Nonstop BHM flights to DC and Houston resuming on Southwest

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Southwest is bringing back daily flights to DC and Houston from Birmingham. Photo via Birmingham Airport Authority.
Southwest is bringing back daily flights to DC and Houston from Birmingham. Photo via Birmingham Airport Authority.

Birmingham just got a little closer to the Washington Monument. Southwest Airlines is resuming flights to Baltimore/DC and Houston from the Magic City, and I’m ready to pack my bags. Keep reading for more on how to reach two of America’s most exciting cities right here from BHM.

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4 things to know about Birmingham’s Airport Hills community

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Want a cool view of the airport and the city? You can find it in Airport Hills. Photo via flybirmingham.com.

The Airport Hills is a heavily residential area that’s home to over 5,000 people. For all you aviation fans, this community has great, unobstructed views of Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport’s runways. Thanks to the city’s BIG Partnership initiative centered around the airport, Airport Hills is going to see major growth in the near future.

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7 ways the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport makes traveling less stressful.

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Try to remember everything you need to have before a trip and you will definitely stress out. Fortunately, The Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International airport is an airport that works to make your travel easier, safer, and less stressful!  Continue reading “7 ways the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport makes traveling less stressful.”

Birmingham Innovator: Aviate owner’s motto is ‘Play Hard. Travel Often’

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Photo by Kara Kennedy

I am sure by now, you all have seen the BHM baseball caps in retailers around town, but did you know that the company who came up with the idea is located right here in Birmingham and that it has expanded internationally?

The product line, baseball cap with airport codes stitched on them, promotes a sense of pride in one’s community, which is one of the founding principles behind why owner Ben Lancaster decided to open Aviate  in 2015.  And since its opening, the Homewood, Alabama-based company has garnered a loyal following.

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Protestors Against Trump’s Immigration Ban Gather at Shuttlesworth Airport

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Hundreds of protesters met at the Birmingham Shuttlesworth International Airport this afternoon to demonstrate opposition against President Trump’s executive orders banning people from Iraq, Sudan, Syria, Iran, Somalia or Yemen from traveling to the U.S.  for 90 days.

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Photo courtesy of Bud Gabis

Confusion and chaos spread across U.S. airports this weekend as anxious families searched for arriving relatives, friends and business associates and protestors demonstrated against the measure.

 

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