Spirit Airlines Unveils New, Ergonomically-Designed Seats to Maximize Usable Legroom

Spirit Airlines is advancing its promise to invest in the Guest experience by unveiling new, more comfortable seats that provide additional usable legroom. Spirit’s new seats, created by UK-based Acro Aircraft Seating, integrate state-of-the-art design features, including thicker padding, ergonomically-designed lumbar support, and additional pre-recline. Middle seats will also gain another inch of width, and […]

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Lee County Port Authority Breaks Ground on New ATC Tower at Southwest Florida International

The Lee County Port Authority, Board of Port Commissioners, county officials, business partners and other state and federal representatives held a groundbreaking ceremony marking the official start of the construction phase for a new Airport Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) and Terminal Radar Approach Control (TRACON) facility at Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, […]

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FDOT Recognizes Orlando Int’l Airport CEO as Aviation Professional of the Year

Greater Orlando Aviation Authority (GOAA) Chief Executive Officer Phil Brown has been named 2019 Aviation Professional of the Year by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The announcement was made recently at the opening ceremony of the Florida Airports Council (FAC) annual conference in Fort Lauderdale. Every year, as part of its Aviation and Spaceports […]

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Embry-Riddle to Replenish its Flight-Training Fleet with Aircraft from Textron Aviation and Diamond Aircraft Industries

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, the world’s leading aviation and aerospace institution, plans to replace many of its existing aircraft with at least 60 new Cessna Skyhawks from Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. company, as well as four new Diamond DA42-VI aircraft from Diamond Aircraft Industries, school leadership said today. The fleet replenishment reflects Embry-Riddle’s continuous […]

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Southwest Florida International Airport Continues to Report Record-Breaking Months

Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, Florida, continues to record record passenger numbers each month. During June, 586,319 passengers traveled through the airport, an increase of 7.4 percent compared to June 2018. Year-to-date, passenger traffic is up 9.4 percent compared to last year. The traffic leader in June was Delta Air Lines with 153,972 […]

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