A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 slid off a runway on Friday afternoon at Nebraska's Eppley Airfield. There were no injuries, and flights were temporarily suspended at the airport.
Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport closed one of its checkpoints Saturday evening due to a shortage of Transportation Security Administration officers. The other checkpoints remained open, and airport operations were not affected.
The Massachusetts Port Authority is looking to carry out a major revamp of Boston's Logan International Airport, starting with improvements to traffic ramps outside terminals B and C and the construction of a parking garage with 2,000 spaces later this year. Within the next 10 years, officials plan to improve public transportation access and renovate outdated terminals.
Wyoming's Jackson Hole Airport served 391,000 passengers in 2018, 11% more than in 2017 and a new record for the airport.
"Taking Off with Chellie Cameron" is a podcast hosted by Philadelphia International Airport CEO Chellie Cameron, who uses the platform to promote the airport's services and give travelers a behind-the-scenes look at operations.
Privatizing airport screening operations would improve security by providing greater accountability, David Inserra and Danielle Ford of The Heritage Foundation write. The two note that the US model of employing government workers to perform screenings is unusual: "The more common models utilize the government as a security regulator while a contractor or the airport itself provides security," they write.
A Glassdoor survey finds about 60% of people name benefits as the No. 1 consideration before accepting a job, with health insurance the most important. Other priority benefits are dental insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, sick leave, flexibility, tuition reimbursement, paid parental leave and gym discounts.
A "Project Runway All Stars" design challenge had contestants using items provided by Southwest Airlines to create travel wear, as well as leather travel accessory made from Southwest airline seat covers. The airline also provided the show with the use of an aircraft and assisted with getting airport access for filming.