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Air Transportation

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  • Loaded .45-caliber handgun found in carry-on at Midway

    Security screeners at Midway International Airport have found a loaded .45-caliber handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage. The Transportation Security Administration says the 34-year-old passenger was seeking to board a flight to New York's...
  • TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply

    TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply
    Still disgruntled with long wait times at airport security checkpoints? Apparently thousands of you have done something about it. The Transportation Security Administration reports that more than 1 million travelers have enrolled in PreCheck, which...
  • L.A.-area airports add new service to Mexico City and Osaka, Japan

    L.A.-area airports add new service to Mexico City and Osaka, Japan
    Fliers at LA/Ontario International Airport will have new service to Mexico City starting April 6. Aeromexico announced Wednesday it would begin four round-trip flights a week from the Ontario airport. Outbound flights will leave ONT at 1:05 a.m. on...
  • 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...
  • Burbank Airport emergency drill puts rescuers, makeup artists to the test

    Burbank Airport emergency drill puts rescuers, makeup artists to the test
    Staging a major airport disaster drill takes months of planning. You need volunteers. You need emergency teams primed to converge on the scene. So if the timing of a simulated crash at Burbank Bob Hope Airport seemed unfortunate Tuesday given the news...
  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

    1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT) Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he...
  • Orlando airport, Emirates to offer nonstop service to Dubai

    For the first time, Orlando International Airport is offering daily, nonstop service to the Middle East. OIA officials announced Tuesday that starting Sept. 1, it would partner with Emirates airline to begin offering flights between Orlando and Dubai....
  • 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...