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Passengers at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport now have the option of filling their water bottles with chilled, filtered water before they board their flight. There are seven water bottle filling stations available in the Terminal 4, which serves about 80 percent of Sky Harbor’s passengers. In addition, there are four bottle refilling stations in Terminal 3 and two in Terminal 2.
With small errors adding up to big dollars for travelers, the state Department of Weights and Measures has penalized several airlines for inaccurate luggage scales.
(Editor’s note: Sarah Barnes, the mother of Mountain Pointe wide receiver/defensive back Jalen Brown, was asked by the AFN to reflect on the parent’s perspective of having a big-time Division I recruit in the family and the process that led to him choosing Oregon.)
If you saw Paul Greengrass's "United 93," a terrifying depiction of one of the doomed flights on 9/11, you know this director can evoke a harrowing, real-life event like few others. In fact, you may not have recovered yet from the experience.
A report conducted by Arizona State University’s W.P. Carey School of Business indicates the combined direct and indirect impacts from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport brought in more than $1 billion to the regional economy in fiscal year 2013. That’s 79 percent more than what was reported in the last study, three years ago.
The old Grace Inn is going through a big remodel to reopen as a Four Points by Sheraton in July of 2014.
A stretch of westbound Interstate 10 between Sky Harbor Airport and the Deck Park Tunnel in Phoenix will be closed Friday night for maintenance work inside the tunnel, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Drivers are encouraged to plan ahead, consider alternate routes and allow extra travel time while the following weekend freeway restrictions are in place:
Recently while traveling, I had a brief but truly uplifting experience.
A few months ago, Alan and Mike DeNaro of Massachusetts packed for a flight to Phoenix. When they arrived, father and son drove 15 minutes from the airport to the world-famous Bob Bondurant School of High Performance Driving, where Mike participated in an Advanced Teen Driving 3-Day course.
“Yum” doesn’t come to mind when most people see a spiny prickly pear cactus.
Rocky came to us through the Mill Dog Rescue as a very small puppy about three months ago. He has always been known as a ball of personality and energy as soon as he arrived. He is a 6-month-old Mountain Cur mix, and is definitely still very puppy like and goofy.
President Barack Obama gets off Air Force One before being greeted by Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton, second from left, and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, upon his arrival at Phoenix International Airport in Phoenix, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013. In Arizona the President is expected to tour a construction project and speak about housing, before heading to Los Angeles where he will tape an episode of the �The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.� (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
People line up to try and snap a photo of President Barack Obama at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
President Barack Obama waves to crowd at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
President Barack Obama shakes hands with the crowd at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
President Barack Obama waves goodbye to the onlookers at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
Air Force One arrives at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
President Barack Obama arrives at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
President Barack Obama departs Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
Air Force One takes off from Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
The last time Jan Brewer greeted Barack Obama at the airport, it didn't exactly go so well.
If you’re heading out on a summer vacation or planning a holiday getaway, you’re likely renting a car.
Someday, the world will look back on this era and shake its collective head about decades of insanity. The world will wonder how we ever managed to live in these conditions. The world will congratulate itself that it finally saw the light and wonder why it took so long to do so.
Less than a year after starting its route, Frontier Airlines will discontinue its direct route from Phoenix-Mesa Gateway to Denver later this year.
Very tired of hearing all the gripes and complaints about the Loop 202 west extension. Just build it. It is no closer to homes than the East Loop 202 or the Interstate 10, which is less than two blocks from my home in the retirement section of Ahwatukee (this causes no pollution that I am aware of). This has been on the drawing board for almost 20 years; we have wasted thousands of dollars for study after study. BUILD IT NOW!