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Air Transportation

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  • William & Mary alumnus among 3 killed in Norfolk plane crash

    William & Mary alumnus among 3 killed in Norfolk plane crash
    Three people, including an alumnus of the College of William and Mary, were killed when their plane crashed in the Norfolk Botanical Garden Wednesday morning, according to Virginia State Police. The plane was found at about 7:20 a.m. in the Enchanted...
  • Growing Spirit Airlines to hire 1,500 workers in 2015

    Growing Spirit Airlines to hire 1,500 workers in 2015
    Spirit Airlines will hire 1,500 workers this year as it adds new aircraft and flights across its network, the airline says. The low-cost airline, based in Miramar, is the No. 2 carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport with 18.6 percent...
  • Plane lands at O'Hare safely without landing gear

    A plane landed safely at O'Hare International Airport Saturday afternoon without part of its landing gear in place, the airline and the Federal Aviation Administration said. The regional GoJet flight from Grand Rapids, Michigan to Chicago with 37...
  • Dulles International Airport without power for hours

    The power is back on at Washington Dulles International Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Jonathon Freye says the power went off around 1:25 p.m. Saturday and was restored shortly before 4 p.m. During the outage, some...
  • Banner pilot had little time to fix engine problem

    Banner pilot had little time to fix engine problem
    Jordan Dorsey was heading back to North Perry Airport after flying his banner plane over a festival in southwest Miami-Dade County when his engine started to slowly lose power. Suspecting ice had formed in the carburetor, a common ailment in small...
  • Loaded gun found in Ohio airport passenger's carry-on bag

    Authorities say security workers at a central Ohio airport found a loaded handgun in a passenger's carry-on luggage. A statement from the Transportation Security Administration says officers at a checkpoint at Port Columbus International Airport...
  • DP Buzz: The airport

    Editor's note: "DP Buzz is an interactive feature of the Daily Press Opinion Page. We email weekly questions on issues and topics affecting Peninsula-area citizens. Each week, subscribers can choose whether to weigh in or not with a short answer. Here...
  • Singapore's Changi Airport voted best airport for third year in a row

    Singapore's Changi Airport voted best airport for third year in a row
    Why do fliers love Singapore's Changi Airport so much? Maybe it's the lavish indoor gardens, the rooftop swimming pool, the on-site movie theaters or the napping areas in every terminal. This week, Changi won the 2015 world's best airport award handed out...
  • United testing new boarding area models at O'Hare

    United testing new boarding area models at O'Hare
    United Airlines is experimenting with prototype boarding areas at O'Hare International Airport with the aim of making the time passengers spend waiting for a flight more comfortable and productive at its gates there. At gates B-4, B-8 and B-10 in...
  • NAVIGATING TURBULENCE: Amid challenging conditions, a cautous approach seems prudent as officials seek to keep airport competitive

    When People Express announced that it planned to bring low-cost commercial air service to Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport, we did not hide our excitement. At the time we hoped the new carrier would take up some of the slack left when...
  • United cutting 69 jobs at PBIA, 115 at MIA

    United cutting 69 jobs at PBIA, 115 at MIA
    United Airlines plans to lay off 69 employees in transportation and warehousing at Palm Beach International Airport, as well as 115 at Miami International Airport. The employee cuts would take effect between May 17 and 31, according to a notice the...