Jacksonville International Airport

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Travelers who book an Uber or Lyft to pick them up from the Jacksonville Airport will soon have to pay a fee.

Parking fees at Jacksonville International Airport will be going up June 1. 

balcony in Nassau
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Travelers will soon be able to head to a new exotic location from Jacksonville. Silver Airways said Thursday it’s starting nonstop service to the Bahamas in May.


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Passengers at Jacksonville International Airport are once again moving smoothly through security now that a broken TSA scanner is working again.

JIA spokeswoman Debbie Jones says travelers weren’t so lucky early Tuesday morning, however.

“It really caused a significant delay for many passengers. The machine has since been repaired and is operating normally. So we’re not seeing any significant delays related to that," she said Tuesday afternoon.

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Some potential passengers were pretty excited when Air Canada said it would start flying between Jacksonville and Toronto. Now they have something else to be excited about.

Air Canada said Monday its recently announced nonstop service would begin earlier than it had anticipated. The reason: The Canadian airline wants to accommodate tourists coming to the First Coast for The Players Championship.


TSA: Remember Special Rules For Four-Legged Travelers

May 21, 2015
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Anyone who’s flown on an airplane in the past decade has the airport security rules memorized: Don’t leave your bag unattended. Take off your shoes when you pass through metal detectors. And leave weapons at home.

But what about rules for furry travel companions?

The Transportation Security Administration has special rules for flyers with small pets.

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Today is the first flight on a new route from Jacksonville International Airport to Pittsburgh. The twice-weekly flight is one of two new offerings from Allegiant Air. Its other one goes to Cincinnati.

Jacksonville Aviation Authority spokesman Michael Stewart says the new flights reflect the highest level of passenger traffic the airport has seen since 2007.

Michael Dunn, human trafficking, and flight delays are in the headlines today.

Winter weather, SWAT, and red light cameras are in the headlines today.

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Severe winter weather in the central and Northeastern U.S. is causing problems for passengers at Jacksonville International Airport.

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