| Jun 19, 2014
| 8:15 AM
In mid-August, Las Vegas’ McCarran International Airport will begin allowing travelers to identify themselves using the latest biometric screening — for a fee.
McCarran will become the 10th U.S. airport — none so far in Southern...
| Jun 3, 2014
A new airline, recycling the PEOPLExpress brand name, announced it will start flying June 30. Initial service from its base at Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport -- or, if you prefer, Patrick Henry Field -- will be two daily round-trips to...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 3:32 PM
When a Virgin Galactic plane designed for space tourism eventually launches, a Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory experiment studying magnetic activity will be on board.
The lab's Electronic Field Measurements instrument will be among a dozen...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 5:32 PM
Good health is priceless, but autism spectrum disorders can be very expensive. A new study estimates that the lifetime cost of being diagnosed with autism in the United States is somewhere between $1.43 million and $2.44 million.
Either of those...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:13 PM
The nation’s largest airlines improved their on-time rates during April and canceled fewer flights, according to a report released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Chicago-based United Airlines posted an on-time rate of 81.8...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 2:15 PM
Gov. Terry McAuliffe has high hopes — not for the Oval Office, but for outer space.
According to news reports, when McAuliffe appeared at NASA Wallops Flight Facility on Monday, he let slip he has a yen to board a rocket and become the first U.S....
| Jun 11, 2014
| 12:39 PM
[This post was updated at 2:25 to reflect additional information filed by GoPro.]
GoPro updated its IPO filing Wednesday, revealing that it plans to sell 17.8-million shares of its stock between $21 and $24 per share. That would make the San Mateo-based...
| May 29, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Virgin Galactic, British billionaire Richard Branson’s commercial space venture, announced an agreement with the Federal Aviation Administration that helps clear the path to send paying customers on a suborbital flight from a spaceport in New...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 4:15 PM
State officials fined an aviation services company $77,250 on Wednesday for five safety violations related to the death of a baggage worker in February at Los Angeles International Airport.
The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:32 PM
Flight attendants at Virgin America airline approved representation by the Transport Workers Union of America, with 58 percent voting in favor, the union said on Wednesday, citing a National Mediation Board tally.
The decision ends the last non-union U....
| Aug 14, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Vadio, a start-up that integrates music videos into online music streaming services, has raised $2 million in seed funding from individual investors including former media and entertainment executives, the company said Thursday.
Vadio pulls music...