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Air Transportation

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  • Shuster hasn't considered recusal after dating lobbyist

    The chairman of the House transportation committee on Tuesday said he never considered recusing himself from the panel's work on aviation legislation after he began dating a top airline industry lobbyist. GOP Rep. Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania said he's...
  • After Nepal earthquake, chaos at Katmandu airport: 'From Paradise to Hell'

    After Nepal earthquake, chaos at Katmandu airport: 'From Paradise to Hell'
    Under a yellow moon that hung like a wedge of lemon in the sky, Ole Andersen was camped at 3 a.m. Monday out front of Katmandu’s Tribhuvan International Airport with a green notebook, writing a story he called “From Paradise to Hell in a Few...
  • Planes often hit birds at Orlando International

    Planes often hit birds at Orlando International
    Airplanes hit birds and other animals more than 150 times a year at Orlando International Airport, and while most strikes result in no more damage than when bugs hit car windshields, more serious problems can occur. From November 2009 to October 2014,...
  • Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane

    Yale-New Haven Nurse Tended To Passengers On Diverted Plane
    Mary Cunningham was sitting in the last row of the plane on the last leg of her flight home from vacation in Florida Wednesday morning when the announcement came over the plane's public address system. "They asked if anyone on board was a medical...
  • Rush of overseas travelers could hasten Orlando International Airport expansion

    Rush of overseas travelers could hasten Orlando International Airport expansion
    With more and more visitors coming to Central Florida, Orlando International Airport officials are taking another look at building a controversial second terminal costing at least $1 billion. A record number of international carriers are signing up at...
  • Bob Hope Airport to have new concession operator

    Bob Hope Airport's longtime concession operator, Paradies Shops Inc., will be departing from the terminal this spring, following the award of the latest concession contract to a new vendor. The Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority this week...
  • Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says

    Three SkyWest passengers lost consciousness, not just one, airline says
    Three passengers on a SkyWest Airlines flight lost consciousness before the plane made an emergency landing at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, the airline said Thursday. Initially, it had said just one passenger passed out. It is unclear why...
  • Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'

    Passengers describe emergency landing: 'It felt like the plane was going to crash'
    Larry Johnson was settling back as the plane left Chicago, his girlfriend beside him nursing their son. Suddenly a woman several rows in front of them passed out. Then another woman. Soon Johnson and his girlfriend said they were struggling to breathe....
  • SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says

    SkyWest jet makes emergency landing in Buffalo; passenger passed out, airline says
    A Connecticut-bound SkyWest Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing at Buffalo International Airport on Wednesday morning after a passenger lost consciousness, the airline said.  The plane may have also experienced a "pressurization...
  • Three Lost Consciousness As Bradley-Bound Flight Diverted To Buffalo

    Three Lost Consciousness As Bradley-Bound Flight Diverted To Buffalo
    HARTFORD — A passenger on the SkyWest airlines flight to Connecticut that made an emergency landing in New York on Wednesday described a lack of air in the cabin and shortness of breath as others on board lost consciousness. The flight, carrying...
  • Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo

    Bradley Bound Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Buffalo
    Authorities say a SkyWest Airlines flight from Chicago bound for Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks made an emergency landing in Buffalo after at least one passenger lost consciousness. The Federal Aviation Administration said the flight...