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Air Transportation

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  • FAA investigates 2 laser incidents by Newark Liberty airport

    Federal officials are looking into more laser-pointing incidents at Newark Liberty International Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says two flights reported lasers were pointed at them Sunday night. An ExpressJet flight and a Shuttle...
  • Festival of Books: What you need to know about TSA airport security rules

    Festival of Books: What you need to know about TSA airport security rules
    Clearly some of you don't know what's allowed and what isn't at airport security checkpoints. For those in need of a refresher course, Travel Editor Catharine Hamm and Transportation Security Administration spokesman Nico Melendez will be talking...
  • Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand

    Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand
    Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April. The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
  • Orlando International Airport decides to keep TSA

    Officials with the Orlando International Airport have recommended against making it the largest airport to get rid of the TSA. An airport advisory committee on Monday voted to keep Transportation Security Administration officers and not replace them with...
  • Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday. The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet (335 meters) short of the runway...
  • Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA

    Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA
    The TSA could keep its job checking passengers for weapons and contraband at Orlando International Airport after a committee decided Monday that the agency shouldn't be replaced with privately hired security guards. But there are conditions: The...
  • JetBlue computer outage resolved after causing delays for passengers

    JetBlue computer outage resolved after causing delays for passengers
    A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said. JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m. Eastern time that has caused delays...
  • Fees for minors keep climbing

    If you've got a child who will be traveling as an unaccompanied minor, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise. Over the years, we've seen the fees for this service climb. Some airlines are charging as much as $150 each way, or $300 round trip, for...
  • Air Canada plane makes hard landing short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada plane made a hard landing short of the runway at the Halifax airport during a snowstorm, crashing into a bank of antennas and shearing off its main landing gear, nose cone, and an engine as it skidded on its belly, officials said. The...
  • Broken sprinkler head at Fort Lauderdale airport leads to brief evacuation of Terminal 2

    Broken sprinkler head at Fort Lauderdale airport leads to brief evacuation of Terminal 2
    FORT LAUDERDALE — A broken sprinkler head in the Terminal 2 baggage claim area at Fort Lauderdale International Airport touched off the fire alarm system and prompted the evacuation Sunday afternoon of hundreds of people. The evacuation lasted...
  • Air Canada plane leaves Halifax runway on 'abrupt' landing

    An Air Canada plane made an "abrupt" landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of injuries, authorities said early Sunday. The airline said all passengers with Flight AC624 from Toronto left...