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Air Transportation

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  • An underground solution to LV airport-FedEx plan

    As a regular passenger out of Lehigh Valley International Airport, I appreciate its convenience, lack of crowds and easy access to our highways. The funny thing about my trips is that they're always on a United Airlines bus headed to the airport in...
  • Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90

     Donald Munger, ex-Chicago cop a fixture on O'Hare detail, dies at 90
    Donald Munger spent almost half of his 33-year Chicago police career in what he often said was "the best job he ever had" — commanding lieutenant of the O'Hare International Airport detail. He'd say that despite being around the deadliest aviation...
  • Ontario airport worth much less than L.A. is asking for, audit says

    Ontario airport worth much less than L.A. is asking for, audit says
    In Ontario's legal battle to gain control over LA/Ontario International Airport, a new audit contends that the sale price offered by Los Angeles is inflated by at least $181 million. If Ontario wants the airport back, Los Angeles officials have said,...
  • Kitson wants candy-gate investigated at LAX

    Kitson wants candy-gate investigated at LAX
    Travelers flying in and out of Los Angeles International Airport should stay clear of the chocolates sold at the airport’s two Kitson shops. That warning comes from Kitson itself. The L.A.-based boutique that sells novelty souvenirs is in a...
  • LAX passenger volume reaches 14-year high as Los Angeles tourism surges

    LAX passenger volume reaches 14-year high as Los Angeles tourism surges
    Local tourism in 2014 set its fourth record in as many years, city officials announced Tuesday, and Los Angeles International Airport exceeded its 14-year-old peak for airline travel and is now the nation's second-busiest airport. The airport handled...
  • TSA snags 47 handguns in 2014 at Orlando airport

    TSA snags 47 handguns in 2014 at Orlando airport
    Despite issuing countless warnings about not bringing firearms and ammunition on board commercial airliners, Transportation Security Administration officers confiscated 47 handguns and nearly 4,000 bullets at Orlando International Airport last year. TSA...
  • Plane makes unexpected landing at Bob Hope Airport

    A Southwest Airlines jet on its way from Sacramento to Ontario was diverted to Bob Hope Airport in Burbank Monday evening after an instrument reading indicated a possible fuel leak, according to an airport official. Fire crews were called to the...
  • LAX set record for passenger volume in 2014

    LAX set record for passenger volume in 2014
    With local tourism continuing to set records, city officials announced Tuesday that Los Angeles International Airport has surpassed its 14-year-old peak for passengers, making it the second-busiest commercial airport in the nation. The West Coast...
  • Police fatally shoot man outside Ohio airport terminal who they say lunged at them with knife

    A man who tried to buy an airline ticket using a fake ID was fatally shot Wednesday after returning to his illegally parked car, where he lunged at an airport police officer with a knife during a confrontation, police said. The man had multiple knives on...
  • JetBlue flights to Cleveland, Detroit begin April 30

    JetBlue flights to Cleveland, Detroit begin April 30
    JetBlue Airways will add more flights in 2015 to its growing operations at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. Starting April 30, the New York carrier will begin once-daily nonstop service from Fort Lauderdale to Cleveland Hopkins...
  • Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly

    Scrawl found on United jet, attendants fired when they refuse to fly
    Thirteen flight attendants filed a whistle-blower complaint against United Airlines on Wednesday, alleging that they were fired in retaliation for refusing to fly after discovering drawings on the aircraft's tail that they found menacing. On July 14,...