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Air Transportation

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  • AP probe details 12 Phoenix airport perimeter breaches

    A dozen times in the past decade, people have breached the perimeter security fences or gates at Phoenix's international airport, including a woman who drove her car onto the runway and a man who banged on the side of a jet. The 12 are among the 268...
  • US deports Salvadoran ex-general tied to 1980s rights abuses

    A former general linked to human rights abuses during El Salvador's civil war in the 1980s was deported by the U.S. on Wednesday and flown to his home country, where officials said he faces no charges or restrictions on his movements. Ex-Gen. Eugenio...
  • Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends

    Passenger traffic at Bob Hope Airport ascends
    The number of passengers traveling through Bob Hope Airport increased in February, compared to the same month in 2014, despite a drop in the number of seats available during the period. "They're using aircraft more efficiently," said Dan Feger, the...
  • Russian man's lawyers: Hacking charges should be dismissed

    Lawyers for a Russian man accused of hacking into U.S. restaurants and stealing credit card numbers have asked a federal judge to dismiss the indictment against him, arguing that the U.S. Secret Service overstepped its authority when agents took him...
  • Nearly $675K left in loose change at airport security checkpoints in 2014

    Nearly $675K left in loose change at airport security checkpoints in 2014
    It came out of our pockets, got collected from bins, and eventually amounted to a small fortune we collectively left behind. Last year, the loose change forgotten at airport security checkpoints nationwide totaled nearly $675,000, according to the...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Stronger US economy and dollar tighten Latin American ties In Mexico City, an auto parts company expects to ride a resurgent U.S. auto industry to $1 billion in annual revenue by 2016. In Bogota, Colombia, a company that makes plastic water...
  • American Airlines, US Airways get FAA approval to fly as one carrier

    American Airlines, the world's largest airline and the second-largest carrier at O'Hare International Airport, received its single operating certificate Wednesday from the FAA, an important behind-the-scenes milestone in its integration with US Airways....
  • Allegiant Air eyes more growth in South Florida

    Allegiant Air eyes more growth in South Florida
    Allegiant Air will add its ninth route from Fort Lauderdale on Wednesday, part of a broader attempt to increase profits with service to underserved cities. The new nonstop to Indianapolis will be one of five new routes from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • Passengers leave thousands in loose change at L.A., S.F. airports

    Passengers leave thousands in loose change at L.A., S.F. airports
    Travelers nationwide left about $675,000 in loose change at airports in the last fiscal year, and nowhere was that forgetfulness more costly in California than at Los Angeles International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration reports....
  • Small plane crashes after NCAA title game, killing ISU coach

    A private plane returning from the NCAA basketball tournament in Indianapolis crashed in a central Illinois field on Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including Illinois State University's associate head basketball coach and a deputy athletics...
  • With runway lights off, pilot skips planned landing in Texas

    A passenger plane trying to land at a Texas airport turned back when the pilot discovered that the runway lights had been switched off. American Eagle Flight 2536 was scheduled to fly about 125 miles from Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport to...