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  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports — sometimes even managing to climb...
  • Philly airport had 25 perimeter breaches over 11 years

    Philly airport had 25 perimeter breaches over 11 years
    PHILADELPHIA — The security fences and gates that protect Philadelphia International Airport were breached 25 times from January 2004 through January 2015, according to an Associated Press investigation. Few of the breaches have been publicly...
  • Southwest's on-time rates: Better but not best

     Southwest's on-time rates: Better but not best
    Southwest Airlines, whose customers endured chronic delays for more than a year, is improving its on-time performance after changing its schedule in the summer, according to federal and industry reports. The dominant airline at Midway airport has ranked...
  • FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't

    FAA drone rule proposal: What they allow, who benefits, who doesn't
    The Federal Aviation Administration over the weekend released proposed rules for small drones for commercial use. Some have said the move has the potential to dramatically change the nation's airspace for years to come.  “Technology is advancing...
  • Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare

     Frontier adding more discount flights to O'Hare
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its aggressive expansion in the Chicago market, in April will add four new flights from O'Hare International Airport, enlarging Chicago as its second-largest base while at least temporarily abandoning Midway Airport, where it...
  • JetBlue marks 15th year with new "Bluemanity" plane design

    JetBlue marks 15th year with new "Bluemanity" plane design
    JetBlue Airways unveiled a "Bluemanity" paint scheme Tuesday to mark its 15th year in business. The new design appears on one Airbus A320 aircraft in JetBlue's 206-plane fleet. It is a salute to JetBlue's 16,000 employees and its mission of "inspiring...
  • Southwest throws couple surprise wedding shower at BWI

    Southwest throws couple surprise wedding shower at BWI
    Forget soda and peanuts — what if your next flight came with a complimentary wedding shower? That's exactly what Southwest Airlines planned to surprise Kelley Mulfinger upon her arrival at BWI Marshall Airport on Wednesday afternoon to meet her...
  • Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority members in a dogfight

    Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority members in a dogfight
    An internal power struggle on the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority has caused one member to resign, while others jockey for position just days before the board is slated to pick new officers. At the heart of the turbulence was a palace coup of sorts...
  • Silver Airways maintenance headquarters to open in Orlando soon

    Silver Airways maintenance headquarters to open in Orlando soon
    Silver Airways is bringing 200 new jobs to Central Florida when its new maintenance headquarters opens later this month. Construction on the $5 million building began in December. Orlando International Airport's central location and the number of...
  • 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...
  • 2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash

    2 members of Illinois State University athletics department among 7 killed in plane crash
    Two members of Illinois State University's athletic department were among the seven people killed when their small plane crashed near the Bloomington airport while returning from the NCAA basketball championship game in Indianapolis, authorities said....