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  • Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on

    Woman arrested at BWI with loaded pistol, loose bullets in carry-on
    A St. Mary's County woman was arrested at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Wednesday after security agents discovered a loaded .38-caliber pistol and more than a dozen "loose bullets" in her carry-on bag, the Transportation Security Administration said...
  • Volaris launches new flights from O'Hare

    Volaris launches new flights from O'Hare
    Volaris Airlines, which already operates from Chicago's Midway Airport, this week launched new service from O'Hare International Airport. Flights to Guadalajara, Mexico, are on Wednesdays and Saturdays out of Terminal 5. Volaris already has daily...
  • Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL

    Baggage handlers, other workers picket at PHL
    Several dozen employees of a ground-transportation firm are picketing at Philadelphia International Airport this morning, but the protest does not appear to be affecting any flights. The one-day job action was called to protest what the workers say are...
  • JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free

    JetBlue will no longer offer first checked bag free
    Starting next year, passengers will no longer get their first checked bag free as one of the perks of flying JetBlue Airways. On Wednesday, the New York-based carrier announced that it will launch a new fare structure in the first half of the year that...
  • When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving

    When everyday at the airport feels like Wednesday before Thanksgiving
    Crowding at large U.S. airports, including those in Chicago, is reaching dire levels as congestion during peak times on regular weekdays nears that typically seen during the Thanksgiving period, a travel industry group said Tuesday. Annual growth of...
  • New hangars, taxiways part of major changes at Leesburg International Airport

    LEESBURG — From its beginnings as an Army airfield to advances that ushered in international-airport status, the city's airport is making yet more changes to become a leading transportation hub. Leesburg International Airport's taxiways have...
  • Mexican man admits guilt in teen-girl sex case in N. Florida

    Mexican man admits guilt in teen-girl sex case in N. Florida
    A Mexican citizen faces as much as life in prison after admitting he flew a 14-year-old girl from Las Vegas to North Florida for sex in May, federal officials say. Officers intercepted the teen in Charlotte, N.C. and placed her into protective custody...
  • Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds

    Thanksgiving crowds happening year-round at airports, study finds
    By next year, congestion at Los Angeles International Airport one day out of each week could be as bad as it is on the day before Thanksgiving, according to a new study. And, if travel demand continues to grow, by 2018 at least two days of the week will...
  • Va. commerce secretary: People Express shutdown hurts ability to attract business to Newport News

    Va. commerce secretary: People Express shutdown hurts ability to attract business to Newport News
    In a talk at the Greater Norfolk Corp. meeting Friday morning, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade Maurice Jones said that People Express suspending operations in Newport News hurts the ability of leaders to attract new businesses. "People...
  • The younger the baby, the easier the flight — and other tips

    The younger the baby, the easier the flight — and other tips
    Nervous about flying with an infant? "The younger the baby, the easier it is," said Corinne McDermott, founder of HaveBabyWillTravel.com. "Infants aren't mobile, can't touch icky surfaces, and you have control over their contact with other passengers."...
  • Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA

    Orlando International may decide in February whether to replace TSA
    Orlando International Airport leaders likely will decide in February whether to fire the federal Transportation Security Administration security officers and replace them with private security guards. A committee put in place 18 months ago – and...