Southwest Airlines pilots say they are tired of saying 'sorry' on every flight. They're protesting current working conditions that have them understaffed and overworked as travel demand rebounds.
“If the South Terminal goes away, so does access to low fares. Competition in the Austin market will be impacted. That is something every visitor and resident should be concerned about,” said Jeff Pearse.
The organizations SANAR and PODER filed a petition for review against the FAA on May 27.
One of the first Virgin Atlantic flights landed Wednesday afternoon and passengers on board say it was smooth, but their experience at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was far from it.
Austin residents now have a new summer destination option thanks to American Airlines launching a new nonstop service between AUS and Jamaica.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport said they received four reports of catalytic converter thefts within 24 hours at the airport parking lots.
“This year, we’re expecting 22 million people to fly out of the airport, which is double what the airport served when we first opened,” said Sam Haynes, public information officer for AUS.
AAA estimates 39 million people will be traveling for the holiday and Austin-Bergstrom International Airport expects to have the busiest Memorial Day travel time in its history.
Investigators believe Kaitlin Marie Armstrong flew from the Austin airport to Houston Hobby Airport on May 14. She then took a connecting flight to LaGuardia Airport.
The airport said an estimated 22 million passengers will fly out of AUS this year, making 2022 a record-breaking year. The increase in passengers comes after significant growth and investment in Austin by the airlines.
According to the airport, the power outage is impacting gates 16, 17, 18, and 21. The power outage is also affecting the east side ticket counters.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport has secured $400 million of funding after a successful Airport System Revenue Bond sale to investors.
A federal judge claims the federal mask mandate was exceeding the authority of U.S. health officials. This court ruling now vacates the mandate.
Lines at ABIA moved quickly, despite predictions from airport officials that it would be yet another busy Monday morning at the airport.
Let's take a look at what it takes to get through security at AUS and what passengers can do to streamline the process.
"We are willing to relocate a highway which is going to be complex, expensive and difficult to do, but when it comes to a fuel facility we are somehow not able to do that,” said Fuentes.
American Airlines is interviewing hundreds of people to join the team at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS).
Austin City Council member Vanessa Fuentes has a resolution on the table to delay the project and make the city find another site. Airport officials say the city cannot afford to wait any longer, due to Austin's constant growth.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport linked the problem to the high number of flights heading in and out of Austin as well as staffing issues.
AUS officials are urging travelers to arrive at the airport early today, especially if you're flying out before 8 a.m., as they anticipate a busy day.