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Spirit Airlines gets 16 more runway slots at Newark Airport as consumer group raises concerns

Spirit Airlines gets 16 more runway slots at Newark Airport as consumer group raises concerns

Travelers will see more yellow Spirit Airlines jets taking off from Newark Liberty International Airport after federal officials reassigned 16 runway slots to the Florida-based airline late Tuesday. The reassignment of the peak hour runway timings vacated by Southwest Airlines is intended to provide low cost options and improve competition for flyers using Newark Airport, …

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Travelers stranded at LaGuardia Airport wait in hourslong lines to rebook flights

Travelers stranded at LaGuardia Airport wait in hourslong lines to rebook flights

Dozens of travelers stranded by a string of disastrous delays and cancellations at LaGuardia Airport waited in hourslong lines Friday in hopes they could finally rebook their flights.  “It’s horrible. They text you all the updates as far as the delays, but when the actual cancellation [comes], no word from anybody,” John Rodriguez, who missed …

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Severe weather delays create travel nightmare for Logan Airport passengers

Severe weather delays create travel nightmare for Logan Airport passengers

Travelers heading to or from Boston’s Logan International Airport on Thursday spent a significant amount of time either waiting on planes for a gate or waiting inside the airport terminal for their delayed flight to depart.Video from Sky 5 showed dozens of planes parked on Logan Airport taxiways, waiting for a gate for their arriving …

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Bradley International Airport to open new, $210 million transportation center as summer air travel increases; tips for smoother start to vacations

Bradley International Airport to open new, $210 million transportation center as summer air travel increases; tips for smoother start to vacations

WINDSOR LOCKS — With the summer air travel season in full swing, Bradley International Airport said Tuesday it will open its new, $210 million transportation center in mid-July, concentrating all its rental car businesses in one place and adding 850 new parking spaces. “It’s a very exciting addition to the airport,” Kevin A. Dillon, executive …

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