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Air Transportation

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  • Orlando airport expected to keep TSA on the job

    Orlando airport expected to keep TSA on the job
    Federal security officers would continue checking travelers for weapons before they board planes at Orlando International Airport under a plan that likely will be adopted today by airport leaders. But the Transportation Security Administration could be...
  • Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning

    Expert: Tale of worker asleep in cargo hold is a warning
    The misadventure of a baggage handler who fell asleep in the cargo hold of a jetliner should be a warning for airlines to improve security procedures, safety experts said Tuesday. The worker banged on the plane for help shortly after takeoff on Monday...
  • Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold

    Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold
    An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon. Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot and some first-class...
  • Summer delays at New York metro airports?

    Summer delays at New York metro airports?
    NEW YORK — The closure of a runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport could create a traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer. The main arrivals runway at Kennedy will be closed for repairs and resurfacing for about five...
  • MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food

    MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food
    The Icebox Cafe at Miami International Airport is the first airport restaurant certified as a provider of locally sourced food by the state's "Fresh from Florida" program. The popular Miami Beach restaurant, which was featured on The Oprah Winfrey...
  • More late flights, more lost bags, more complaints, study of airlines finds

    More late flights, more lost bags, more complaints, study of airlines finds
    Airlines in the U.S. are doing a poorer job of serving travelers, with more late flights, more lost bags and more customer complaints, according to a report released Monday. And carriers with a big presence in Chicago all worsened in 2014 from the year...
  • Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track

    Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track
    The Gary/Chicago International Airport is putting some of the finishing touches on its runway expansion project as it remains on schedule for a June 25 opening. The $174.1 million runway project sought to add 1,900 feet to the existing 7,000-foot...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • Airport may choose new concessionaire

    Airport may choose new concessionaire
    Bob Hope Airport officials have been looking to breathe new life into the news and gift concessions in the terminal, and the airfield's longtime concession operator Paradies Shops Inc. may be on the departure list. Paradies has been a tenant at the...
  • Orlando International Airport app popular with travelers

    Orlando International Airport app popular with travelers
    More than 7,500 travelers have downloaded an app, unveiled at the end of the year, that helps them navigate Orlando International Airport. Nearly 1,000 2-inch-square beacons are affixed to ceilings, pillars and overhangs throughout the airport. The...
  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports — sometimes even managing to climb...