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  • Loaded 9mm handgun found in carry-on at Midway

    A suburban Chicago man has been arrested after security screeners at Midway International Airport found a loaded 9mm handgun in his carry-on luggage. Chicago police and the Transportation Security Administration say 43-year-old David Weber of Shorewood...
  • What you should know before flying with a gun

    What you should know before flying with a gun
    Here's the first rule for bringing a gun onto a plane: Don't forget you have it with you. "Most people just forget," said Kevin McCarthy, the Transportation Security Administration's federal security director at Midway Airport. "The two most common...
  • Orlando International Airport tram death ruled an accident

    Orlando International Airport tram death ruled an accident
    The 32-year-old man who was killed a week ago while operating an Orlando International Airport tram, suffered "blunt-head trauma,'' an official confirmed Friday. Adam Lee's death was ruled an accident, but his autopsy report has not been finalized,...
  • The ultimate selfie? You and a 28-foot-tall lily at Denver's airport

    The ultimate selfie? You and a 28-foot-tall lily at Denver's airport
    If you like your lilies big -- super-sized, in fact, and ideal for selifes -- swing by Denver International Airport before the end of July to see a 28-foot-tall steel sculpture in the Great Hall of the Jeppesen Terminal. "Denver Lily" was recently...
  • Southwest will add BWI to Liberia, Costa Rica route

    Southwest will add BWI to Liberia, Costa Rica route
    Expanding its roster of international destinations, Southwest Airlines is adding international service between BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport and Liberia, Costa Rica. The new weekly nonstop flights, Southwest's second Costa Rica route, will begin Nov. 7,...
  • Bird strike sends jetliner carrying 132 back to Los Angeles

    An American Airlines jetliner bound for St. Louis has returned to Los Angeles International Airport because of a bird strike. Airline spokesman Andrew Christie says the Airbus A319 with 132 people on board landed safely at 6:40 a.m. Thursday and taxied...
  • Faster, cheaper, free Wi-Fi, no TSA: How a Greyhound bus beats flying

    Faster, cheaper, free Wi-Fi, no TSA: How a Greyhound bus beats flying
    Here was the question that faced me recently: Should I rent a car and drive from Miami to Sebastian, Fla., about 160 miles? Fly? Or take a ... wait for it ... Greyhound? The answer was easy and not one that occurred to me at first blush, which makes...
  • Azul to increase flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sao Paulo

    Azul to increase flights from Fort Lauderdale to Sao Paulo
    Azul Brazilian Airlines is boosting service at its new Florida outposts. Starting July 1, the Brazilian low-cost carrier will add three weekly flights to its daily nonstop schedule between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Sao Paulo/...
  • Airline passengers growing more satisfied, J.D. Power reports

    Airline passengers growing more satisfied, J.D. Power reports
    For the 10th straight year, JetBlue Airways has the most satisfied customers among low-cost airlines, according to a national consumer study released Wednesday. JetBlue, the busiest carrier at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, scored...
  • United Airlines announces airport projects

    United Airlines announces airport projects
    Chicago-based United Airlines this week announced new airport projects in Houston and Los Angeles. United on Monday broke ground on the carrier's new Terminal C North concourse at George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, United's gateway to...
  • LVIA wants to lock in its four big airlines for five years

    LVIA wants to lock in its four big airlines for five years
    The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority is negotiating a deal designed to prevent its four major airlines from leaving Lehigh Valley International Airport, but it would come at a cost: Those airlines would take more control over how the airport is run....