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  • Minneapolis boy, 9, sneaks onto flight, makes it to Las Vegas

    Unlikeliest Vegas trip ever. A 9-year-old Minneapolis boy slipped through a wall of post-Sept. 11 airport security and onto a Delta Airlines flight to Las Vegas last week, officials said.  He was alone and had no ticket. The boy's successful venture...
  • Boy, 9, who sneaked on plane to Vegas will receive help, judge rules

    MINNEAPOLIS — A 9-year-old boy who eluded airport security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas should live away from his parents for now while he and his family get therapy and other services, a judge ruled Wednesday....
  • Delta and JetBlue allow electronics during takeoffs and landings

    Delta and JetBlue allow electronics during takeoffs and landings
    It didn't take long for airlines to adopt the new policy that lets passengers use portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. A day after the Federal Aviation Administration announced it would lift the restrictions, Delta Airlines and...
  • Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners

    Airbus pushes for 18-inch minimum seat width on jetliners
    The airline industry has been packing more passengers into smaller seats over the last few years, and now one of the world's largest jet manufacturers is calling for an end to the crush. Airline seats with less legroom and thinner seat back cushions...
  • TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI

    TSA to add more pre-check security lines at BWI
    More security lines will be opened under the TSA PreCheck program at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting Tuesday, giving trusted travelers another option for expedited screening. Travelers who sign-up and qualify for the program are allowed to move...
  • American Airlines allows expanded use of electronic devices

    American Airlines allows expanded use of electronic devices
    American Airlines became the latest carrier to get federal clearance to lift restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices during takeoffs and landings. The Forth Worth-based airline will begin Monday afternoon to allow passengers to use...
  • For the record

    Voting rights: In the June 30 Section A, an article about the effects of the Supreme Court's decision striking down a key portion of the Voting Rights Act said Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. wrote that black voter registration in Mississippi was 6.4%...
  • New York's LaGuardia Airport is almost a terminal case

    New York's LaGuardia Airport is almost a terminal case
    NEW YORK — The bus was standing room only as travelers hauling luggage jostled for space amid the commuters and other local riders. Two men with skis, ski boots and backpacks squeezed into the nook beside the rear exit, blocking the door. A woman...
  • Passenger traffic at LAX to rise 8% for Christmas holiday

    The holiday travel crowds at Los Angeles International Airport will be even bigger this year, with passenger volume expected to be 8.2% higher than last year, the airport said. From Friday until Jan. 2, 2.6 million passengers are expected to fly in...
  • Delta takes on the '80s in latest in-flight safety video

    Delta takes on the '80s in latest in-flight safety video
    Delta Air Lines has made a habit in the last couple of years of putting out safety videos that infuse the necessary pre-flight info with a little bit of humor. The latest, posted to their youtube account on Tuesday at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=...
  • No cellphone calls on Delta Air Lines, CEO says

    No cellphone calls on Delta Air Lines, CEO says
    A week after a federal agency began the process of lifting the ban on cellphone calls on planes, the chief executive of one of the nation's largest airlines vowed to keep phones silent on his company's flights. The chief executive of Delta Air Lines,...