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Air Transportation Industry

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  • Small plane crashes in botanical garden in Virginia; 3 dead

    A small airplane approaching a runway in heavy fog crashed into an adjacent botanical garden, killing three people inside the plane early Wednesday. The airplane's owner, James Beauchamp of Corapeake, North Carolina, said the 1975 Mooney aircraft was...
  • Ailing Malaysia Airlines readies for drastic overhaul

    After a year of calamity, Malaysia Airlines is shrinking to survive. The disappearance of Flight 370 one year ago, combined with the downing of Flight 17 over a rebel held area of eastern Ukraine four months later, brought the already financially...
  • FAA investigating plane crash in Clermont

    Lake County law enforcement officials and investigators from the Federal Aviation Administration are still trying to determine what caused a single-engine plane crash that happened on Sunday. It happened around 1 p.m. That’s when Clermont Police...
  • New Malaysia Airlines CEO a "battle hardened" veteran

    When the owners of embattled Malaysia Airlines went looking for a new CEO to lead its restructuring, they chose a German turnaround specialist known as "The Terminator" to take on what's been dubbed the toughest job in aviation. Christoph Mueller, 52,...
  • Victims to relive horror of marathon bombing as trial begins

    In the two years since twin bombs tore through crowds at the Boston Marathon finish line, the case against suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has focused on arguments over where his trial should be held, who should sit on the jury and what evidence prosecutors...
  • AP Exclusive: Airlines reject rechargeable battery shipments

    Two major U.S airlines say they will no longer accept rechargeable battery shipments as new government tests confirm that explosions and violent fires are likely to occur when large numbers of batteries enclosed in cargo containers overheat. Tests...
  • FAA limits use of states' aviation fuel taxes

    WASHINGTON Certain states and localities with airports could lose about $200 million annually unless they comply with a 2014 Federal Aviation Administration ruling requiring them to spend revenues from jet fuel taxes only on air travel-related expenses....
  • Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday

    Jury seated in Boston Marathon bombing trial; opening is Wednesday
    After two months of jury selection, a panel of 12 jurors and six alternates was seated Tuesday for the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The all-white panel consists of eight men and 10 women. Jurors...
  • Lehigh, Lafayette coaches reflect on games never played and those they wished were never played

    THIRD IN A SERIES When Fran O'Hanlon toured Europe with a U.S. all-star team in the early 1970s, they often traveled all night in a Volkswagen bus. "We had to be flexible," he recalled. "Our only rules were to be on time for the games and don't get...
  • Watchdog: Air traffic control system is a hacking risk

    The nation's system for guiding planes and other aircraft is at "increased and unnecessary risk" of being hacked, according to a report by government watchdog released Monday. The Federal Aviation Administration has taken steps to protect the air traffic...
  • Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland

    Create an 'aerotropolis' for Southland
    "Airports will shape business location and urban development in the 21st century as much as highways did in the 20th century, railroads in the 19th and seaports in the 18th." Those are the words of John Kasarda, a business professor at the University of...