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  • Coconut Creek man pointed laser at Sheriff's Office chopper, say police

    Coconut Creek man pointed laser at Sheriff's Office chopper, say police
    Aiming a laser light pointer at anyone is a bad idea. Aiming one at a Broward Sheriff's Office helicopter pilot is even worse. Jonathan Leiva, 22, did just that, police said. The Coconut Creek man flashed a laser light device at the cockpit of an...
  • Plane Crash Lands On Busway In West Hartford; Pilot Not Injured

    Plane Crash Lands On Busway In West Hartford; Pilot Not Injured
    WEST HARTFORD — A single engine Cessna headed to Brainard Airport in Hartford lost power over West Hartford Saturday afternoon and crash landed on the CTfastrak busway just north of New Britain Avenue. The only person aboard the aircraft was its...
  • Vacancy opens on airport board

    Vacancy opens on airport board
    The city of Burbank is looking to fill a vacancy on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board after Susan Georgino tendered her resignation “effective immediately” on Wednesday. Georgino’s resignation comes as the city is...
  • Thanksgiving travel: 650 flights canceled so far on busiest day

    Thanksgiving travel: 650 flights canceled so far on busiest day
    If your Thanksgiving travels are taking you to the East Coast on Wednesday, be prepared for flight delays and cancellations as a powerful storm moves from North Carolina up to New England. A nor'easter dumping rain and snow in the Northeast is adding to...
  • Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel

    Mythbuster: Thanksgiving Eve not busiest for air travel
    Wednesday was not the busiest air travel day of the year, no matter how many times it's repeated on TV news. In fact, the busiest travel day for flying this year in America will be Sunday, as Thanksgiving travelers return home after the holiday. At...
  • Broward County planning new digs for pets at animal shelter

    Broward County planning new digs for pets at animal shelter
    Broward County's world-weary dog pound is destined for a long-awaited upgrade. For nearly 34 years, thousands of homeless cats and dogs have awaited their fate at a remote former military barracks on the grounds of the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport

    New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport
    Fliers arriving in the Baltimore region this holiday season may notice smoother descents into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, while residents in Towson and other area suburbs might hear a bit less noise overhead. Thanks to new state-of-the-art...
  • FAA studying military-style air-traffic backup system, Sen. Kirk says

     FAA studying military-style air-traffic backup system, Sen. Kirk says
    Fifteen key air traffic control facilities would take over airplane guidance during emergencies in which part or all of the primary control system is knocked offline, according to a $65 million proposal that Sen. Mark Kirk said Tuesday is under federal...
  • Amid Missouri unrest, FAA closes air space over Ferguson

    Amid Missouri unrest, FAA closes air space over Ferguson
    The airspace over Ferguson is a no-fly zone once again. The Federal Aviation Administration placed temporary flight restrictions over Ferguson late Monday after deeming it a hazardous area.  No media helicopters or commercial flights are allowed in...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights

    Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights
    Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil. Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...