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Air Transportation

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  • Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport

    Power outage disrupts operations at BWI airport
    A brief power outage at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday contributed to more than 100 flight disruptions on one of the busiest travel weeks of the year. The widespread outage only lasted about an hour and a half, but it temporarily stopped...
  • Unattended bag forces bomb check, delayed flights

    Unattended bag forces bomb check, delayed flights
    An unattended bag found at Orlando International Airport forced a bomb-squad check and, while the bag turned out to be harmless, it disrupted activities enough to delay departures of at least nine flights Sunday evening. The bag was inspected by the...
  • AAA: More Virginians will drive to Thanksgiving destination

    AAA: More Virginians will drive to Thanksgiving destination
    More Virginians will be headed over the rivers and through the woods to make it to their Thanksgiving holiday destinations. Lower gas prices, and the additional pocketed income from those savings, are sending more than 1.3 million residents of the...
  • Terrified of flying? Long-running course helps travelers

    Terrified of flying? Long-running course helps travelers
    There was no way Lori Schulpius was ever going to get in a metal tube, take a seat and fly. Never. She gets claustrophobic in elevators and fears the unknown. She had never been on a plane. Yet she hated spending hours on the road when she knew she...
  • Orlando International may pick food concessionaire offering $2 million less than competitor

    Orlando International may pick food concessionaire offering $2 million less than competitor
    The company that now feeds passengers at one of the four airsides of Orlando International Airport may lose a bid for another food concession contract, even though it is offering $2 million more than the firm that was picked for the job. Areas USA, which...
  • Airport kiosks and mobile check in to expand

    Airport kiosks and mobile check in to expand
    If you’re a tech-savvy traveler, the future looks bright for you. Some of the biggest airports in the world are planning to invest heavily in technology that will let you check in with a mobile device or on an electronic kiosk and board your plane...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face

    Fort Lauderdale airport putting on a pretty face
    The new south runway is just the beginning. Over the next three years, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport plans several major projects, from refurbishing the terminals to upgrading signs, part of its $2.3 billion improvement program. Many...
  • Naked man assaults 84-year-old at Boston Logan Airport

    A man at Boston Logan International Airport on Saturday took off his clothes in a women's restroom and later ran out and assaulted an 84-year-old man, police said. The bizarre incident began when Cameron Shenk, 26, went to the restroom in Terminal C,...
  • Letters: Remembering the Alamo and real Texas pit barbecue

    Chris Reynolds has hit the jackpot with me twice in a row. In October, it was Pike Place Market and Seattle ["Beacon on the Waterfront," Oct. 12]; this month, it was the Alamo and San Antonio, where I was born ["Remember?," Nov. 9]. I went back to San...
  • People Express fees still unpaid; airport officials mull next step

    People Express fees still unpaid; airport officials mull next step
    People Express has not yet paid the roughly $100,000 in passenger facility charges it owes Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. The Peninsula Airport Commission has not yet decided what action to take regarding the unpaid fees, but airport...
  • Airport firefighters train for airliner accidents in Lauderdale

    Airport firefighters train for airliner accidents in Lauderdale
    Imagine a bus inadvertently driving onto a runway and ramming right into a departing airliner, the fiery collision injuring numerous passengers — all in the dark of night. To brace for this scenario or any other major accident, firefighters and...