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Air Transportation

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  • 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...
  • Airliner makes emergency landing at Vancouver airport

    A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing at Vancouver International Airport. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle, Washington, when problems arose with one of the plane's two electrical systems. The Boeing...
  • Eric Smith: Informed on the fly at BWI

    Eric Smith: Informed on the fly at BWI
    We're known officially as "Pathfinders," but most people just think of us as those nice old retired people behind the information desks at BWI Airport. Many of us are indeed old (ish) and retired. We can be pretty nice, too. Our function as Pathfinder...
  • With more travelers, Ohio airport might need new terminal

    A study that says the Port Columbus International Airport might not be able to handle the growing number of travelers flying to and from there over the next 15 years, has prompted a preliminary plan to replace the airport's terminal. Officials with the...
  • O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses

    O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses
    A campaign by O'Hare jet noise critics reached epic proportions in March when almost 353,000 noise complaints were filed with the city of Chicago. The dramatic increase pushed the total number of complaints to more than a half million in the first...
  • Man stabbed in face near LAX's international terminal

    Man stabbed in face near LAX's international terminal
    Police have arrested a man for attempted murder after he stabbed a man in the face at Los Angeles International Airport early Friday. The attack occurred about 12:30 a.m. curbside on the upper level between the Tom Bradley International Terminal and...
  • Los Angeles airport police left dynamite out after training

    A law enforcement official at Los Angeles International Airport says a live stick of dynamite was accidentally left on an old plane at an airport museum for four days. The official, who was briefed on the incident and spoke on the condition of...
  • Helicopter airport on edge of downtown is set for takeoff

    Helicopter airport on edge of downtown is set for takeoff
    A plot of land on Chicago's Near West Side once polluted with arsenic and asbestos will get a clean start Thursday as a helicopter airport that investors say fills a void in air service to the downtown area that has existed since the city bulldozed...
  • Panel recommends sweeping changes at NY's LaGuardia Airport

    A design panel commissioned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who has vowed to renovate the decrepit LaGuardia International Airport, has recommended sweeping changes including the creation of a "great hall" that would serve as the main entrance to travelers...
  • North Dakota boardings slump in March but still strong

    North Dakota airline boardings have dropped for the first time in years and industry officials say slumping oil activity is a likely reason, though not the only one. They do not believe it is the start of a long-term trend. Passenger numbers at the eight...