Friday August 19, 2022

Catering company employee dies at D/FW Airport

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport put out this statement Sunday afternoon: The DFW Airport Department of Public Safety (DPS) is investigating a death that occurred this morning at the LSG SkyChefs flight catering facility on Airport grounds. The incident did not have any impact on flight operations or terminal operations at DFW. Initial findings from investigators […]

Video: American Airlines employees protest at D/FW airport

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American Airlines wants to reject facilities agreements at D/FW, Alliance

American Airlines Inc. and parent AMR Corp. asked a bankruptcy court Thursday to allow American to reject a series of facilities agreements with Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Alliance Airport. To be clear: American didn’t ask to abandon its airport leases, which are covered by separate agreements. It just wants its obligations from these facilities […]

Spirit Airlines adds Denver to its D/FW schedule

A year ago, Spirit Airlines didn’t fly to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. By its first anniversary here on May 5, it’ll have flights to 10 U.S. cities. The Florida-based carrier announced Thursday that it plans to begin D/FW-Denver service on May 3, along with Denver flights from Chicago, Las Vegas and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Denver […]

Spirit Airlines adds Denver to its D/FW schedule

A year ago, Spirit Airlines didn’t fly to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. By its first anniversary here on May 5, it’ll have flights to 10 U.S. cities. The Florida-based carrier announced Thursday that it plans to begin D/FW-Denver service on May 3, along with Denver flights from Chicago, Las Vegas and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Denver […]

The A380 is coming to Texas (but not to D/FW Airport)

Lufthansa announced Wednesday that, to quote Lufthansa, “it will be the first airline to offer scheduled Airbus A380 service to the Lone Star State.” But don’t head out to Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to await its arrival on Aug. 1, 2012. That maxi-jumbo jet will be setting down at Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport, not […]

AirTran Airways packs up and leaves D/FW Airport

AirTran Airways will operate its last flight at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport on Monday evening when Flight 102 departs at 6:27 p.m. (as scheduled). The 2006 Wright amendment compromise would penalize AirTran’s new owner, Southwest Airlines, if it continued to operate its subsidiary, AirTran, out of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport. Therefore, AirTran ceases its daily service […]

Tail-wagging stories that go along with new D/FW Airport pet resort

In Friday’s Dallas Morning News, we have a story about a new pet boarding facility at the northeast edge of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. Open house is Saturday, noon to 2 p.m. on the far eastern end of N. Airfield Drive. What was unusual in the reporting was that my conversation with the principals didn’t […]

D/FW Airport, Austin airport are honored for ‘sustained excellence in customer service’

Byford Treanor, D/FW Airport’s VP of customer service, and ACI World Director General Angela Gittens (CREDIT: D/FW Airport) The Airport Council International has named Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport and Austin Bergstrom International Airport to the Airport Council International Director General’s Roll of Excellence. They are among only 14 airports in the world to receive that […]

Tampa, D/FW airport directors put wager on the Tampa-Rangers series

The heads of the airports in Tampa, Fla., and Dallas/Fort Worth have laid a bet on the outcome of the Tampa Bay Rays-Texas Rangers series. And this time, it’s personal. But Tampa International Airport CEO Joe Lopano started it, a DFW guy said. Lopano and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport CEO Jeff Fegan made a simple […]