British passengers flying into South Florida learned of Queen Elizabeth II’s passing midair
Thirty-one years after Queen Elizabeth arrived at Miami International Airport for a whirlwind South Florida trip, British travelers coming through there Thursday reacted to the sudden and somber news of her death.
Risky business? Higher airport fees may be too much for consumers, airlines to bear
Airlines using Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport are facing fee increases for landings, takeoffs and other uses as carriers industrywide cut back flights to avoid delays and cancellations. The proposed increases are needed, airport officials say, to replace lost revenues.sun-sentinel.com
Dominican jet involved in fiery Miami airport landing likely to be removed Friday, officials say
Two days after a landing gear collapse on a Dominican airliner led to a fiery landing at Miami International Airport, injuring seven, the damaged jet remained sandwiched between two runways Thursday, continuing to cause delays.
Aircraft Fire at Miami International Airport
Miami-Dade Fire Rescue responded to reports of an aircraft that made an emergency landing at Miami International Airport. Fire crews arrived to find one of the wings of the aircraft on fire. Airport firefighter foam trucks on scene were used to extinguish and place the fire under control. Firefighters on scene conducted a primary search to ensure there were no souls left onboard of the aircraft. The fire was placed under control and units mitigated a fuel spillage from the aircraft.communitynewspapers.com
Florida judge overturns CDC mask mandate for public transit, planes
Travelers make their way through the Miami International Airport before starting the Labor Day weekend on September 03, 2021 in Miami, Florida. A federal judge in Florida on Monday vacated the Biden administration's national mask mandate for planes and other forms of public transportation, arguing that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had overstepped its authority. The ruling comes less than a week after the CDC had decided to extend the mandate for 15 days, amid a rise in Covid infections nationwide due to the more contagious omicron BA.2 subvariant. U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle said the CDC had failed to adequately explain its decisions and violated the procedures for federal agencies to issue rules. While local authorities across the country have lifted mask mandates, the CDC decided last week to keep the federal requirements for public transportation in place through May 3.cnbc.com
Woman disrupts flight from Miami to London over mask mandate, plane heads back to MIA
A disruptive passenger who American Airlines said wouldn't comply with the federal mask mandate forced pilots of a Boeing 777 to turn around less than 2 hours into the flight and return to Miami International Airport canceling its route to London.
Emirates and Lufthansa cancel some flights to MIA amid concerns about 5G newly-activated tech
Emirates and Lufthansa are temporarily suspending flights to Miami International Airport amid a series of nationwide delays and cancellations on Wednesday over technological conflicts between airlines and wireless network operators.
Get wrapped up in Korean-inspired fabric with new MIA art exhibitiona
Bojagi, a traditional Korean wrapping cloth created by piecing scraps of fabric, artfully re-stitched into functional forms, provides the framework for this site-specific installation. Bojagi was established in Korean culture through folklore that suggested that to have something wrapped is equal to having good fortune. “The Earth Laughs in Flowers reflects the light and color of Sanchez’s immediate, tropical environment,” said Gendry Sherer, MIA Fine Arts and Cultural Affairs director. Sánchez has taught at Florida International University, the University of Miami, Nova University and Yale University. She also is a curator and writer, and formerly director of Fine Arts & Cultural Affairs at Miami International Airport, a position she held for 21 years.communitynewspapers.com
Metrorail resumes Orange Line service between Dadeland South and MIA
Beginning Sunday, Oct. 31, Orange Line once again will operate between the Dadeland South and Miami International Airport stations. “We are committed to providing frequent, reliable public transportation options to all Miami-Dade residents and visitors,” said Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava. Green Line trains will continue to operate every 10-minutes during peak and every 15-minutes off-peak on weekdays. Passengers heading to the airport from the Palmetto station, transfer at Earlington Heights to connect with the Orange Line train. Download the GO Miami-Dade Transit app to plan and track your next trip on transit.communitynewspapers.com
Guyanese Assured Miami International Airport Safe, Efficient For Passengers & Cargo
[MIAMI] – Guyanese can be assured that using the Miami International Airport (MIA) is safe and efficient for both passengers and for cargo. The assurance was conveyed to Prime Minister Mark Phillips on October 8. The visit to the international airport was organized by the Guyanese American Chamber of Commerce (GACC) which has identified the airport as a key facility for passengers and cargo bound to and from Guyana. Miami International Airport a Major HubThere was no data available for the number of passengers, passenger traffic to and from Guyana. He expressed confidence that with such measures in place, Guyanese passengers and the business community in both countries enjoy a satisfying level of comfort in utilizing the airport.sflcn.com