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Air Transportation

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  • Latest San Jose airport fence breach renews focus on persistent problem

    SAN JOSE, Calif. Nearly a year after a high-profile security breach at Mineta San Jose International Airport, little seems to have been done to bolster what has proved to be a repeatedly exposed vulnerability: 6 miles of perimeter fence that doesn't do...
  • Allegiant pilots plan strike, scrapping 250 flights

    Allegiant pilots plan strike, scrapping 250 flights
    Pilots at discount carrier Allegiant Air are planning a strike Thursday that they say could ground 250 flights, affecting 33,000 customers. The Las Vegas-based airline has gone to federal court to block the strike, calling it illegal. The airline does...
  • FAA investigates 2 laser incidents by Newark Liberty airport

    Federal officials are looking into more laser-pointing incidents at Newark Liberty International Airport. The Federal Aviation Administration says two flights reported lasers were pointed at them Sunday night. An ExpressJet flight and a Shuttle...
  • Flight canceled, but your manners shouldn't be

    Flight canceled, but your manners shouldn't be
    10 Ways to Get Happy When You're Stuck in an Airport This is a short primer, inspired by my recent experience, for anyone whose flight is delayed or canceled. As the travel mess that often comes with spring break is upon us, let it be your guide. 1....
  • Orlando International Airport decides to keep TSA

    Officials with the Orlando International Airport have recommended against making it the largest airport to get rid of the TSA. An airport advisory committee on Monday voted to keep Transportation Security Administration officers and not replace them with...
  • Officials examining why plane landed short of Halifax runway

    An Air Canada passenger plane landed so significantly short of the runway in Halifax that it hit a power line and knocked out power at the airport, the lead investigator said Monday. The Airbus 320 landed 1,100 feet (335 meters) short of the runway...
  • Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand

    Norfolk airport adds more nonstop flights to meet seasonal demand
    Passengers from Norfolk International Airport have more nonstop flight options for Chicago, Detroit, New York, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., in late March and early April. The airport added eight more flights because of increased...
  • Festival of Books: What you need to know about TSA airport security rules

    Festival of Books: What you need to know about TSA airport security rules
    Clearly some of you don't know what's allowed and what isn't at airport security checkpoints. For those in need of a refresher course, Travel Editor Catharine Hamm and Transportation Security Administration spokesman Nico Melendez will be talking...
  • Fees for minors keep climbing

    If you've got a child who will be traveling as an unaccompanied minor, you could be in for an unpleasant surprise. Over the years, we've seen the fees for this service climb. Some airlines are charging as much as $150 each way, or $300 round trip, for...
  • JetBlue computer outage resolved after causing delays for passengers

    JetBlue computer outage resolved after causing delays for passengers
    A computer outage that caused delays for thousands of JetBlue Airways passengers early Monday morning has been resolved, the company said. JetBlue Airways said it had fixed a systemwide computer problem by 6:15 a.m. Eastern time that has caused delays...
  • Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA

    Orlando airport panel votes to keep TSA
    The TSA could keep its job checking passengers for weapons and contraband at Orlando International Airport after a committee decided Monday that the agency shouldn't be replaced with privately hired security guards. But there are conditions: The...