Tag Archives: transportation

#COVID-19 fallout: International airline service to/from Florida in June (May 31 update)

This week’s update includes sad news about TAME, Ecuador’s state-owned carrier which is being liquidated. Fort Lauderdale was the last destination served in the USA by Tame. Aeroflot Miami- Moscow (SVO) SUSPENDED (normally 4x weekly) Aeromexico Miami-Mexico City Once weekly effective June 15 (normally once daily) Orlando-Mexico City Twice weekly effective June 15 (normally 10x […]

#COVID-19 fallout: International airline service to/from Florida in June (May 24 update)

This week’s update includes sad news about TAME, Ecuador’s state-owned carrier which is being liquidated. Fort Lauderdale was the last destination served in the USA by Tame. Aeroflot Miami- Moscow (SVO) SUSPENDED (normally 4x weekly) Aeromexico Miami-Mexico City Once weekly effective June 15 (normally once daily) Orlando-Mexico City Twice weekly effective June 15 (normally 10x […]

#COVID-19 fallout: International airline service to/from Florida in June (May 17 update)

This week’s update has good news about Lufthansa returning service to the state in mid June. Several other updates as well. Air Canada Fort Lauderdale-Montreal 4x a week (normally twice daily) Fort Lauderdale – Toronto 3x a week (normally twice daily) Fort Myers-Toronto SUSPENDED (normally 4x a week) Miami- Montreal SUSPENDED (normally one daily) Miami-Toronto […]

Trump’s infrastructure plans a massive letdown for Florida and the nation

President Trump has rightly pointed out that America’s crumbling infrastructure needs a revitalization. For anyone who has traveled abroad in recent years you’ll note the train stations, the airports the superhighways, the bridges of the western world, the gulf states and even some developing nations put the US to shame. Trump said all of the […]

Launching “Throwback Tuesday” Florida history feature

Beginning next Tuesday, we will feature some aspect of Florida History including book reviews and historic videos. Reader recommendations are welcome in the comment thread below.  

Governor Scott and the Legislature could learn from Alabama Republicans

“Thank god for Alabama” has been a consistent comment many of us in Florida have made through the years. It seemed in whatever area we were falling short we still had Alabama, Mississippi or Arkansas to make us feel better. But no longer is that the case. While Governor Scott speaks in platitudes about attracting […]

Zest of the Day: Springs revival languishes in Legislature

A MUST read today from the Tampa Bay Times on an issue I have highlighted for some time. Florida’s Springs one of our greatest natural resources and perhaps the biggest driver of tourism to the Big Bend region of the state.