Tucson International Airport is among 60 airports nationwide that will get an expedited passenger-screening procedure for eligible travelers by the end of the year, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced Wednesday.
Rudy Salayandia and his son, Aidan, 4, enjoy a recent trip to the Pima Air & Space Museum. The museum has landed on the list of the top 10 percent of tourism businesses in the world by TripAdvisor.com.
The 390th Bombardment Group Memorial Museum is undergoing a major overhaul. It is expected to reopen by Sept. 28.
Visitors check out some of the helicopters and planes at the museum.
It may be summer, but the Pima Air & Space Museum is still in full flight, with a slate of special educational events this month.
A plane piloted by Louis Bleriot, the French aviator, is shown after crossing the English Channel, July 25, 1909. (AP Photo)
Louis Bleriot at the controls of the plane which made the first flight across the English Channel, July 25, 1909. (AP Photo)
PHOENIX — The Air Force said Thursday it will assign three additional F-35 squadrons to Luke Air Force Base, bolstering the future of the facility 15 miles west of Phoenix as the military’s current fleet of F-16s is retired.
Though the worldwide economy is still on shaky ground, the demand for ultra-luxury air travel is on a rapid ascent.
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines grounded flights across the country Tuesday because of an outage of its main reservations system. Thousands of passengers were stranded at airports and on airplanes.
The closure of control towers at Tucson’s Ryan Airfield and 148 other small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until June 15, federal regulators announced today.
Some airports have begun mounting a legal challenge to federal regulators' decision to shut down 149 contractor-operated air traffic control towers, citing safety requirements.
Tucson's Ryan Airfield faces closure of its contract air-traffic control tower in early April unless it can make a good case to regulators that keeping it open is in the national interest.