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  • A different kind of driver's test

    A different kind of driver's test
    While most young people are obsessed with getting their driver's license, Dominic Puntoriero has fed a loftier ambition: flying a helicopter. After training for more than 65 hours over a four-year span, the San Juan Capistrano resident, formerly of...
  • Traffic is smooth despite 'Century Crunch' near LAX

    Traffic is smooth despite 'Century Crunch' near LAX
    Four weeks after being coined, the "Century Crunch" is nearly history, part of the city's growing lexicon of roadway headaches, and for all its poetic portentousness, the crunch was a breeze. Starting Friday night, drivers detoured with ease around...
  • Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-body jetliners

    Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-body jetliners
    The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport continued Monday with the approval of a new $900 million terminal that will add gates for wide-body aircraft and help eliminate a major inconvenience for travelers. Airport commissioners unanimously...
  • Tuesday: Has airport security improved?

    Tuesday: Has airport security improved?
        People are getting through security checkpoints at South Florida airports quicker. But are they getting through safer? It now takes an average of 10 minutes to get through the security checkpoints. In 2007, it sometimes took an hour or more....
  • Non-Functioning Gun Found At Bradley Airport

    Non-Functioning Gun Found At Bradley Airport
    WINDSOR LOCKS — A Waterbury man was charged Monday afternoon when authorities found a non-functioning gun in a carry-on bag at a security checkpoint in Bradley International Airport, state police said. Angel Santiago, 32, of Rawley Avenue, was...
  • Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-bodied jets

    Planned LAX terminal will provide more room for wide-bodied jets
    The modernization of Los Angeles International Airport continued Monday with the approval of a new $900-million terminal that will add gates for wide-bodied aircraft and help eliminate a major inconvenience for travelers. Airport commissioners...
  • SeaPort Airlines to start Burbank-San Diego flights in October

    SeaPort Airlines to start Burbank-San Diego flights in October
    SeaPort Airlines, a small Oregon-based airline that serves routes in nine states, will begin service between Burbank Bob Hope Airport (BUR) and San Diego International Airport (SAN) starting in October. The trip takes 65 minutes on Cessna planes that each...
  • Headed to LAX this weekend? Avoid the 'Century Crunch'

    Headed to LAX this weekend? Avoid the 'Century Crunch'
    Southern California drivers have survived "Jamzilla" and "Carmageddon" but this weekend's "Century Crunch" road closure near one of the main entrances to Los Angeles International Airport might be the worst one yet, officials said Monday. Starting...
  • Intercity rail has long been key part of airport's vision

    Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger-rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando. While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to...
  • FAA bars US flights to Israel after rockets land near country's main airport

    JERUSALEM American and European air carriers suspended flights to Israel on Tuesday after a rocket landed near the country's international airport as fighting between Israeli forces and Islamist militants in the Gaza Strip entered its third week. The...
  • Airlines compete over flights to Brazil

    Airlines compete over flights to Brazil
    Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil. American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....