Articles tagged “miami international airport”

American Airlines Expects Irma Will Be Short-Term Blip on Revenues

American Airlines Expects Irma Will Be Short-Term Blip on Revenues

Brian Sumers, Skift

Airlines might have some trouble in the Caribbean longer term, but Florida should bounce back relatively quickly. That's good news for American and other U.S. airlines.

2 years ago

Miami Airport Becomes One of the First to Connect Consumers With Beacons

Miami Airport Becomes One of the First to Connect Consumers With Beacons

Marisa Garcia, Skift

The launch of the "MIA Airport Official 2.0" app is a big step towards proof of concept at Miami International Airport. Now we wait to see whether passengers enjoy blue-dot way-finding, and the personalized shopping and dining features, as much as the industry expects.

3 years ago

New App Makes Clearing Customs and Border Control in Miami a Breeze

New App Makes Clearing Customs and Border Control in Miami a Breeze

Marisa Garcia, Skift

Just being able to use a dedicated lane makes downloading this free app worthwhile.

4 years ago

Miami Airport Gets $100 Million To Improve Bag-Screening, Operations

Miami Airport Gets $100 Million To Improve Bag-Screening, Operations

Evan S. Benn, Miami Herald

Miami International Airport is one of the most-gridlocked when it comes Customs wait lines. This $100 million grant for bag-screening improvements and to expedite security screening when passengers move between terminals should help ease the congestion.

5 years ago

Miami Airport Will Suffer if American-US Airways Merger is Blocked, Says Mayor

Miami Airport Will Suffer if American-US Airways Merger is Blocked, Says Mayor

Hannah Sampson, Miami Herald

Other politicians can be expected to speak out publicly both in favor and against the merger and its impact on their local community in the months leading up to a hearing.

6 years ago

American Airlines Hub States Fight Anti-Merger Lawsuit

American Airlines Hub States Fight Anti-Merger Lawsuit

Reuters

These states had a lot riding on the merger, so it's no surprise they're pulling for its success. But after presenting a well-considered and thoroughly researched lawsuit, the federal government is not likely to change its mind based on three states' financial interests.

6 years ago

Miami airport to test self-boarding and considers kiosks in customs, too

Dennis Schaal, Skift

Some skeptics believe that passenger self-boarding will be slow to get adoption across U.S. airports because of security concerns. Self-service kiosks in customs face similar hurdles, and have much greater potential to really benefit airline passengers.

6 years ago