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Air Transportation

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  • Airport firefighters train for airliner accidents in Lauderdale

    Airport firefighters train for airliner accidents in Lauderdale
    Imagine a bus inadvertently driving onto a runway and ramming right into a departing airliner, the fiery collision injuring numerous passengers — all in the dark of night. To brace for this scenario or any other major accident, firefighters and...
  • Feds investigating drones spotted flying near JFK runways

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three commercial pilots reported seeing drones, some flying as high as 3,000 feet, near their landing approaches at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport and federal authorities on Thursday were investigating. Both the FBI...
  • Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on

    Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on
    A St. Mary's County woman was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday after security agents discovered a loaded .38-caliber pistol and more than a dozen "loose bullets" in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said...
  • Volaris launches new flights from O'Hare

    Volaris launches new flights from O'Hare
    Volaris Airlines, which already operates from Chicago's Midway Airport, this week launched new service from O'Hare International Airport. Flights to Guadalajara, Mexico, are on Wednesdays and Saturdays out of Terminal 5. Volaris already has daily...
  • Seattle city council member arrested in wage-hike protest

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - A Seattle City Council member was among four people arrested late on Wednesday outside Alaska Airlines offices in the suburb of SeaTac during a protest over what organizers say was the carrier's opposition to a voter-backed $15 minimum...
  • Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL

    Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL
    Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...
  • JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free

    JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free
    Starting next year, passengers will no longer get their first checked bag free as one of the perks of flying JetBlue Airways. On Wednesday, the New York-based carrier announced that it will launch a new fare structure in the first half of the year that...
  • When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving

    When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving
    Crowding at large U.S. airports, including those in Chicago, is reaching dire levels as congestion during peak times on regular weekdays nears that typically seen during the Thanksgiving period, a travel industry group said Tuesday. Annual growth of...
  • New hangars, taxiways part of major changes at Leesburg International Airport

    LEESBURG — From its beginnings as an Army airfield to advances that ushered in international-airport status, the city's airport is making yet more changes to become a leading transportation hub. Leesburg International Airport's taxiways have...
  • Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds

    Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds
    By next year, congestion at Los Angeles International Airport one day out of each week could be as bad as it is on the day before Thanksgiving, according to a new study. And, if travel demand continues to grow, by 2018 at least two days of the week will...
  • Va. commerce secretary: People Express shutdown hurts ability to attract business to Newport News

    Va. commerce secretary: People Express shutdown hurts ability to attract business to Newport News
    In a talk at the Greater Norfolk Corp. meeting Friday morning, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones said that People Express suspending operations in Newport News hurts the ability of leaders to attract new businesses. "People...