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Air Transportation

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  • Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold

    Flight returns to Seattle after worker 'fell asleep' in cargo hold
    An airport worker who fell asleep and found himself trapped in a plane's cargo hold forced a Los Angeles-bound Alaska Airlines flight to return to Seattle on Monday afternoon. Flight 448 had just taken off when the pilot and some first-class...
  • With runway under repair, skies above NYC could get crowded

    The closure of a runway at John F. Kennedy International Airport could create a traffic jam in the skies above New York City this summer. The main arrivals runway at Kennedy will be closed for repairs and resurfacing for about five months starting at the...
  • MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food

    MIA's Icebox Cafe is certified provider of locally sourced food
    The Icebox Cafe at Miami International Airport is the first airport restaurant certified as a provider of locally sourced food by the state's "Fresh from Florida" program. The popular Miami Beach restaurant, which was featured on The Oprah Winfrey...
  • Flight makes emergency landing after worker is trapped in cargo hold

    SEATTLE An Alaska Airlines flight made an emergency landing Monday at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport after passengers heard bangs and screams from a ramp agent who was trapped in the plane's cargo hold. The agent, who was not injured, told...
  • Pilot placed emergency call before crash that killed 4 in Fort Lauderdale

    MIAMI The charred wreckage of the twin-turbine propeller plane that crashed near the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport killing four people was hauled to Fort Pierce on Monday. Investigators now begin the process of sifting through more than 100 pieces to...
  • More late flights, more lost bags, more complaints, study of airlines finds

    More late flights, more lost bags, more complaints, study of airlines finds
    Airlines in the U.S. are doing a poorer job of serving travelers, with more late flights, more lost bags and more customer complaints, according to a report released Monday. And carriers with a big presence in Chicago all worsened in 2014 from the year...
  • Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track

    Gary/Chicago International Airport runway expansion still on track
    The Gary/Chicago International Airport is putting some of the finishing touches on its runway expansion project as it remains on schedule for a June 25 opening. The $174.1 million runway project sought to add 1,900 feet to the existing 7,000-foot...
  • Plane makes emergency landing in Ohio for maintenance light

    Authorities at a southwest Ohio airport say a Milwaukee-bound plane carrying 78 people has made an emergency landing due to a maintenance light indicator. Dayton International Airport spokeswoman Linda Hughes says the plane landed safely without incident...
  • More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?

     More O'Hare runways in the wings, but how will they help?
    The outcry over jet noise from O'Hare International Airport that reached a fever pitch over the last year and a half is likely to intensify further this summer when takeoff and landing simulation data becomes available ahead of a new runway opening this...
  • AP investigation details DC-area airport perimeter breaches

    Over the last decade, homeless men, a job seeker, even a skateboarder and a stranded boater have gotten past perimeter security at the D.C. region's major airports, according to an Associated Press investigation. The investigation found eight breaches at...
  • AP investigation details perimeter breaches at US airports

    Several hundred times over the last decade, intruders have hopped fences, slipped past guardhouses, crashed their cars through gates or otherwise breached perimeter security at the nation's busiest airports — sometimes even managing to climb...