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Air Transportation

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  • Serial stowaway jailed after allegedly sneaking onto Florida-bound flight

    MINNEAPOLIS A 63-year-old woman with a history of attempting to sneak aboard commercial airliners told authorities that she slipped onto a flight from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and flew to Jacksonville, Fla., where she checked into a...
  • US Airways flight from Philadelphia makes emergency landing in Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a U.S. Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Houston airport after a problem with its nose gear. Local media outlets report the plane landed Monday night without its nose gear being deployed at the...
  • Police: Drunken passenger assaults airline staff at airport

    Authorities allege a drunken Delta Air Lines passenger assaulted airline staff and police at Los Angeles International Airport before she was arrested. City News Service reports 32-year-old Lisa Piasecki of Irwin, North Carolina, was held at Terminal 6...
  • L.A. Convention Center shortcomings cost area $5 billion in four years

    L.A. Convention Center shortcomings cost area $5 billion in four years
    Los Angeles lost out on nearly $5 billion in economic benefits over the last four years from 271 conventions that bypassed the city because its convention center was either too small or lacked enough hotel rooms within walking distance. That was the...
  • Kicking, screaming Delta passenger arrested at LAX, police say

    Kicking, screaming Delta passenger arrested at LAX, police say
    L.A. airport police said they detained a kicking, screaming Delta Airlines passenger on Wednesday, a woman who allegedly assaulted  flight crew members -- and then a police officer. Lisa Piasecki, 32, was arrested Wednesday night after she assaulted...
  • Port Authority boss: We're cooperating in airport perks case

    The chairman of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday the agency is cooperating with authorities investigating whether his predecessor received preferential treatment from United Airlines. Chairman John Degnan, at the Port...
  • Airport neighbors give officials an earful over noise from planes using new runway

    Airport neighbors give officials an earful over noise from planes using new runway
    Hundreds of homeowners who never noticed airplane noise before are hearing the roar as planes fly over their homes for the first time. They piled into the Broward County Convention Center on Wednesday night to air their complaints and fears to Broward...
  • New Haven's Tweed Airport negotiates for airline link to DC

    Officials at Tweed New Haven Regional Airport say they're negotiating with a Missouri-based airline to link southern Connecticut to Washington, D.C. The New Haven Register reports (http://bit.ly/1Jr9ptv ) reports that airport authority Chairman John...
  • JetBlue's CEO battles to appease passengers and Wall Street

    Robin Hayes, the new CEO of JetBlue Airways, is balancing between passengers and Wall Street. As he takes control of the New York-based airline Monday, Hayes faces a difficult task: increase profits without destroying the culture that has made JetBlue...
  • Spirit to add daily routes from BWI to Atlanta, Los Angeles

    Spirit to add daily routes from BWI to Atlanta, Los Angeles
    Spirit Airlines will begin nonstop daily service from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Los Angeles and Atlanta this summer, continuing its ongoing growth at the Anne Arundel County airport since 2012. Spirit, which bills itself as an "ultra-low cost"...
  • Spirit adding flights from BWI to Atlanta, Los Angeles

    Spirit Airlines says it will start offering nonstop daily flights from BWI Airport to Atlanta and Los Angeles. The airline said Tuesday that flights to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport will begin June 18, and flights to Los Angeles...