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Air Transportation

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  • Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6

    Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6
    An executive jet crashed into a Gaithersburg house Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a woman and her two children inside the house, authorities said. The victims inside the house were identified as Marie Gemmell, 36, and her two...
  • LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January

    LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by early January whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man charged in last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.  Prosecutors told a judge Monday that they were still...
  • University of Maryland drone test site open for business

    University of Maryland drone test site open for business
    The pickup truck speeds down the runway of the airfield here on the Eastern Shore, a small, unmanned aircraft in its payload. And then the aircraft takes flight, banking over the heads of the spectators. After years of planning, the University of...
  • 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...
  • Línea Aérea Azul de Brasil recibe autorización para volar a Fort Lauderdale

    Línea Aérea Azul de Brasil recibe autorización para volar a Fort Lauderdale
    Azul Brazilian Airlines, una empresa de bajo costo, recibió aprobación federal para vender boletos de avión para vuelos entre Fort Lauderdale y el aeropuerto Sao Paulo/Campinas de Brasil. La aprobación del Departamento de Transporte de Estados Unidos...
  • Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA

    Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA
    Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards. A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...
  • Airports get ceremonial caisson for fallen troops

     Airports get ceremonial caisson for fallen troops
    Major airlines operating at both Chicago airports will begin transporting the remains of fallen servicemen and women in ceremonially decorated caissons in an effort to handle the remains in a more dignified way, officials announced Thursday. Aldermen...
  • Power restored at Bob Hope Airport checkpoint

    Power was restored to a security checkpoint in Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A early Wednesday morning after workers replaced an electrical panel and recalibrated equipment. A “weather related” outage to the electrical panel had...
  • TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record

    TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record
    Despite civil penalties and the possibility of arrest, fliers continue to bring more guns through airport security checkpoints, with screeners discovering 2,000 firearms so far this year. As of Dec. 1, the total number of handguns and rifles uncovered...
  • Man arrested with gun at BWI airport

    Man arrested with gun at BWI airport
    A Fort Washington man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday after trying to pass through security with a loaded .38-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday. Another passenger...
  • LAX increases market share as that of Ontario airport, others shrink

    LAX increases market share as that of Ontario airport, others shrink
    Most airports in the area are growing again, but figures released Monday underscore just how much Los Angeles International Airport dominates the market and continues to frustrate the goals of a lawsuit settlement to spread airline traffic across the...