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Air Transportation

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  • Silver Airways maintenance headquarters to open in Orlando soon

    Silver Airways maintenance headquarters to open in Orlando soon
    Silver Airways is bringing 200 new jobs to Central Florida when its new maintenance headquarters opens later this month. Construction on the $5 million building began in December. Orlando International Airport's central location and the number of...
  • Small plane crashes in botanical garden in Virginia; 3 dead

    A small airplane approaching a runway in heavy fog crashed into an adjacent botanical garden, killing three people inside the plane early Wednesday. The airplane's owner, James Beauchamp of Corapeake, North Carolina, said the 1975 Mooney aircraft was...
  • Spirit Airlines to offer Chicago flights from Palmer airport

    Spirit Airlines plans to add daily flights between Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in southwestern Pennsylvania and Chicago starting May 7. The flights to and from O'Hare International Airport are expected to begin May 7. The airline already offers...
  • Lawmakers may end tax break on jet fuel, to Delta's dismay

    Georgia lawmakers may eliminate a tax break for airlines buying jet fuel at the world's busiest airport, setting up a face-off with one of the state's largest employers, Atlanta-based Delta Airlines. The latest version of the bill from Republican Rep....
  • Congress passes temporary funding fix for Homeland Security, averts shutdown

    WASHINGTON A night of political brinkmanship ended late Friday when the House and Senate approved a one-week temporary spending bill to avert the partial shutdown at midnight of the Department of Homeland Security. Lawmakers in the House voted 357 to...
  • JetBlue announces new route from BWI to Fort Lauderdale

    JetBlue announces new route from BWI to Fort Lauderdale
    JetBlue Airways will begin twice-daily nonstop service from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in November, the airline said Thursday. The airline first began service out of BWI in September 2009, with...
  • Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise

     Suburbs try new approach in battle over O'Hare jet noise
    A suburban group that beginning in the early 1980s led the fight against new runways at O'Hare International Airport is launching a new, non-confrontational strategy to address jet noise, officials said Friday. The Suburban O'Hare Commission,...
  • Congress goes to brink on Homeland Security shutdown debate

    WASHINGTON A partial shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security loomed ever closer Friday evening as the House of Representatives failed to pass a short-term bill to finance the agency by midnight. It was an embarrassing defeat for House Speaker...
  • Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns

    Black ice, hazardous travel Friday morning, NWS warns
    The snow is done falling, but below-freezing temperatures will likely cause hazardous conditions on the roadways Friday morning, the National Weather Service warns.  Overnight and early morning temperatures in the 20s are expected to turn melted snow...
  • Southwest flight diverted to BWI for 'electrical smell' in cabin

    Southwest flight diverted to BWI for 'electrical smell' in cabin
    A Southwest Airlines flight from Atlanta to Boston was diverted to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport on Thursday morning after an "electrical smell" was detected in the cabin, the airline said. The captain of the plane, Flight 319, "declared an emergency"...
  • New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech

    New Executive Airport control tower is high-tech
    Bustling Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport has a new high-tech control tower that will make monitoring about 500 flights per day a lot safer. Standing 117 feet tall, the $16.4 million control tower is equipped with the latest radar, communications and...