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Air Transportation

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  • Azul begins Fort Lauderdale-Brazil service

    Azul begins Fort Lauderdale-Brazil service
    The land of Samba is now within closer reach for residents in Broward and Palm Beach counties. The first U.S.-bound flight from Azul Brazilian Airlines landed at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport early Tuesday, marking the low-cost...
  • TSA agent competes to be in 'The Voice' semifinals

    TSA agent competes to be in 'The Voice' semifinals
    Damien Lawson has been singing his heart out on NBC's “The Voice,” and the pressure is on again Tuesday evening, when the final eight singers will be pared down for the semifinals. But “The Voice” may not be the first time you&...
  • Man arrested with gun at BWI airport

    Man arrested with gun at BWI airport
    A Fort Washington man was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Tuesday after trying to pass through security with a loaded .38-caliber handgun in his carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday. Another passenger...
  • TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record

    TSA collects 2,000 firearms at nation's airports, setting new record
    Despite civil penalties and the possibility of arrest, fliers continue to bring more guns through airport security checkpoints, with screeners discovering 2,000 firearms so far this year. As of Dec. 1, the total number of handguns and rifles uncovered...
  • Power restored at Bob Hope Airport checkpoint

    Power was restored to a security checkpoint in Burbank Bob Hope Airport’s Terminal A early Wednesday morning after workers replaced an electrical panel and recalibrated equipment. A “weather related” outage to the electrical panel had...
  • People Express fees still unpaid; airport officials mull next step

    People Express fees still unpaid; airport officials mull next step
    People Express has not yet paid the roughly $100,000 in passenger facility charges it owes Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. The Peninsula Airport Commission has not yet decided what action to take regarding the unpaid fees, but airport...
  • Airports get ceremonial caisson for fallen troops

     Airports get ceremonial caisson for fallen troops
    Major airlines operating at both Chicago airports will begin transporting the remains of fallen servicemen and women in ceremonially decorated caissons in an effort to handle the remains in a more dignified way, officials announced Thursday. Aldermen...
  • University of Maryland drone test site open for business

    University of Maryland drone test site open for business
    The pickup truck speeds down the runway of the airfield here on the Eastern Shore, a small, unmanned aircraft in its payload. And then the aircraft takes flight, banking over the heads of the spectators. After years of planning, the University of...
  • Línea Aérea Azul de Brasil recibe autorización para volar a Fort Lauderdale

    Línea Aérea Azul de Brasil recibe autorización para volar a Fort Lauderdale
    Azul Brazilian Airlines, una empresa de bajo costo, recibió aprobación federal para vender boletos de avión para vuelos entre Fort Lauderdale y el aeropuerto Sao Paulo/Campinas de Brasil. La aprobación del Departamento de Transporte de Estados Unidos...
  • When Pigs Fly: Laws Governing Emotional Support Animals Are Murky, Obscure

    When Pigs Fly: Laws Governing Emotional Support Animals Are Murky, Obscure
    Can you bring a llama onto an airplane if it helps relieve your anxiety? What about a monkey or even a miniature horse? The questions are not as far-fetched as they sound and were recently in the national spotlight when a woman was booted off a US...
  • 4 dead, 5 injured as small plane crashes into Kansas building

    A twin-engine plane crashed into a building shortly after takeoff from Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., on Thursday, killing four people, injuring five and touching off what one official described as a horrific fire that partially collapsed the...