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Air Transportation

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  • Police say man stole plane after being accused of sex crime

    Authorities said Tuesday that a man who stole a small airplane near Las Vegas over the weekend was a novice pilot who wanted to go on one last joyride before facing accusations that he had committed a sex crime against a friend's child. Police were...
  • L.A. pushing regulators to legalize ride-sharing services at LAX

    L.A. pushing regulators to legalize ride-sharing services at LAX
    Michelle Lee walked out of Los Angeles International Airport, pulling her suitcase behind her, and boarded a boxy yellow-and-black parking shuttle. As other travelers rummaged through bags for car keys and parking stubs, Lee pulled out her iPhone and...
  • FAA announces $2.5M grant for Chicago's Midway Airport

    FAA announces $2.5M grant for Chicago's Midway Airport
    The Federal Aviation Administration has awarded Chicago's Midway International Airport a $2.5 million grant to improve safety and efficiency. U.S. Rep. Dan Lipinski announced the grant Monday. It will be used to reconfigure a taxiway to provide clarity...
  • New construction projects begin at Charlotte airport

    The Charlotte Douglas International Airport may have just finished an eight-year construction project, but a new set of renovations is already set to get started. The airport on Monday kicked off a 10-year, $2.5 billion construction program that will...
  • Airlines report big gains from fees but don't expect lower fares

    Airlines report big gains from fees but don't expect lower fares
    Higher revenue from bag and reservation change fees, plus lower fuel costs and steady demand helped the nation's largest airlines collect $7.5 billion in profits for 2014, according to the latest financial data from the U.S. Department of Transportation....
  • New flights to begin at BWI as terminal construction continues

    New flights to begin at BWI as terminal construction continues
    Fliers who use BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport soon will have a couple of new options for travel. They also will see an increased amount of construction as the airport continues to expand. Low-cost Icelandic carrier WOW Air begins flights, announced...
  • Pay raises proposed for airport contract workers

    Pay raises proposed for airport contract workers
    Airport service workers in Broward County would get raises under a proposal to extend the county's "living wage" ordinance. County Commissioners will consider the proposal Tuesday, at the urging of commissioner and Vice Mayor Martin David Kiar. If...
  • On airliners, bathroom privileges are not a passenger's right

     On airliners, bathroom privileges are not a passenger's right
    It should have been a pleasant day to fly – partly sunny with a sprinkling of rain possible – for the passengers on the more than 21/2 -hour American Eagle Airlines flight late last month to Chicago from the East Coast. But an unexpected...
  • Nonstop flights boost Lakefront Airport expansion plans

    Southern Airways is bringing back nonstop flights between New Orleans' smaller airport and both Memphis, Tennessee, and Destin, Florida. Officials at Lakefront Airport hope this is a sign that business may be on the way back to levels before Hurricane...
  • Customs help is on way at Fort Lauderdale airport

    Customs help is on way at Fort Lauderdale airport
    Relief is finally on the way for passengers forced to wade through long customs lines at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. In the next few days, about six more inspection stations are being placed in the Customs and Border Protection...
  • MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food

    MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food
    The Icebox Cafe at Miami International Airport is the first airport restaurant certified as a provider of locally sourced food by the state's "Fresh from Florida" program. The popular Miami Beach restaurant, which was featured on The Oprah Winfrey...