Officials urge Thanksgiving travelers to come early and be prepared.
Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (Lambert) officials said they expect a 10-15 percent daily increase in passengers each day through the Thanksgiving holiday. In its annual Thanksgiving travel forecast, AAA predicts 43.6 million Americans will travel at least 50 miles from home over the holiday, up just 0.7 percent from last year. The biggest single travel day of the holiday weekend for Lambert is projected to be the Sunday following Thanksgiving. Officials at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport are urging passengers traveling through the airport to show up early, be patient and prepared. Officials add that people picking up guests should consider parking away at designated lots. “The busy holiday travel season will mean more …
Four women were charged last week in connection with the thefts in 2011.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Scott
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Four women who cleaned airplanes at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport face criminal charges for iPad and iPod thefts from flights in 2011. The women stole or received at least six iPads, two iPods and six ebook readers, according to court documents. During the thefts, all four women worked for ABM Janitorial Services, a contractor responsible for cleaning Southwest Airline planes at Lambert. Police said she stole an iPad valued at $909 between 9 p.m. Nov. 5 and 12:30 a.m. Nov. 6 from the Airport Operations area at Lambert. Police said they found one Nook and five Kindle ebook readers valued at $1,309 at Doss’ residence. The items had been stolen from airplanes, according to a police report. Lambert Airport Police said in a statement…