WASHINGTON (AP) - Flying is getting better. Honest. For airline passengers grappling with fare increases, canceled routes and a seemingly endless parade of new fees, "better" may not be the first word that comes to mind. But based on more traditional yardsticks - lost bags, delayed flights, lousy service and... more »
More than 200 passengers on two cruise ships headed to south Florida have been stricken with a stomach virus. A total of 140 passengers and 18 crew members aboard the Crown Princess had been hit by the gastrointestinal illness as it docked at Port Everglades after a seven-day cruise. The... more »
Dozens of passengers were left behind in Lafayette last Thursday as they were trying to fly Allegiant Air to Las Vegas. The airline confirmed roughly 30 passengers did not make the flight because the ticket counter closed.
"I mean it was almost a state of shock, like, are they... more »
KENNER, La. (AP) - Passenger traffic at the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International airport has posted its ninth straight year-over-year again. CityBusiness of New Orleans said the airport had 775,386 passengers in April compared with 740,744 in April 2010. Passengers leaving the airport on domestic, international and charter flights rose... more »
KENNER, La. (AP) - For the first two months of 2011, passenger traffic at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is up 5.5 percent. The airport says most of the increase is due to an 11 percent jump in January, as compared with January 2010. February passenger traffic was up... more »
Lafayette Airport Commission Chairman Paul A. Guilbeau reports that 2010 was the best year on record in terms of the number of passengers traveling through Lafayette Regional Airport. The three airlines serving Lafayette report that a total of 449,140 passengers flew to and from Lafayette last year, surpassing the record... more »
A major winter storm that has shut down airports in New York and New England could leave passengers stranded for days. Hundreds of people were stuck Monday morning at New York City-area airports. Port Authority spokeswoman Sara Beth Joren says they expect to reopen the runways in the afternoon. Delta... more »