Category General Florida

Azul adds second Fort Lauderdale-Brazil flight

Azul Brazilian Airlines has added a second daily flight from Sao Paulo Campinas-Viracopos to Fort Lauderdale three days a week. In December 2014, Azul underscored the importance of Florida to Brazilian commerce by making Fort Lauderdale and Orlando its first two international destinations. The first flight to Fort Lauderdale has been so successful that the […]

Manatee deaths reduced in 2014

Good news from the world of Florida wildlife. Manatee deaths in Florida waters were down substantially in 2014  when compared to 2013. According to reports from Florida’s Fish and Wildlife Research Institute the 2014 numbers of 361 deaths was far smaller than the 2013 tally of 811 dead Manatees.

Qatar Airways making Miami flights daily

Qatar Airways who are currently the only Middle Eastern airline to serve the state of Florida is bumping its service to Miami up from 5 times weekly to daily beginning in the winter of 2015. The carrier is a state owned and funded airline. The Emirate of Qatar boasts the world’s largest reserves of natural gas, […]

Smithsonian Channel to show “Aerial America – Florida” tonight at 8pm ET

The Smithsonian Channel’s Aerial America series stops in Florida tonight with an airing tonight at 8pm ET/7pm CT. I have already seen the program  having watched it when it debuted late last year. As a fan of the Aerial America series, I was thrilled the Florida version was so contemporary and versatile. Unlike previous programs […]