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Air Transportation

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  • LAX shooting report: Communication problems added to confusion

    The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communication and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
  • Emilio T. Gonzalez: MIA shows big improvement, but more staffing needed

    Soon after my first day on the job as Miami-Dade Aviation Director nearly one year ago, I established a list of pressing customer service goals I felt were essential to protecting Miami International Airport's standing as our community's gateway to the...
  • Consultant critiques law enforcement response to deadly LAX shooting

    An in-depth report that critiques the response of public safety agencies and airport officials to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be released to the public Tuesday. The Los Angeles Board of Airport Commissioners,...
  • Two different LAX shootings -- but similar failings

    Two different LAX shootings -- but similar failings
    A gunman walks into Los Angeles International Airport and opens fire, killing and wounding several people before being neutralized by security officers. First responders are lauded for their quick action and seeming efficiency, but a later review finds...
  • LVIA to hold air show again this summer

    LVIA to hold air show again this summer
    After the success of the 2013 air show, Lehigh Valley International Airport officials decided they weren't going to wait another 16 years to do it again. The 2014 Lehigh Valley Airshow will be held Aug. 23 and 24, after last year's show drew more than...
  • Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway

    Automated passport kiosks arrive at Midway
    International travelers landing at Midway Airport can now clear the customs process more quickly by using self-service electronic kiosks that were unveiled Wednesday. The new automated passport control system at Midway is identical to the free service...
  • LAX shooting response criticized in report

    LAX shooting response criticized in report
    The emergency response to November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport was hampered by poor communications and a lack of coordination between agencies, problems that contributed to a chaotic evacuation and delays reaching victims,...
  • Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'

    Malaysia Airlines pilots: Clues lead 'toward the cockpit'
    BEIJING — The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 has expanded to cover an impossibly vast swath of Asia extending from Kazakhstan to Australia, with Malaysia appealing for as many airplanes and ships as the world can provide. The...
  • Upgrades on the way for flight tracking

    SEATTLE As search teams scour the seas around Southeast Asia for signs of a Boeing 777 airliner that's been missing more than a week, the current technology for tracking of flights is under intense scrutiny. In this era of broadband digital data, can't...
  • Enhanced airport security may waste money, study says

    Enhanced airport security may waste money, study says
    Months after an airport screener was killed in a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport, a new report concludes that adding more security measures at the nation's airports may not be worth the cost. The study goes on to suggest that it...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Hijacking theory gives relatives hope

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Hijacking theory gives relatives hope
    The possibility that Malaysia Air Flight 370 was hijacked has heartened the relatives of passengers who are holding out hope that the missing plane landed in some remote location, perhaps a tropical island. "My gut feeling is that it landed. I still...