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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Aviation authority OKs preliminary budget of $447.7M to operate Orlando International

The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority board approved a preliminary budget of $447.7 million to operate Orlando International Airport and $2.8 million for Orlando Executive Airport for the 2015 fiscal year beginning Oct. 1. Other 2015 budget highlights include: The overall $447.7 million operating budget for Orlando International Airport is ... (more)


Related Topix: Orlando, FL, Greater Orlando Aviation Authority

7 hrs ago | ABC News

United Lures Top Fliers With Promise of a Hot Meal

The carrier has been looking for ways to woo back some of its top fliers who defected to other carriers following a rocky merger with Continental Airlines.


Related Topix: Airlines, Continental Airlines, Des Moines, IA

8 hrs ago | InfoWorld

The UPS Store says malware found on systems of 51 stores

The UPS Store said Wednesday that malicious software was found on the systems of 51 of its franchises in 24 U.S. states, although no fraud has been detected yet.


Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Expedited Group

13 hrs ago | Daily Record

Better get E-ZPass for Dulles Toll Road

Drivers who don't have E-ZPass will soon have fewer toll lanes to choose from in the Dulles Toll Road in Virginia.


Related Topix: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Wed Aug 20, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Tall ships parade, giant yellow duck greeted warmly by thousands along San Pedro waterfront

Tall ships, and the world's largest rubber duck, make their way up the Main Channel, past a large crowd at Warehouse 1 in the Port of Los Angeles for the Grand Parade of Sail on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, in San Pedro.


Related Topix: San Pedro, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Port of Los Angeles


Icahn reveals stake in Hertz, plans to push management

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said on Wednesday that he owns an 8.5 percent stake in Hertz Global Holdings Inc and plans to pressure the rental car company's management over accounting issues and operational failures.


Related Topix: Hertz Global

Brandon Sun

UPS: Malware may have exposed information about shoppers who used cards at 51 stores

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores in 24 states.


Related Topix: UPS Store, Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier, Illinois, Computer Security, Science / Technology


Early risers see giant rubber duck arrive for Tall Ships Festival at Port of Los Angeles

Peeking out from behind the Port of Los Angeles' steel and concrete landscape, the giant duck - weighing 11 tons with its steel, floating pontoon platform - was towed toward San Pedro's landmark Vincent Thomas Bridge as it made its way toward the dock where it will be one of the star attractions of this week's Tall Ships Festival.


Related Topix: Port of Los Angeles, San Pedro, CA

UPS says 51 retail stores breached by malware

Some customers of The UPS Store may have had their credit and debit card information exposed by a computer virus found on systems at 51 stores.


Related Topix: Trucking, United Parcel Service, Air Courier

Gun found in carry-on at Ford airport; man arrested

A man traveling to Texas was arrested Tuesday after Transportation Security Administration screeners found a loaded handgun in his carry-on luggage at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, according to a TSA official.


Related Topix: Transporation Security Administration (TSA), US News, DallasFort Worth International Airport

Daily Journal

Street art, not beaches, in Honolulu's Kakaako

Honolulu is famous for golden sand beaches and big waves. But the city's warehouse district, called Kakaako, is famous for a different sort of attraction.


Related Topix: Airlines, Hawaiian Airlines, Hawaiian Holdings

Business Journal

FAA seeks to team with universities for drone research

The Federal Aviation Administration is planning to team with universities to establish a Center of Excellence for Unmanned Aircraft Systems, according to FedScoop .


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Journal

Allegiant adds three new routes at St. Pete Clearwater airport

Allegiant Air represents 94 percent of the traffic at St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport , and that share is about to get bigger.


Related Topix: Airlines, Allegiant Air, Concord, NC

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Southwest Airlines stages mile-high fashion show how'd we miss that

There was a fashion show in the sky yesterday August 18 as Southwest Airlines kicked off The "Runway in the Sky"-- a renewed partnership between the Magnificent Mile Association.


Related Topix: Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Chicago, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Chicago Travel, Retail, Bloomingdales, Watches

New report warns of anti-aircraft weapons in Syria

This undated photo obtained by The Associated Press from the Small Arms Survey shows a launch tube for Igla trainer system in Syria, 2012.


Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration

Business Journal

JetBlue continues expansion at Reagan National

JetBlue Airways Corp., one of several airlines expanding at Reagan National Airport thanks to slot divestitures of the newly merged American Airlines and US Airways, will add twice daily service from Reagan National to Jacksonville, Florida.


Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways, West Palm Beach, FL, Palm Beach, FL, World News, The Bahamas

The Modesto Bee

Small plane crashes in Marin County

Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor says the pilot of the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza reported engine trouble about 9:30 p.m. Monday after taking off from San Carlos.


Related Topix: Marin County, CA, Novato, CA, US News, Federal Aviation Administration

ABC News

Rail Service Extension Reaches DFW Airport

Light rail service at Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport began Monday with the first train officially arriving to link travelers to downtown Dallas.


Related Topix: DallasFort Worth International Airport, Travel

KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Air space ban over Ferguson extended to August 25th

The Federal Aviation Administration has extended a ban on flights operating below 3,000 feet over Ferguson, Missouri, for a week "to provide a safe environment for law enforcement activities."


Related Topix: Ferguson, MO, US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Jay Nixon, US Governors, St Louis County, MO

JetBlue Airways Target of Unusually Large Options Trading

Shares of JetBlue Airways were the target of some unusual options trading on Monday.


Related Topix: Airlines, JetBlue Airways


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