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  • Plane makes unexpected landing at Bob Hope Airport

    A Southwest Airlines jet on its way from Sacramento to Ontario was diverted to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank Monday evening after an instrument reading indicated a possible fuel leak, according to an airport official. Fire crews were called to the...
  • 818 Roundup: Local hospitals celebrate Armenian Christmas; JPL's telescope discovers new planets

    818 Roundup: Local hospitals celebrate Armenian Christmas; JPL's telescope discovers new planets
    Good morning, 818! Today is Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015. Temperatures for today are expected to reach a high of 81 degrees and a low of 50 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Here are your local headlines: - Local religious leaders recited...
  • United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared

     United's 2014 profit lagged all U.S. airlines, even as stock soared
    Chicago-based United Airlines was the least profitable airline in North America over the past year, although it ranked middle of the pack worldwide and its stock price soared in 2014. A ranking of 67 airlines worldwide by Airline Weekly released Monday...
  • Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015

    Airline industry poised to fly high in 2015
    The airline industry in 2015 is likely to be healthy again thanks to mergers and falling jet fuel prices, and while consumers might be stuffed into slimmer seats in coach at least they will be able to enjoy new and upgraded planes and more onboard...
  • Airline stocks soared in 2014

    Airline stocks soared in 2014
    Stocks of U.S. airlines partied on New Year's Eve, many capping off a soaring 2014 on the wings of lower fuel prices and strong domestic demand. It's a dramatic turnaround for U.S. carriers that racked up $58 billion in losses from 2001 to 2009 before...
  • Oakland airport wants you to chill out before and after security

    Oakland airport wants you to chill out before and after security
    Oakland International Airport wants you to calm down. That's why it's playing host to the first West Coast comfort zone at its security checkpoint in Terminal 2. While you're waiting in line you can watch soothing videos on three 15-foot-wide screens,...
  • Steady rain, blustery winds forecast for Christmas Eve

    Steady rain, blustery winds forecast for Christmas Eve
    Soaking rain and blustery winds could cause travel delays across the eastern United States on Christmas Eve, forecasters said, after fog and drizzle snarled air traffic Tuesday. An inch or more of rain was expected to fall with steady showers from late...
  • After its final flight Sunday, AirTran to become one with Southwest

    After its final flight Sunday, AirTran to become one with Southwest
    AirTran Airways and Southwest Airlines will finally be one. The last AirTran flight scheduled for Sunday will retrace the route of the airline's first flight -- when it was known as ValuJet -- from Atlanta to Tampa, Fla. AirTran Flight 1 (or Southwest...
  • E-cigarette sparks in-flight emergency for BWI-bound plane

    E-cigarette sparks in-flight emergency for BWI-bound plane
    The pilot of a Southwest Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. declared an in-flight emergency before landing at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport Wednesday night, the airline said. An airline spokesperson said a...
  • TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment

    TSA reminds air travelers of Pre-check enrollment
    With peak holiday air travel season approaching, Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials are reminding Hampton Roads travelers of its pre-screening services. For a $85 fee, area travelers can speed through the screening process at most...
  • Southwest to start nonstop flights between Orange County, Austin, Texas

    Southwest to start nonstop flights between Orange County, Austin, Texas
    Orange County travelers will have more options to fly to Austin, Texas, next summer. An added bonus: Fliers who book by Monday can take advantage of low introductory airfares on the new service. Southwest Airlines plans to start daily nonstop flights...