| Aug 27, 2014
| 2:14 PM
Daytona Beach police Chief Mike Chitwood was stopped by security at Orlando International Airport last week after a gun was found in his carry-on luggage, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Chitwood was stopped at a Transportation Security Administration...
| Aug 22, 2014
| 4:26 PM
Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home...
| Aug 26, 2014
The airline industry is getting $1 billion in tax breaks per year from states on the jet fuel it buys, according to a new study funded by a national labor union.
In Illinois, two separate tax breaks on fuel amount to $85 million a year, said a study...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 12:44 PM
Two United Airlines passengers feuding about reclining a seat forced the airline to make an unscheduled landing at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday, officials said.
The skirmish aboard United Flight 1462, which was headed from Newark to...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 8:28 PM
The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:17 AM
The Transportation Security Administration identified and seized more firearms at U.S. airports in 2013 than in any year since records have been kept — including more than two dozen at airports in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area....
| Jan 24, 2014
| 2:19 PM
It was guns galore at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood and Orlando international airports, as both cracked the nation's top 10 for intercepted firearms in 2013.
Orlando International was eighth in the nation and first in Florida with 47 guns caught. The...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Have gun -- won’t travel.
Last year, the Transportation Security Administration officers uncovered 1,828 firearms at airports nationwide, a 20% increase from 2012, according to a study by Northwestern University’s Medill School of...
| Jan 19, 2014
New players in the ever-annoying world of air carriers. New perks for visitors to Vegas. New ways to get around town. Travel continues to evolve, sometimes in great ways, sometimes in ways that make us want to stick out our tongues. The travel treat and...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 12:47 PM
With the Transportation Security Administration, there is almost always a method to the madness. For instance, fliers who found themselves standing out on the runway after the LAX shooting last November should have been relieved that they were out of...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Question: Each year half a million knee replacements are done in this country, and almost as many hip replacements. These metal implants almost always set off the alarm in the screenings (I know). But the screening of a traveler with an implant is quite...