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Air Transportation

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  • Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed

    Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed
    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
  • Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport

    Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport
    A Southwest Airlines jet clipped a stationary JetBlue plane as it was pushing back from the gate at Logan International Airport in Boston on Monday, according to CBS Boston. The JetBlue plane was empty and although both aircrafts sustained minor...
  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport. In...
  • FAA says U-2 spy plane flight plan caused airline service disruption

    FAA says U-2 spy plane flight plan caused airline service disruption
    A glitch in an air traffic control computer last week that brought airline flights to a standstill across the region was blamed on the system’s inability to process the flight plan of a high-flying U-2 spy plane, the Federal Aviation...
  • Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash

    A couple who stole stranded luggage from passengers diverted away from San Francisco International Airport last year because of the Asiana Airlines crash have been sentenced to jail. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, and Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32 -- both...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen. Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
  • People Express announces flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh starting June 30

    People Express announces flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh starting June 30
    People Express officially launched Friday and said it will offer daily round-trip flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh beginning on June 30. The company made the announcement at Concourse A at Newport News-Williamsburg...
  • L.A. assistant city attorney picked to head FAA airports division

    A 12-year veteran of the Los Angeles city attorney's office has been appointed to head the airports division of the Federal Aviation Administration. Eduardo A. Angeles, a senior assistant city attorney who has served as general counsel for Los Angeles...
  • NTSB urges rigorous testing after 787 Dreamliner battery fire probe

    A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....
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  • Hatfield toymaker installs huge kinetic structure at Philly Airport

     
    The next time you're at Philadelphia International Airport, check out K'NEX's " Innovative Engineering @Play" exhibit.The Hatfield-based construction toy company launched the exhibit in Terminal A-West. The display is post-security, and accessible to...