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  • New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport

    New satellite technology promises smoother, quieter descents into BWI airport
    Fliers arriving in the Baltimore region this holiday season may notice smoother descents into BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, while residents in Towson and other area suburbs might hear a bit less noise overhead. Thanks to new state-of-the-art...
  • Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA

    Here's how to avoid holiday travel headaches at OIA
    So you've bought your tickets for Thanksgiving travel — if you haven't, expect to pay more — and you're ready to face the crowds at Orlando International Airport. There are some tricks that can make your experience less nerve-racking. Take...
  • Free checked bags are flying away; factor in bag fees when shopping for airfares

    Free checked bags are flying away; factor in bag fees when shopping for airfares
    With JetBlue's recent announcement that it will begin offering bundled fares, the airline will soon end its policy of allowing one free checked bag for all passengers. JetBlue will start this new policy sometime in the first half of 2015, and at that...
  • Bob Hope Airport is making a play for college sports fans

    Bob Hope Airport is making a play for college sports fans
    Bob Hope Airport officials are following a marketing playbook they hope will help raise the airport's profile by targeting college sports fans across the country with bowl season approaching. The Burbank airport — the official airport of the...
  • Knives at LAX, JFK restaurants raise security concerns

    Knives at LAX, JFK restaurants raise security concerns
    As part of a $1.9-billion upgrade last year, Los Angeles International Airport added a slate of high-end shops and classy restaurants at the Tom Bradley International Terminal, including the 6,000-square-foot steak house III Forks. Airport officials and...
  • Russian passengers brave -61 F. to push-start jet with frozen brakes

    Russian passengers brave -61 F. to push-start jet with frozen brakes
    Anyone who's ever been stuck in a Siberian backwater in late November would understand the impulse. As 74 homebound oil workers and seven crew members waited for a Katekavia Airlines Tu-134 passenger jet to take off from a remote Arctic Circle air strip...
  • Vacancy opens on airport board

    Vacancy opens on airport board
    The city of Burbank is looking to fill a vacancy on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority board after Susan Georgino tendered her resignation “effective immediately” on Wednesday. Georgino’s resignation comes as the city is...
  • Notes and notables

    Buying and giving "Many Christmases ago, I went to buy a doll for my son. I reach for the last one they had, but so did another man. As I rained blows upon him, I realized — there had to be another way!" — Frank Costanza, in a famous...
  • Thanksgiving travel: 650 flights canceled so far on busiest day

    Thanksgiving travel: 650 flights canceled so far on busiest day
    If your Thanksgiving travels are taking you to the East Coast on Wednesday, be prepared for flight delays and cancellations as a powerful storm moves from North Carolina up to New England. A nor'easter dumping rain and snow in the Northeast is adding to...
  • Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast

    Flights disrupted by winter storm in Northeast
    Thanksgiving travel is tough sledding this year in South Florida. A major snowstorm in the Northeast caused an estimated 249 flights to be canceled or delayed Wednesday at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. As of 5:30 p.m. 81 arrivals...
  • New ad campaign takes flight at Burbank Bob Hope Airport

    Burbank Bob Hope Airport officials are following a marketing playbook that they hope will help raise awareness of the airport by targeting college sports fans throughout the country with bowl season around the corner. The airfield — the official...