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Air Transportation

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  • Passport-control computer failure traps hundreds in line at MIA

    It was a bad night at Miami International Airport. First, a computer failure in the passport-control system at Miami International Airport forced hundreds of international travelers to wait much longer than usual, and caused lines that snaked back far...
  • Pittsburgh airport gas drilling now official

    PITTSBURGH — Ground was broken months ago near Pittsburgh International Airport for Consol Energy's natural gas development project, and drilling began Aug. 15. On Monday morning, Gov. Tom Corbett, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Time to build Peotone Airport or walk away

     Time to build Peotone Airport or walk away
    State leaders are talking again about that little town 44 miles south of Chicago. Peotone. Followed by "airport." Peotone has been the designated site for a new regional airport for more than 20 years. On paper. Not a single spade of dirt has turned....
  • Passengers stuck on plane when airline staff goes home

    After being forced to wait four hours at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport to take off, Delta Air Lines passengers were stuck on a tarmac in Pittsburgh for another hour Friday when no one was around to get them off the jet. Unbeknownst...
  • Palmer man soars with jet team at Lehigh Valley Airshow

    On his 1965 album "That Was the Year That Was," then 37-year-old musical comedian Tom Lehrer joked, "It is a sobering thought, for example, that when Mozart was my age he'd been dead for two years." Talking to 31-year-old Jared Isaacman, you can feel...
  • Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines

    Fliers question BWI, Southwest response to long summer lines
    Erin Sharp arrived at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport a little less than two hours before her 9:40 a.m. flight to San Diego on Sunday, timed so that her 11-month-old son would zonk out on the plane and they would arrive home...
  • Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal

    Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal
    Southwest Airlines began revolutionizing the jet-setting world of air travel roughly four decades ago with its no-frills service and helped reshape the U.S. airline industry into the mass transit system of the sky — complete with overcrowding,...
  • U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700

    U.S. lifts ban on flights to Israel as Gaza toll tops 700
    Israel won a partial reprieve from the economic pain of its Gaza war on Thursday with the lifting of a U.S. ban on commercial flights to Tel Aviv, as fighting pushed the Palestinian death toll over 700. A truce between the Jewish state and Hamas-led...
  • Miami rail link deserves state funding

    Miami rail link deserves state funding
    If there's one decision the Florida Department of Transportation should backtrack on, it's the refusal to use state funds to build a needed link that will bring commuter rail service to downtown Miami. At issue is the $44 million needed to build a...
  • Intercity rail has long been key part of airport's vision

    Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger-rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando. While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to...