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LaGuardia Airport

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  • Private money, public projects: More U.S. states doing deals

    (Reuters) - Visitors to New York who land at LaGuardia Airport could be forgiven for not realizing they've arrived in one of the world's swankiest cities. The airport's leaky ceilings, threadbare atmosphere and meager food and public transit options...
  • Factbox: U.S. public-private partnerships in play

    (Reuters) - Across the United States, more state and local governments are tapping private dollars to build, repair and maintain public infrastructure. Here are some of the biggest and most-watched projects: *Pennsylvania is pushing to replace at least...
  • Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally

    If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally. The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...
  • Minor delays expected on Blue Line to O'Hare

    Minor delays expected on Blue Line to O'Hare
    Blue Line commuters traveling to and from O'Hare International Airport should face only minor delays this week because of Monday's early morning derailment. The Blue Line is still running as far as Rosemont, the stop just before O'Hare, where passengers...
  • Southwest adding D.C. flights to Midway, elsewhere

    Southwest adding D.C. flights to Midway, elsewhere
    Southwest Airlines Co will more than double its flights from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport this year with new nonstop routes to cities including Akron-Canton, Ohio; Indianapolis and Dallas Love Field, it said on Monday. The Dallas-based...
  • Seth Meyers' 'Late Night' debut an understated affair

    NEW YORK — Making his debut as host of "Late Night" on Monday, Seth Meyers struck a decidedly low-key note in a broadcast that emphasized finely tuned punch lines over star power and razzle-dazzle. Meyers opened the NBC show by paying tribute to...
  • See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight

    See the moment when a bird shatters a plane window -- mid-flight
    A Florida pilot said he felt flat out panic after a bird shattered the front window of his small aircraft -- in mid-air. But if he felt it, he didn't show it: He safely landed the plane moments later.  Rob Weber said he was traveling at 170 mph Saturday...
  • New York's LaGuardia Airport is almost a terminal case

    New York's LaGuardia Airport is almost a terminal case
    NEW YORK — The bus was standing room only as travelers hauling luggage jostled for space amid the commuters and other local riders. Two men with skis, ski boots and backpacks squeezed into the nook beside the rear exit, blocking the door. A woman...
  • Letters: A tale of two tired airports

    Letters: A tale of two tired airports
    Re "Airport is almost a terminal case," Jan. 28 I was interested to read your story about how unpleasant New York's LaGuardia Airport is, but for LAX users, the article might have been better titled, "Pot calls kettle black." It is deeply unpleasant...
  • AA, US Airways to divest several slots, gates to settle merger litigation

    AA, US Airways to divest several slots, gates to settle merger litigation
    Parent companies of merging carriers American Airlines and US Airways have agreed to divest several slots and gates at key U.S. airports to settle litigation challenging their combination from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and several state...
  • Five years later, the Miracle on the Hudson still awes aviation

    Just minutes after US Airways Flight 1549 left LaGuardia Airport in Queens five years ago, a flock of geese invaded the craft’s engines, forcing the plane into a watery emergency landing that became known as the Miracle on the Hudson and helped...