Light-rail ridership levels tripled May 28 during Food Lion Speed Street compared with an average Saturday, and some of those passengers did not pay after they were let on trains when rail platforms became overwhelmed. Normally, there are approximately 10,000 ...Read More »
Trade and Transportation
US Airways Group today said it had a 5.7 percent increase in passengers last month. The Tempe, Ariz.-based company, whose largest hub is Charlotte/Douglas International Airport, had 4.7 million passenger boardings in May, up from 4.5 million the same month ...Read More »
Horizon Lines said it has reached an agreement with the majority of holders of its senior notes regarding refinancing the company’s debt. The agreement centers on a complete refinancing and a new asset-based revolving loan of up to $125 million, for ...Read More »
Embattled shipping company Horizon Lines faces losing its listing on the New York Stock Exchange. Charlotte-based Horizon Lines said it has fallen below the NYSE’s listing standards because its market capitalization averaged less than $50 million during a 30 trading-day ...
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The Charlotte-based US Airline Pilots Association, upset about pilots’ pay, plans to picket at Philadelphia International Airport at 11:15 a.m. today to bring attention to what it calls efforts by US Airways to delay contract negotiations. Phoenix-based US Airways’ largest hub is ...Read More »
The controversial Independence Boulevard area plan passed unanimously during a Charlotte City Council meeting Monday. Among other things, transit has been a source of debate over the plan. The transit plan created by the Metropolitan Transit Commission includes bus rapid transit ...Read More »
US Airways has begun providing daily flights to Dublin and Madrid from Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. The Madrid service begins today. Dublin service begins Saturday. The flights will operate during the summer, through Sept. 30. The new flights bring the number ...Read More »
When it comes to lengthy and convoluted planning processes, the Independence Boulevard project is one of Charlotte’s most notorious examples. And it doesn’t look like things are going to improve any time soon. Multiple public agencies are involved in the ...
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It was six pages that disturbed many in Charlotte. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department report released last month, in the wake of the Delvonte Tisdale incident, detailed a slew of security issues at Charlotte/Douglas International Airport: not enough law enforcement, law ...Read More »