Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport

Domestic violence and mass shootings: The link and the loopholes

WASHINGTON — Devin Patrick Kelley, who shot and killed 26 people at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, earlier this month, had …

Gun Control

A Guide to Finding Cheap Flights to Miami

With beautiful beaches and an international vibe, it’s easy to see why Miami is a popular year-round tourist destination. And while that means …

Air Travel

The psychology behind mass shootings

Mass shootings are becoming all too common in America. According to the Congressional Research Service, there has been 66 mass shootings in the U.S. between 1999 and 2013, tragedies that left 547 innocent people dead.<p>In the most recent shooting at a rural Texas church, shooter Devin Patrick Kelley …

Health

52 and making $28,000 a year: The ‘roaring’ economy is still failing part-time workers

Newton Ingram typically begins his workday at 5 a.m., sorting packages at a UPS plant. Four hours later, he clocks out, slips home for a nap and then starts a new shift at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, where he mans a curbside check-in booth for Southwest Airlines.<p>This …

Social Justice

52 and making $28,000 a year: The 'roaring' economy is still failing part-time workers

Newton Ingram typically begins his workday at 5 a.m., sorting packages at a UPS plant. Four hours later, he clocks out, slips home for a nap and then starts a new shift at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, where he mans a curbside check-in booth for Southwest Airlines.<p>This …

Fort Lauderdale

Southwest Doubles Down on Post-Hurricane Caribbean

After the Caribbean was ravaged during hurricane season, Southwest Airlines started serving the Turks and Caicos Islands Sunday.<p>Southwest will now …

Airlines

Backgrounder: Deadly U.S. mass shootings in recent years - Xinhua

HOUSTON, Nov. 5 (Xinhua) -- The mass shooting in a church in Texas on Sunday, the deadliest in the American state's history that saw 26 people killed …

News (China)

Southwest Airlines launches service to Turks and Caicos

The Turks and Caicos Islands may still be recovering from the one-two punch of hurricanes Irma and Maria, but that’s not stopping Southwest Airlines …

Fort Lauderdale

American child sex offenders will be identified on their passports

The changes are part of the US's 'International Megan's Law'.<p>The US State Department has announced that child sex offenders will now be identified as …

Delta passengers busted joining Mile High Club during flight

Two strangers were caught engaged in a sexual act on a Delta Air Lines flight from Los Angeles to Detroit Sunday night, airline officials said.<p>The …

Canadian News

U.S. Airfares Set To Rise In 2018

Rising labor costs and a slew of investment projects at U.S. airlines means that passengers can expect to pay higher ticket prices in 2018.<p>American Airlines, United Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines are among the carriers projecting higher non-fuel expenses in the …

Airlines

New airport security measures add the human element back into screenings

New security measures have gone into effect for all flights traveling to the U.S.<p>Airlines will be interviewing passengers at check-in and boarding gates all over the world to comply with new government requirements from the Transportation Security Administration, or TSA.<p>The new rules are expected …

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bound arrivals on new aviation screenings

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Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach Kicks Off Grand Opening With Special Offers

The Conrad Fort Lauderdale Beach originally slated to open back in 2016 finally welcomed the first guests earlier this month.<p>The all-suite …

Hotels

Sixt car rental promises 300 jobs in new Lauderdale headquarter

Sixt, a car rental company that made its name in Europe, will establish its North American headquarters in Fort Lauderdale and create 300 jobs, Gov. …

Business

Southwest Airlines plans Hawaii flights

Southwest Airlines said it plans to begin flights to Hawaii, with tickets on sale beginning next year.<p>The airline, which has made no secret of its plans to fly to the vacation hotspot, made it official with events in Honolulu and Los Angeles on Wednesday night.<p>Southwest did not reveal routes or the …

Airlines

Florida airport gunman who killed five was paged to pick up gun

Minutes before a man killed five people at a Florida airport in January, he was paged by Delta Air Lines to pick up his gun.

Airports

An angry porn star told cops about a Miami drug ring. Now, a fugitive has surrendered

The last suspect in South Florida’s most notorious synthetic-drug ring returned voluntarily on Thursday after living on the lam as a personal trainer …

Crime

7 ways to weatherproof your winter holiday travel - MarketWatch

A White Christmas can quickly turn blue for unprepared travelers.<p>Last year, storms created major headaches for people traveling through the West, …

Air Travel

Florida airport shooting suspect off medication, mentally fit to stand trial: lawyers

An Alaska man charged with killing five people and wounding six in a Florida airport mass shooting has stopped taking anti-psychotic medication to treat schizophrenia but remains mentally competent to stand trial, his lawyers told a judge Thursday.<p>Esteban Santiago, 27, stopped taking the drug …

Airports

These are the most and least expensive airports in the country

Cheap travel doesn't solely involve the price of your flight. Cab and bus fares to get to and from the airport, in-airport amenities and food prices …

Airports

Where to Find the Most and Least Expensive Airports in the U.S.

Traveling is expensive no matter where you go. But it can be an even bigger strain on your wallet depending on which airport you go to.<p>RewardExpert …

Airports

Southwest Airlines unveils new ad campaign

Viewers tuning in to Sunday’s National Football League telecasts may have noticed some new ads from Southwest Airlines.<p>The low-cost giant unveiled its new fall ad campaign, with the first spots appearing on the 1 p.m. NFL games broadcast Sunday by FOX, CBS and NBC.<p>The new “Behind Every Seat is a …

Aviation

Violent swirl of wind and rain travels through Biscayne Boulevard

The National Weather Service’s first official look at Hurricane Irma confirms what forecasters had feared: hurricane-strength winds in parts of …

Weather

Examples of 'price gouging' during Hurricane Irma were aberrations, airlines say

Even before Hurricane Irma reached land in Florida, airline passengers were accusing air carriers on social media of taking advantage of the oncoming disaster with exorbitantly high fares.<p>Florida Atty. Gen. Pam Bondi opened a hotline to take reports of alleged price gouging by airlines, gasoline …

Airlines

Florida, Southeast are Back in Business

<i>PHOTO: Fort Lauderdale, Florida is ready to welcome travelers. (photo courtesy of Thinkstock)</i><p>While the Florida Keys are likely to remain closed for …

Fort Lauderdale

Lightning strike forces Los Angeles-bound flight to return to Denver

A SkyWest flight en route from Denver to Los Angeles was struck by lightning Wednesday afternoon, and the plane circled back to Denver International …

Aviation

Florida is disgusting, sweaty mess — with little hope in sight

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — In a state built on air conditioning, millions of Florida residents now want to know one thing: When will the power be back …

Weather

A state built on air conditioning struggles after Irma

MIAMI (AP) — In a state built on air conditioning, millions of Florida residents now want to know one thing: When will the power be back on?<p>Hurricane Irma's march across Florida and into the Southeast triggered one of the bigger blackouts in U.S. history, plunging as many as 13 million people into …

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Florida swelters and asks: When will power and AC be back?

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a state built on air conditioning, millions of Florida residents now want to know one thing: When will the power come back on?<p>Hurricane Irma's march across Florida and into the Southeast triggered one of the bigger blackouts in U.S. history, plunging as many as 13 …

News (U.S.)