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Air Transportation

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  • MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food

    MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food
    The Icebox Cafe at Miami International Airport is the first airport restaurant certified as a provider of locally sourced food by the state's "Fresh from Florida" program. The popular Miami Beach restaurant, which was featured on The Oprah Winfrey...
  • Flight makes emergency landing after worker is trapped in cargo hold

    SEATTLE An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing Monday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after passengers heard bangs and screams from a ramp agent who was trapped in the plane's cargo hold. The agent, who was not injured, told...
  • Pilot placed emergency call before crash that killed 4 in Fort Lauderdale

    MIAMI The charred wreckage of the twin-turbine propeller plane that crashed near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport killing four people was hauled to Fort Pierce on Monday. Investigators now begin the process of sifting through more than 100 pieces to...
  • With runway lights off, pilot skips planned landing in Texas

    A passenger plane trying to land at a Texas airport turned back when the pilot discovered that the runway lights had been switched off. American Eagle Flight 2536 was scheduled to fly about 125 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to...
  • 2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash

    2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash
    Two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were among the seven people killed when their small plane crashed near the Bloomington airport while returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis, authorities said....
  • Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash

    Illinois State Associate Head Coach, Deputy AD Among Dead In Plane Crash
    BLOOMINGTON, Ill. — A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • AP investigation details DC-area airport perimeter breaches

    Over the last decade, homeless men, a job seeker, even a skateboarder and a stranded boater have gotten past perimeter security at the D.C. region's major airports, according to an Associated Press investigation. The investigation found eight breaches at...
  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports — sometimes even managing to climb...
  • Q&A on AP investigation of perimeter security at US airports

    A year ago, 15-year-old Yahya Abdi climbed the fence protecting the airport in San Jose, California, hoisted himself into a parked plane's wheel well and survived a long, freezing flight to Hawaii. While it was not the first report of a perimeter...
  • Firms push high-tech solutions to fortify airport perimeters

    Technology firms increasingly pitch new sensors and software to U.S. airports as a way to bolster exterior security and keep intruders out, but such digital barriers come with a hefty price tag and don't always work. An Associated Press investigation...