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Air Transportation

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  • All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017

    All Aboard Florida train could roll into Orlando in June 2017
    The planned All Aboard Florida train will not be pulling into Orlando until May or June 2017, likely a half year or more behind the system's startup in South Florida. All Aboard Florida President Michael Reininger said Tuesday that the $2.5 billion...
  • Air India jet makes emergency landing in New Jersey after engine fire

    An Air India jet carrying more than 300 passengers made an emergency landing in Newark, N.J., with just one functioning engine after a fire in one of its two engines forced the pilot to abort the flight, an airport spokeswoman said Sunday night. No...
  • Leisure travel rebounding after recession

    More than five years after one of the worst economic downturns in U.S. history, a lot of us have decided it's safe to take a vacation again. The leisure travel market has rebounded from the ravages of recession that prompted people to put off or...
  • Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route

    Copa Airlines kicks off Fort Lauderdale-to-Panama route
    Copa Airlines opened up another gateway to Latin America on Friday with the launch of nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama City, Panama. The Panamanian carrier inaugurated the new route from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International...
  • Libyan militia tighten control of Tripoli airport

    U.S. embassy evacuated as Tripoli becomes 'war zone'
    Amid enveloping chaos in Libya, the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli has been shut down and its staff taken to safety in neighboring Tunisia, the State Department said Saturday. The embassy is near the area where some of the heaviest fighting has occurred, and...
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  • Safety board to rule on last year's Asiana Airlines crash

    SAN FRANCISCO A federal safety board Tuesday is expected to officially determine the cause of the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport last year, which raised troubling questions about pilot training and the...
  • Asiana crew confused by aircraft's technology; emergency response criticized, NTSB finds

    WASHINGTON The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport directly resulted from the crew's confusion over the plane's technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to the...
  • Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe

    Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe
    Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself. Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
  • 'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane

    'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane
    Passengers of a United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described a panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem. Flight 1463 left O’Hare...
  • United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs

    
United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs
    United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 union jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. Affected positions include ticket and gate agents and baggage handlers at U.S. airports, including Salt Lake City; Charlotte,...