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Air Transportation

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  • Hampton Roads Executive Airport opens new $30 million runway

    Hampton Roads Executive Airport opens new $30 million runway
    After 14 years and $30 million, the Hampton Roads Executive Airport can finally handle larger corporate jets with the opening of its new runway. "You don't understand what it took — 14 years," said Steve I. Fox, principal of Virginia Aviation...
  • TSA removes barbecue from passenger's checked bag

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bob Porter wasn't about to leave Kansas City without tasting its world famous barbecue. Porter, a government affairs consultant from Washington, D.C., flew in over the weekend to attend the Chiefs-Redskins game with a group of friends....
  • New nonstop service from L.A. to Osaka, Japan, to begin in March

    New nonstop service from L.A. to Osaka, Japan, to begin in March
    Japan Airlines announced Monday that part of its service expansion plans this year include adding daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Osaka, Japan, the country's third largest city. A recent statement from the airline says it will fly Boeing...
  • Police capture suspect at Phoenix airport; terminal reopens

    Police capture suspect at Phoenix airport; terminal reopens
    A portion of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was reopened Thursday evening after dozens of police officers shut a terminal to search for a man who had fled from the scene of a shooting in nearby Tempe earlier in the day. Sgt. Steve Martos, a...
  • Police arrest shooting suspects at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport

    Police arrest shooting suspects at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport
    (Reuters) - Police in Phoenix have arrested three shooting suspects following an hours-long manhunt at the city's Sky Harbor International Airport on Thursday, following a shooting at a nearby gas station, authorities said. Officers with the Tempe Police...
  • OPD: Shirtless, greasy, barefoot man tried to stow away on JetBlue plane

    OPD: Shirtless, greasy, barefoot man tried to stow away on JetBlue plane
    Buying a pricey plane ticket and standing in the slow-moving airport security line may not be the most glamorous travel accommodations. But ex-convict Demetrice Hall learned that there are worse ways to try to get to New York City. Hall, 32, of Orlando,...
  • Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago

    Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago
    Many of the world's top airline and airport officials will descend on Chicago this weekend for a global conference that city officials say will be among the largest economic development events of the year for the city and the region. Chicago officials...
  • Mechanical, health issues force O'Hare flight to Brussels back to Chicago

    Mechanical, health issues force O'Hare flight to Brussels back to Chicago
    A United Airlines plane bound for Brussels was diverted to Maine and then returned to O’Hare International Airport early Wednesday morning because of medical and technical issues, according to the airline. Flight 972 left O’Hare Tuesday night...
  • Southwest flight out of San Jose diverted to Oakland due to emergency

    Southwest flight out of San Jose diverted to Oakland due to emergency
    A Southwest Boeing 737 leaving San Jose for Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday afternoon due to an emergency after some flight controls were not performing properly. The plane, Southwest Flight 468, landed at the Oakland...
  • Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past

    Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past
    When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect. It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
  • Airport services discourage travel

    I agree completely with a recent article calling the international terminal at Fort Lauderdale International Airport a disgrace. After a nine-hour transatlantic flight, you are greeted with a walk down a temporary stairway to the tarmac, followed by a...