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Air Transportation

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  • LAX shooting report: Communication problems added to confusion

    The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communication and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
  • Consultant critiques law enforcement response to deadly LAX shooting

    An in-depth report that critiques the response of public safety agencies and airport officials to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be released to the public Tuesday. The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners,...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • 239 feared lost on missing Malaysia Airlines flight to China

    BEIJING — A Malaysia Airlines flight carrying 239 people from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing remained missing hours after it lost contact with air traffic controllers Saturday, and a search-and-rescue effort was underway, officials said. Flight MH370,...
  • Hampton Roads airports expect more travelers this spring

    Hampton Roads airports expect more travelers this spring
    Transportation industry analysts report an uptick in travel and predict that trend will continue through May. John Heimlich, chief economist and vice president of the trade organization Airlines for America, said the industry anticipates 129.5 million...
  • Peninsula Airport Commission approves long-range master plan

    The Peninsula Airport Commission at its monthly meeting this week approved the 20-year master plan for Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, which now will go to the Federal Aviation Administration for approval. The commission discussed the...
  • Stationing of armed officers at airports is focus of hearing

    Stationing of armed officers at airports is focus of hearing
    How best to station armed law enforcement officers at airports was the focus of a congressional hearing at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday, one of several reviews of the emergency response to November's shooting rampage that left a federal...
  • LAX shooting hearing focuses on increasing armed patrols

    LAX shooting hearing focuses on increasing armed patrols
    The debate over the presence of armed police officers at airport passenger screening areas continued Friday as lawmakers met at Los Angeles International Airport to take a fresh look at November’s deadly shooting and the steps airport and federal...
  • Airport, tourism poised for more growth

    Broward County's international airport, seaport and hospitality sector are among the big drivers of the economy, and all are experiencing tremendous growth, key industry officials said Friday. At Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the new...
  • Ring of LAX baggage handlers stole heaps of valuables, police say

    Ring of LAX baggage handlers stole heaps of valuables, police say
    As the sea of luggage twists and turns down rollers from terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, the bags stop briefly at large platforms where workers separate them for flights across the world. It is there, police said, that a group of baggage...
  • Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing

    Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing
    The lessons learned from the emergency response to last November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be reviewed Friday during a congressional committee hearing at LAX. The shooting raised immediate questions about airport...