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Air Transportation

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  • Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself

    Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself
    The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release. Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
  • Loaded gun seized at BWI Marshall Airport

    Loaded gun seized at BWI Marshall Airport
    A man with a .40 caliber semi-automatic handgun in his carry-on bag was arrested at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on Monday — marking the seventh time this year officers have seized a firearm at the airport's...
  • United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology

    United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology
    United Airlines is improving its on-time rates after a rocky start to the year, rolling out new technology in airports and planes, and ridding itself of smaller 50-seat regional jets that aren’t economical for the airline anymore, Jim Compton,...
  • Orlando airport first to use Lockheed forecasting software

    Orlando airport first to use Lockheed forecasting software
    Lockheed Martin Corp. has sealed a deal that will make Orlando Interntional Airport the first U.S. airport to use Lockheed's high-speed flight-demand forecasting software, the company said Monday. Financial terms of the deal were not available. The...
  • Revive customer service to revive friendly skies: Editorial

    Remember when air travel was actually fun and exciting? When you couldn't wait to get on the plane? Ah, the good old days. Today, reclining seats have become a battleground in the sky. If only reclining seats were the only problem with air travel....
  • Airport officials accused of bias against Ontario International

    Airport officials accused of bias against Ontario International
    A Riverside County congressman on Monday said he was offended by comments attributed in a lawsuit to a top Los Angeles airport official, who made insulting remarks about people living in the Inland Empire and their attempt to take control of LA/Ontario...
  • Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii

    Federal charges: Suspect in FAA fire recently told he was being transferred to Hawaii
    The Naperville man accused of setting fire to an FAA radar center Friday recently learned he was being transferred to Hawaii after eight years at the agency's Aurora facility, according to court records. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized with self-...
  • U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after fire

    U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after fire
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation safety agency's top official said on Monday he ordered a review of all U.S. air traffic control contingency plans and security policies following a fire on Friday that crippled air travel over much of the U.S....
  • Future flight plans

    We helped lead the cheers when People Express officially launched low-cost commercial service from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport in June. The startup intended to fill a void created by the loss of AirTran in 2012, and seemed to represent...
  • All flights canceled for People Express due to 'maintenance issues'

    All flights canceled for People Express due to 'maintenance issues'
    People Express passengers were left stranded in various cities Friday after the company canceled all of its flights without making any public announcement. Customers complained of ruined honeymoons, vacations and anniversary cruises, as well as having...
  • FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13

    FAA hopes to restore full service at damaged facility by Oct. 13
    The number of flights in and out of Chicago airports was steadily rising Sunday after a fire at an Aurora radar facility wreaked havoc on the nation’s air-travel system, federal aviation officials said, but the time frame for normal operations...