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Nicolais: Bargain hunters beware — flying Spirit and Frontier cost me plenty

When Frontier and Spirit airlines proposed to merge, I decided to give them a try — and I ended up paying for it in the end

Opinion Columns

Denver airport, RTD drops masks as judge voids federal COVID mandate

Transportation

Denver-based Frontier Airlines buying Spirit in $3B low-cost carrier deal

The merger will create the nation's fifth largest carrier.

Business

Silverman: Former Mayor Federico Peña still makes Denver proud

Once seen by some as a leftist, Peña now describes himself as being part of the “frustrated center.” He has high hopes that bipartisanship can return.

Opinion Columns

Littwin: The big news about the latest assault on an airliner, diverted to Denver, is that masks were apparently not involved

Most such cases on airplanes and in grocery stores and, of course, at school board meetings are a result of mask mandates. This one may have been an old-school, booze-induced incident.

Opinion Columns

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
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