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  • Experts try to tamp fears of airline Ebola risk

    WASHINGTON Video cameras at Liberia's Monrovia airport showed Patrick Sawyer lying on his stomach to ease his discomfort on July 23 before he boarded the first of two flights that would carry him and the deadly Ebola virus to Nigeria. Sawyer, a Liberian-...
  • How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste

    How rich: Government exec with $266k salary gripes about government waste
    A few weeks ago, the Sanford Airport decided to kick the TSA out of its complex. Out go the government friskers. In come private friskers. Taxpayers will pay a private company from Virginia $24 million over the next five years to do the same thing the...
  • Pembroke Pines commissioner wants to move North Perry Airport

    Pembroke Pines commissioner wants to move North Perry Airport
    Backyard barbecues in the neighborhoods framing the North Perry Airport come with the buzz of helicopters and the roar of light aircraft, a cacophony that could be silenced soon. The small airport used mostly for training and charters may be replaced...
  • Enhanced Ebola screening begins at New York's JFK airport

    Passengers arriving from the three countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa began undergoing enhanced screening Saturday before being allowed through immigration at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport, the first of five ports of...
  • Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark

    Ebola ruled out for ill passenger escorted off plane in Newark
    U.S. disease-control agents in biohazard suits removed a sick passenger and his daughter from a United Airlines jet that landed on Saturday in Newark, New Jersey, but federal health officials later said they had ruled out Ebola as a concern. The...
  • O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola

    O'Hare among five U.S. airports to beef up screening for Ebola
    Stepping up efforts to stop the Ebola epidemic from spreading widely in the United States, federal authorities and officials in Chicago on Wednesday announced preventive measures that will include more intense health screening for airline passengers...
  • American Airlines flight makes emergency landing in San Francisco

    Officials said an American Airlines flight on Monday made an emergency landing at San Francisco International Airport because of a pressurization problem after several interior panels shook loose and fell. Flight 2293, heading from San Francisco to...
  • Ebola safeguards are being taken, Southland health officials say

    Ebola safeguards are being taken, Southland health officials say
    The paramedics at Los Angeles Fire Station 51 got the call Tuesday night: A traveler, just off an evening flight, was ill in an airport terminal and needed medical care. The patient had flown in from a U.S. airport, the crew learned, but had initially...
  • Customs overwhelmed at Fort Lauderdale airport

    Customs overwhelmed at Fort Lauderdale airport
    International passenger traffic has sharply increased at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in the past three years – and so have waiting times to move through U.S. Customs. It's so bad that at peak times some passengers end up...
  • Mexican carrier Volaris to fly from Fort Lauderdale in December

    Mexican carrier Volaris to fly from Fort Lauderdale in December
    Mexican ultra-low-cost carrier Volaris is planning to add new direct service between Fort Lauderdale and Mexico City on Dec. 1 and to Guadalajara on Dec. 4, the airline announced Monday. The new routes can now be booked at volaris.com. Steve Belleme,...
  • Lauderdale airport's Lee Wagener gallery temporarily closing

    Lauderdale airport's Lee Wagener gallery temporarily closing
    The Lee Wagener Art Gallery at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will close its doors temporarily to travelers later this year due to construction in Terminal 2, according to the Broward County Cultural Division. Its last exhibit will be...