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A flight with few passengers from Pueblo to Denver (credit: CBS)

Many Taxpayer Subsidized Flights From Small Airports Are Flying Empty

Twenty-two of 116 federally subsidized routes feed into Denver International Airport, including flights from Alamosa, Cortez and Pueblo in Colorado — and many of those taxpayer subsidized flights have very few people on board.

05/11/2015

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Airline Quality Ratings Released, Frontier Has Most Complaints

Think flying is getting worse? A pair of university researchers who track the airline business say it’s a fact, and Denver-based Frontier Airlines gets the most complaints.

04/13/2015

Denver International Airport (credit: CBS)

United Dumps SkyWest As Baggage Handler At DIA

Nearly 650 workers are looking for new jobs after United Airlines ended its contract with SkyWest Airlines for below-wing ground baggage handling at Denver International Airport.

09/10/2014

A sign outside the Centennial Airport (credit: CBS)

Stolen Plane Incident Raises More Questions About Airport Security

Right now individual airports, not the federal government, are in charge of policing their perimeters. That it didn’t stop a Colorado pilot from getting onto the grounds of the St. George Municipal Airport in Utah.

07/18/2012

Christina Cornejo (credit: Facebook) and Brian Hedglin (credit: Colorado Springs Police)

Airport Security Scrutinized After Breach By Colorado Pilot

A spokeswoman for SkyWest airlines said Colorado Springs murder suspect Brian Hedglin, who killed himself Monday after stealing and then crashing a plane on a Utah runway, had been on leave since the day police found his girlfriend’s body.

07/18/2012

Thad Rule (credit: Rebecca Rule)

Family Says Police Used Excessive Force On Passenger At DIA

The family of a man arrested by Denver police when he refused to get off a plane claims tonight the use of force was not justified.

04/11/2011

Thad Rule (credit: Rebecca Rule)

Unruly Passenger Arrested At DIA

An airline passenger at Denver International Airport was arrested after allegedly fighting two Denver police officers.

04/09/2011

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