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As Denver airport’s passenger numbers have seen a meteoric rise, so have its cargo operations. And that says a lot.

It seems not a month goes by in which Denver International Airport isn’t touting a new passenger record.  But just a quick drive on the tarmac away from where all those people are getting on and off jets, another set of milestones are being achieved on the airport’s cargo ramp. That’s where the percentage increase […]

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Awkward pose no more: Denver airport first to get new TSA full-body scanner that lets passengers keep hands at their side

The awkward hands-in-the-air pose passengers at airport security checkpoints across the U.S. have been making for years while passing through full-body scanners might soon be a thing of the past. New technology being operated by the Transportation Security Administration at Denver International Airport allows travelers to keep their hands at their side when screened by […]

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How Denver International Airport lands international flights — and which destinations might be next

Denver International Airport has seen explosive growth over the past year and a half into international markets, with airlines offering a host of new routes to such destinations as London, Paris, Zurich and Panama City. And there are signs that this expansion hasn’t been for naught. It’s helped to establish the Mile High City as […]

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A double-decker Airbus A380 landed in Denver for the first time last night. But don’t expect to see the plane here again soon.

The world’s largest passenger airliner landed for the first time at Denver International Airport last night. But don’t expect to the see an Airbus A380 — nicknamed “the whale” — back in the Mile High City anytime soon. Air France flight 65, heading from Los Angeles to Paris, diverted to Denver after someone aboard the […]

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Federal criminal investigation alleged as lawsuit claiming bribery, bid rigging for Denver airport concessions contract is revived

A federal criminal investigation is underway into allegations of bribery and bid rigging involving a former top official at Denver International Airport and a concessions contract worth millions of dollars, according to a lawsuit recently filed by a company that lost out on the bid. The filing revives a case dismissed by a judge earlier this year […]