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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA

    Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA
    So you've bought your tickets for Thanksgiving travel — if you haven't, expect to pay more — and you're ready to face the crowds at Orlando International Airport. There are some tricks that can make your experience less nerve-racking. Take...
  • United to use fewer but larger planes from O'Hare

    United to use fewer but larger planes from O'Hare
    United Airlines intends to supersize its rides at O'Hare and create multiple rush hours during the day — moves it says will benefit passengers and make the airline more money at the same time. The transition to flying fewer but larger aircraft...
  • 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...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights

    Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights
    Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil. Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on

    Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on
    A St. Mary's County woman was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday after security agents discovered a loaded .38-caliber pistol and more than a dozen "loose bullets" in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said...