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Air Transportation

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  • Americans traveled by air in record numbers in 2014

    Airlines flew a record number of passengers in the U.S. last year, and Los Angeles International Airport again was the second-busiest airport in the nation. The number of passengers in the U.S. soared 2.5% to a record high of 848.1 million in 2014,...
  • Bill before Utah governor to regulate ride-hailing companies

    A bill awaiting Utah Gov. Gary Herbert's approval would create new statewide regulations for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft while overriding Salt Lake City regulations that have left the company's drivers with big fines. Sen. Stuart Adams, a...
  • American to join United in grouping flights at O'Hare

    American to join United in grouping flights at O'Hare
    As some travelers escape on spring break this month, they might notice intense busy periods at O'Hare International Airport, as the region's two largest airlines group their flights into tight time windows throughout the day, creating alternating...
  • Loaded .45-caliber handgun found in carry-on at Midway

    Security screeners at Midway International Airport have found a loaded .45-caliber handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage. The Transportation Security Administration says the 34-year-old passenger was seeking to board a flight to New York's...
  • TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply

    TSA's PreCheck enrolls 1 million travelers; here's how you can apply
    Still disgruntled with long wait times at airport security checkpoints? Apparently thousands of you have done something about it. The Transportation Security Administration reports that more than 1 million travelers have enrolled in PreCheck, which...
  • L.A.-area airports add new service to Mexico City and Osaka, Japan

    L.A.-area airports add new service to Mexico City and Osaka, Japan
    Fliers at LA/Ontario International Airport will have new service to Mexico City starting April 6. Aeromexico announced Wednesday it would begin four round-trip flights a week from the Ontario airport. Outbound flights will leave ONT at 1:05 a.m. on...
  • Burbank Airport emergency drill puts rescuers, makeup artists to the test

    Burbank Airport emergency drill puts rescuers, makeup artists to the test
    Staging a major airport disaster drill takes months of planning. You need volunteers. You need emergency teams primed to converge on the scene. So if the timing of a simulated crash at Burbank Bob Hope Airport seemed unfortunate Tuesday given the news...
  • The Latest: Germanwings forced to cancel 7 flights

    1:03 a.m. (0003 GMT, 20:03 EDT) Germanwings has had to cancel seven flights out of Dusseldorf because a number of crew members felt they were unfit to fly following news of the accident. Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr said Tuesday evening that he...
  • Orlando airport, Emirates to offer nonstop service to Dubai

    For the first time, Orlando International Airport is offering daily, nonstop service to the Middle East. OIA officials announced Tuesday that starting Sept. 1, it would partner with Emirates airline to begin offering flights between Orlando and Dubai....
  • No one hurt when de-icing truck hits plane at Denver airport

    No injuries have been reported after a de-icing truck hit a Delta Air Lines plane at Denver International Airport. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says Delta Flight 1780 was getting ready to take off to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport...
  • Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI

    Biometrics company to offer fingerprint, iris scans as security clearance option at BWI
    A company that uses biometric technology to verify travelers' identities through fingerprint and iris scans will launch its security clearance services for enrolled members at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport starting next month. The company, New York-based...