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What happens to luggage abandoned at Denver International Airport?

Enter Denver Rescue Mission. The nonprofit organization works to create lasting change in the lives of people experiencing homelessness in Denver.

Coloradans

3 Denver International Airport workers remember how 9/11 changed them and their careers

Steve Lee, Mike Carlson and Mark Nagel all were working at DIA when terrorists attacked the United States 20 years ago. Here’s what they remember.

Coloradans

Colorado’s urban open space past haunts the future of development and community life

From Park Hill Golf to Westminster Farm to the Stock Show grounds, neighbors demand much from rebuilding of spaces they feel ownership in, while developers say there’s only so much they can do.

Growth

Federal court dismisses Centennial Airport’s challenge to FAA’s NextGen flight paths

The FAA’s plan to optimize arrival and departure at local airports is called the Denver Metroplex project, and it includes Denver International Airport and Centennial Airport

Transportation

Some of the worst ozone pollution in the U.S. settles along the Front Range. New rules to fix it are ahead.

Colorado has made some progress toward reducing the chemical dangerous to human health. But it will take leaning on automobiles and oil and gas producers to really move the needle.

Climate

United Airlines sees a supersonic future, orders planes from Colorado-based Boom Supersonic

The airline said Thursday that it plans to buy 15 jets from Boom Supersonic with an option for 35 more once the start-up company designs a plane that flies faster than the speed of sound while meeting safety and environmental standards

Business

Two passengers sue United Airlines for flight cut short by dramatic engine explosion over Denver

Joseph McGinley and Jonathan Strawn claim the Feb. 20 flight from Denver to Hawaii induced “significant trauma”

Crime and Courts

Air France will launch a Denver-Paris flight in July

The new route is a sign that Denver will be able to continue expanding its international connections despite a global slump in air travel during the pandemic

Business

Fully vaccinated can travel again, new CDC guidance says

Previously, the CDC had cautioned against unnecessary travel even for vaccinated people

Coronavirus

Denver-based Frontier Airlines hopes its IPO rides the U.S. wave of travel recovery

CEO Barry Biffle said Frontier will remain focused on the leisure-travel market, unlike bigger airlines that depend on high-paying business travelers

Business

Weekend snowstorm, at 27.1 inches, was Denver’s 4th largest dating back 140 years

The weekend snowstorm closed roads, shut down Denver International Airport for two days, and kept schools, businesses and governments closed on Monday

News

Denver International Airport shuts down its runways, I-70 through the mountains is closed as heavy snow pounds Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation warned that road closures are highly likely and asked people not to make unnecessary trips.

News

Colorado man accused of refusing to wear mask, then urinating on Denver-bound flight

The FBI arrested 24-year-old Landon Grier of Canon City after the flight landed March 9, according to an affidavit filed in U.S. District Court in Denver.

Crime and Courts

United Airlines temporarily grounds 24 planes following catastrophic engine failure over Denver

The aircraft that are being removed from United's service have Pratt & Whitney 4000 series engines

Business

Four important things to know about the United Airlines flight that rained debris on the Denver area

A Boeing 777, like the one involved in Saturday’s catastrophic engine failure, is designed to fly on one engine in an emergency. Pilots train for it frequently.

News

United Airlines plane with exploded engine drops debris over Denver area before emergency landing

Video taken by passengers on the plane, a Boeing 777-200 operated by United Airlines and en route from Denver to Honolulu, showed flames shooting from one of its massive engines

News

Norwegian Air to end long-haul flights, slashing Denver’s connection to Paris, Rome

The airline said it will “focus on its core Nordics business, operating a European short haul network with narrow body aircraft"

Business

United Airlines will begin flying the 737 Max out of Denver in February

Southwest Airlines, which also has a hub in Denver and has 737 Max airplanes, says it’s not sure when it will resume operating the plane out of the Mile High City

Business

Colorado’s final coronavirus vaccine preparations include practicing for high-stakes delivery road trips

There’s security to consider, as well as Interstate 70 traffic and snowstorms. “It’s getting (different) groups to come together to put the syringes in the arms at the end of the day,” one official said.

Coronavirus

Testing alone won’t be enough to stem Colorado’s surge of coronavirus cases

Health officials warn that the tried and true advice of tests -- plus “austere behavior” -- offers the best chance to control the virus

Coronavirus
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