prescription drugs.
International passengers arriving at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport must first clear customs and then go through a Transportation Security Administration screening checkpoint, a process that travelers say is too time-consuming.