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Air Transportation

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  • Confusion at JFK as Korean Air nut incident broke

    "You mean you need to replace a crew member?" The Korean Air Lines official was speaking to staff aboard flight 086, which had just left the gate at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, bound for South Korea. "Oh, so he's been told to get...
  • European Union bans all Libyan airlines, citing safety risk

    European Union bans all Libyan airlines, citing safety risk
    The European Union on Thursday banned all seven Libyan airlines from operating in the airspace of the 28-nation bloc, citing threats to flight operations while the country is plagued by violent militias battling for dominance. Libyan airfields and...
  • San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays

    San Francisco airport food workers on strike amid storm, flight delays
    Up to 1,000 food workers at San Francisco International Airport went on strike Thursday morning, closing many of the airport’s restaurants amid a winter storm that’s delaying flights out of the Bay Area for hours. “Travelers –...
  • E-cigarette sparks in-flight emergency for BWI-bound plane

    E-cigarette sparks in-flight emergency for BWI-bound plane
    The pilot of a Southwest Airlines flight from Fort Lauderdale, Fla. declared an in-flight emergency before landing at Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport Wednesday night, the airline said. An airline spokesperson said a...
  • Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6

    Plane crashes into Gaithersburg home, killing 6
    An executive jet crashed into a Gaithersburg house Monday, killing all three people aboard the plane and a woman and her two children inside the house, authorities said. The victims inside the house were identified as Marie Gemmell, 36, and her two...
  • LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January

    LAX shooting: Prosecutors expect death penalty decision by early January
    Federal prosecutors expect to know by early January whether they'll seek the death penalty against the 24-year-old man charged in last year's fatal shooting at Los Angeles International Airport.  Prosecutors told a judge Monday that they were still...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 'Sizeable' Fuel Spill At Bradley Airport Does Not Impact Flights

    'Sizeable' Fuel Spill At Bradley Airport Does Not Impact Flights
    WINDSOR LOCKS — A fuel truck parked near gate 29 at Bradley International Airport leaked a significant amount of fuel after it was stuck by another vehicle, Airport Administrator Kevin Dillon said. State Department of Energy and Environmental...
  • Reader feedback Nov. 26: Frontier Airlines to leave Peninsula, cold weather arrives in Hampton Roads

    Frontier Airlines to leave Frontier Airlines will stop serving Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport on Jan. 6 in the second blow in two months to the airport's efforts to boost flight connections for Peninsula travelers. The airline's decision...
  • 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...