Passenger volume at US airports nearing prepandemic levels as TSA staffs up

Fox Business Flash top headlines for November 17 Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. Passengers are flooding back to airports across the nation this Thanksgiving, even nearing precoronavirus pandemic levels.  On Sunday, more than 2.1 million people were screened at airport checkpoints across the nation, 10% fewer people than were screened on the same day two years ago, according to

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Denver airport construction: project’s first phase completed

United and Southwest passengers at Denver International Airport will begin checking in using new self-serve bag-drops in the next two weeks. Then they’ll find their way to the security checkpoints without so many construction walls blocking their paths. More than three years after DIA’s now-$770 million terminal renovation project kicked off, airport and city officials finally had reason to celebrate

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7 killed in Kabul airport chaos as Taliban patrols capital – The Denver Post

By AHMAD SEIR, TAMEEM AKHGAR, KATHY GANNON AND JON GAMBRELL KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Thousands of Afghans rushed into Kabul’s main airport Monday, some so desperate to escape the Taliban that they held onto a military jet as it took off and plunged to their deaths. At least seven people died in the chaos, U.S. officials said, as America’s longest

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Denver airport: Highway, train closures complicate weekend travel

Travelers trying to get to and from Denver International Airport this weekend will have two potential headaches to navigate — maintenance that will keep A-Line trains from reaching DIA and a one-way closure on Interstate 70 for construction. Transit riders will face difficulty getting to and from the airport. The Regional Transportation District says that “due to routine maintenance” on

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British Airways jet bursts into flames at Spanish airport – blaze erupts behind cockpit

We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Social media footage shows smoke billowing out from behind the cockpit of a British Airways Boeing 747-400. Firefighters at Castellón Airport were able to extinguish the blaze, but the jet suffered major damage. Spanish authorities have said

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A New Orleans couple got married at the city’s airport 2 hours before hopping on a flight to Mexico for their honeymoon

Chase Thomas and Emily Zilich got married at Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on September 4. After rescheduling their ceremony twice, the couple decided they didn't want to wait until it was safe to have large gatherings to get married. The couple's ceremony was officiated by their local pastor, and their family members attended via Zoom. "We never imagined

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London City Airport to cut 239 jobs in 'crucial restructuring plan' due to coronavirus

LONDON City Airport has announced plans to cut up to 239 jobs. The city-based airport said the move comes as part of "crucial restructuring plans" in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The move would affect around 35% of London City's workforce. It comes as the airport confirmed passenger numbers remain "well below" its 2019 levels, with lower footfall expected to

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Rihanna’s Airport Style Includes Super Sparkly Heels and Baggy Sweatpants

Wherever she goes, Rihanna always blows us away with her impeccable style choices. Even a simple trip to the airport can become a full-on fashion show when the Fenty Beauty founder is involved, especially because we want to steal just about everything she’s wearing. This week, the “Diamonds” singer rocked up at JFK airport in New York wearing baggy sweatpants,

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WestJet aircraft slides off runway at Halifax Stanfield Airport

A WestJet aircraft arriving from Toronto slid off the runway on Sunday, according to Halifax Stanfield Airport. The airport tweeted at 11:52 a.m. that WestJet flight 248 “is currently disabled” and that they’re in the process of transporting passengers from the plane to the terminal building. “It was windy when we were approaching the runway, we were rocking and rolling

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Gatwick Airport CHAOS as trains can't stop after station lights fail

Gatwick Airport CHAOS as trains can’t stop after lights go out at rail station – forcing hundreds to battle for buses while thousands risk missing flights Rush hour commuters and flight-goers face major delays and cancellations Southern and Thameslink services through airport in West Sussex face issues Passengers urged to ‘travel as early as possible’ if they are due to

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