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Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport showcased several planes in advance of its Aviation Day event on March 5.
Got a youngster who’s into big machines? A variety of interesting aircraft will be rolled out onto the tarmac for a closer look at Gateway Aviation Day. The free event also offers a kids zone full of fun activities and food vendors.
Kids and adults get an up close look at various helicopters and airplanes during the Gateway Aviation Day, Saturday, March 10, 2012 at the Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. [Tim Hacker/ Tribune]
Stearman pilot Billy Walker stands in front of his plane a few days before Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport's Aviation Day, which is scheduled for March 8. [Courtesy Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport]
A stearman formation flight as pictured from the air taken at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport's on March 5. [Courtesy Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport]
The Tempe Chamber of Commerce will host the 17th Annual Breakfast for Chamber Champions on Feb. 28 at the Embassy Suites Tempe from 7:30 to 9 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Should shoppers turn off their smartphones when they hit the mall? Or does having them on lead to better sales or shorter lines at the cash register?
Chandler Councilman Jack Sellers this week was confirmed as the newest member of the Arizona State Transportation Board.
All three people killed in a single-engine plane crash near a Colorado ski town’s airport were pilots from Arizona, authorities said.
This photo released by the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office shows the wreckage of a private Beechcraft Bonanza single-engine plane that crashed near a Colorado ski town's airport, killing all three people aboard. Sheriff's spokeswoman Jennifer Dinsmore said deputies began the recovery effort west of Telluride, Colo., Monday Feb. 17, 2014. The airplane took off from Telluride Regional Airport on Sunday, Feb. 16 on its way to Cortez, a city in southwest Colorado about 75 miles away. (AP Photo/San Miguel Sheriff’s Office)
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Ben Baldanza, the CEO of Spirit Airlines, leans over his kitchen table, takes another look at the board and plots out his strategy.
More than 60 Arizona artists from 22 cities around the state have their nature-inspired artworks on display at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport in an alliterative exhibition, titled “Birds, Blooms and Bugs.”
Several portions of Interstate 10 near downtown Phoenix will close this weekend due to scheduled maintenance on the Deck Park Tunnel.
Arizona's bid to become a test site for unmanned drones was rejected Monday as federal officials picked six other proposals.
President Barack Obama waves goodbye to the onlookers at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport on Tuesday August, 6, 2013.
Ahwatukee resident Bob Miller and his team recently finished with the United Fantasy Flight project, where they took students across the Valley on a flight to a Christmas experience they surely will remember for years to come.
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.