Airline travelers expected to exceed pre-pandemic levels this weekend in Denver, so it’s best to plan ahead for multiple reasons.
WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is giving nearly $1 billion to 85 airports to expand and upgrade terminals and other facilities, using money approved in last year’s huge infrastructure bill. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg said the projects will help meet future demand for travel and make flying safer and more efficient. “I don’t think anybody […]
Two passengers on a flight from Denver cut short after the plane’s engine exploded over the Denver area filed lawsuits Friday against United Airlines claiming each “suffered, and continues to suffer, personal, emotional, and pecuniary injuries.” Passengers Joseph McGinley and Jonathan Strawn, who were on their way home to Hawaii on Feb. 20, claim in […]
By Thomas Peipert, The Associated Press The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday ordered airlines in the United States to ground planes with the type of engine that blew apart after takeoff from Denver this past weekend until they can be inspected for stress cracks. The FAA’s order applies to U.S. operators of airplanes equipped with […]
A small plane crashed Monday afternoon near the mountain town of Telluride, killing both people aboard. Authorities say the two people killed were a couple from Port Orange, Florida, who “had eloped to Telluride for a small wedding and adventure-filled honeymoon that they were documenting online for friends and families to follow.” They were identified […]
A pivotal moment in George Bye’s entrepreneurial life came in 2006. As the creator of a hot new aircraft called the Javelin, Bye was getting wined and dined by Silicon Valley’s elite, who wanted one of the planes Popular Science described as “a flying sports car.” That’s how Bye, a former Air Force pilot, ended […]
Since 2014, 73 people have died in helicopter and airplane crashes in Colorado. The aircraft they were piloting or were passengers in went down for an array of reasons, from alcohol intoxication to mechanical malfunctions to human error. None of the crashes happened during a commercial flight. Most of the crashes happened in the high […]
Legislation aiming to close a loophole to make helicopters safer after a deadly Flight for Life crash in Colorado has passed Congress and is headed to President Donald Trump’s desk. U.S. Reps. Ed Perlmutter, of Arvada, and Jared Polis, of Boulder, teamed up on the effort, which would require the Federal Aviation Administration to mandate […]