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  • Southwest will start daily flights to Costa Rica from BWI on March 7

    Southwest will start daily flights to Costa Rica from BWI on March 7
    Southwest Airlines will launch daily round-trip service starting March 7 from Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport to Costa Rica, the carrier's first Central American destination. Southwest on Friday announced an initial...
  • WWII vet remembered with new sculpture at airport

    Capt. David McCampbell pulled off a feat during World War II, taking down nine Japanese fighter planes in just one battle. While the hero pilot's actions may have made headlines decades ago, they're not nearly as well-known nowadays. So during a ceremony...
  • 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...
  • Plane cleaners' strike in New York 'not just about Ebola,' union says

    Plane cleaners' strike in New York 'not just about Ebola,' union says
    Nearly 200 airplane cabin cleaners have gone on strike at LaGuardia Airport in New York City after they say their demands for improved health and safety measures to protect them from biohazards and diseases such as Ebola have been denied. The workers...
  • 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,...
  • Airline cleanup crews walk off job in New York over Ebola concerns

    Airline cleanup crews walk off job in New York over Ebola concerns
    About 200 airline cabin cleaners walked off the job at New York's LaGuardia Airport on Thursday to protest what they say is insufficient protection from exposure to Ebola for workers whose jobs include cleaning up vomit and bathrooms. Picket lines were...
  • Airport officials cite People Express' impact on economy

    While it flew, People Express was an economic boon for the area, the Peninsula Airport Commission's executive director and chairman have been saying in recent days, as they wait to see if the start-up airline they subsidized can relaunch itself. But...
  • Sick passenger who prompted Ebola scare at LAX recently visited Africa

    Sick passenger who prompted Ebola scare at LAX recently visited Africa
    Health officials determined the sick passenger who sparked an Ebola scare Sunday afternoon at Los Angeles International Airport did not have the disease but had recently visited Africa. A female passenger aboard United Airlines Flight 703 that had...
  • Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says

    Don't wait to book holiday flights, expert says
    Though turkey carving and jingle bells might seem far off into the future, the time is now to book holiday travel flights and avoid sky-high airfares, experts say. "If you're booking for Thanksgiving, you're already getting late in the game,...
  • FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire

    FAA radar center back in operation, 17 days after fire
    A Chicago-area radar facility that is a key cog in the nation's air traffic control network was back online Monday morning after a 17-day outage caused by sabotage, the Federal Aviation Administration said. But low visibility caused by rain moving...