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Air Transportation

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  • Small-plane pilot killed in crash miles from Bay Area airport

    Small-plane pilot killed in crash miles from Bay Area airport
    A pilot was killed after his small plane crashed near the Bay Area city of Novato, officials said Tuesday. The wreckage of a single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza was discovered early Tuesday after it sparked a small brush fire seven miles west of Gnoss...
  • Democrats wrong to rip Rick Scott on train

    Democrats wrong to rip Rick Scott on train
    Three years ago, after Gov. Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail link between Orlando and Tampa, leading Democrats blistered the new Republican chief executive — rightly — for squandering thousands of...
  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • California flight stowaway released from jail after three days

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A woman with a history of sneaking aboard commercial flights was released from a Los Angeles County jail after serving only three days of a six-month sentence because of overcrowding in the lockup, authorities said on Monday....
  • Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on

    Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on
    A Georgia man was arrested Monday morning after authorities found a handgun in his carry-on luggage at Midway International Airport, police said. Kevin Champion, 35, of the 3700 block of Wetherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., was traveling through Midway...
  • Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays

    Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays
    No specific changes are planned for budget airline People Express following an "unusual circumstance" last weekend that resulted in a flight cancellation and several delays, the company's president said. The Newport News-based airline issued an...
  • Passport-control computer failure traps hundreds in line at MIA

    It was a bad night at Miami International Airport. First, a computer failure in the passport-control system at Miami International Airport forced hundreds of international travelers to wait much longer than usual, and caused lines that snaked back far...
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons

    Two arrested at BWI airport with handguns in carry-ons
    Two people have been arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport in as many days for attempting to board planes with handguns in their carry-on bags, Transportation Security Administration officials said Friday. A Prince George's County man was arrested...
  • O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike

    O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport has seen a spike in cargo volume during the first half of the year, adding to evidence that the freight business at O’Hare is recovering from the deep nationwide recession, an official said. Air cargo...
  • Intercity rail still a key part of Orlando airport's grand vision

    Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando. While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to our...