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Air Transportation

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  • No one hurt when de-icing truck hits plane at Denver airport

    No injuries have been reported after a de-icing truck hit a Delta Air Lines plane at Denver International Airport. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says Delta Flight 1780 was getting ready to take off to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport...
  • Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI

    Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI
    A company that uses biometric technology to verify travelers' identities through fingerprint and iris scans will launch its security clearance services for enrolled members at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting next month. The company, New York-based...
  • Woman accused of being too drunk at airport, slapping deputy

    Woman accused of being too drunk at airport, slapping deputy
    A woman had to be forcibly removed from the Palm Beach International Airport after she became too drunk and slapped a deputy responding to the scene, according to an arrest report. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Victoria Riotto, 54, was at...
  • Orlando airport to add Dubai non-stop flights

    Orlando airport to add Dubai non-stop flights
    Orlando International Airport announced Tuesday that it will offer daily nonstop service to Dubai for the first time. Emirates will begin the flights Sept.1. Orlando becomes the Dubai-based airline's 10th U.S. destination, said Matthias Schmid,...
  • Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash

    Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash
    Everything appeared to be going smoothly for pilot Bruce Teitelbaum when his Robinson R44 II helicopter was approved for takeoff from Orlando Executive Airport at 2:10 p.m. Sunday. Radio transmissions to and from Teitelbaum's chopper detail the moments...
  • French crews to resume efforts at dawn to reach Germanwings wreckage

    PARIS Search crews planned to resume helicopter flights around dawn Wednesday to remote mountainside in southern France where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed after a rapid descent, likely killing all 150 people aboard. The crash, one of the deadliest...
  • Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness

    Training exercise at Bob Hope Airport tests emergency crew preparedness
    A pyrotechnic explosion sent a pillar of dirt into the air at the “B6” property near Bob Hope Airport’s remote parking Lot A on Tuesday morning, kicking off a full-scale emergency response training exercise at the airfield. The event,...
  • Airline worker accused of stealing cash at Newark checkpoint

    An airline worker has been accused of stealing cash from a passenger's wallet at a security checkpoint at Newark Liberty International Airport. Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police say a passenger discovered his wallet was missing $576...
  • GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word

    GOAA task force just gathering info: My Word
    As chair of the task force appointed by the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority to explore possible privatization of passenger screening under federal supervision, I am responding to the guest column "Don't risk TSA's good record of screening by going...
  • TSA highlights ways it can help special needs travelers at OIA

    TSA highlights ways it can help special needs travelers at OIA
    Nearly 130,000 travelers went through the security checkpoints at Orlando International Airport this past weekend as spring break begins in earnest. Transportation Security Administration managers said Monday that they want passengers to know that help...
  • Orlando International Airport sets passenger record

    Orlando International Airport sets passenger record
    Orlando International Airport set a record Saturday for outbound passengers, sending more than 71,500 passengers on their way. Typically, the Saturday after New Year's Day is the busiest each year at the airport as people head home after the holidays....