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Air Transportation

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  • Long Beach man suspected of luggage thefts at airport

    Police have arrested a 23-year-old man suspected of stealing luggage from Los Angeles International Airport. KCBS-TV reports (http://cbsloc.al/1ywqyXA ) the arrest Thursday came after investigators monitored baggage claim areas over the weekend. Airport...
  • Victims of Southwest Miami-Dade plane crash were with Venezuela company; probe begins

    MIAMI The twin-engine airplane that crashed Wednesday in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people aboard, belonged to the Venezuelan unit of Brink's security company, a company spokesman told the Miami Herald. Ed Cunningham said the plane...
  • 4 killed in plane crash near Kendall airport

    KENDALL, Fla. A small plane crashed into trees, broke apart and burst into flames Wednesday afternoon in Southwest Miami-Dade County, killing all four people on board, authorities said. The Beech 1900 aircraft went down two miles west of Miami...
  • Alpena County Regional Airport in Michigan ready to participate in drone research effort

    Officials say unmanned aircraft could soon begin flying at a Michigan airport as part of a drone research effort. The Alpena News reports (http://bit.ly/1E3LY2W ) the Federal Aviation Administration agreed to allow the flights at Alpena County Regional...
  • Allentown Airport Authority signs $9.9 million land deal with FedEx developer

    Allentown Airport Authority signs $9.9 million land deal with FedEx developer
    In a deal that promises to close a gaping hole in the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority's budget, a New York property developer has agreed to buy 260 acres of airport-owned land where it plans a FedEx distribution center. The $9.9 million deal with...
  • Southland loses a great friend

    Southland loses a great friend
    Suhail al Chalabi was a planner. He planned for the economic growth of the Southland through construction of an airport near Peotone, the building of the Illiana Expressway and an interchange connecting Interstate 57 to the Tri-State Tollway. You likely...
  • Airline tarmac delays drop to record low in 2014

    Airline tarmac delays drop to record low in 2014
    Only 30 domestic flights in 2014 were stuck on airport tarmacs for more than three hours, a record low, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the latest sign that hefty fines are reducing delays. Passenger complaints prompted the...
  • Serial stowaway jailed after allegedly sneaking onto Florida-bound flight

    MINNEAPOLIS A 63-year-old woman with a history of attempting to sneak aboard commercial airliners told authorities that she slipped onto a flight from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and flew to Jacksonville, Fla., where she checked into a...
  • US Airways flight from Philadelphia makes emergency landing in Houston

    HOUSTON (AP) — Officials say a U.S. Airways flight was forced to make an emergency landing at a Houston airport after a problem with its nose gear. Local media outlets report the plane landed Monday night without its nose gear being deployed at the...
  • Police: Drunken passenger assaults airline staff at airport

    Authorities allege a drunken Delta Air Lines passenger assaulted airline staff and police at Los Angeles International Airport before she was arrested. City News Service reports 32-year-old Lisa Piasecki of Irwin, North Carolina, was held at Terminal 6...
  • L.A. Convention Center shortcomings cost area $5 billion in four years

    L.A. Convention Center shortcomings cost area $5 billion in four years
    Los Angeles lost out on nearly $5 billion in economic benefits over the last four years from 271 conventions that bypassed the city because its convention center was either too small or lacked enough hotel rooms within walking distance. That was the...