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Air Transportation

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  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Kingsley Guy: Transportation in Fort Lauderdale is better than you think

    The next time you have to wait for three light changes to get through a busy intersection, consider this: Traffic flows a lot better in Greater Fort Lauderdale than it does in Charlotte, Los Angeles and plenty of other highly populated regions in the...
  • Southwest to offer non-stop flights between BWI, Dallas

    Southwest to offer non-stop flights between BWI, Dallas
    Southwest Airlines will begin offering non-stop flights between Baltimore and Dallas in October, the airline said Monday. Southwest is based in Dallas, and is the largest carrier at BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. A federal law, the Wright amendment, has...
  • Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning

    Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning
    The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years." In a press conference at Los Angeles International...
  • 'Suspicious package' at LAX turns out to be a piece of luggage

    'Suspicious package' at LAX turns out to be a piece of luggage
    A suspicious package at Terminal 3 at Los Angles International Airport turned out to be a piece of unattended luggage, an airport spokeswoman said Thursday night. Passengers at the lower level of the terminal were evacuated after the report came in...
  • Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX

    Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX
    Paramedics met a Delta Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to treat nine teenagers who apparently became ill after consuming food before boarding in Guatemala City, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman...
  • Cancun flights to start at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport

    Cancun flights to start at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport
    In May my colleague, Austin Bogues shared news with you about new vacation flights from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport to Cancun on Frontier Airlines. Those flights start on Saturday. The flights are through tour operator Apple...
  • Cancun travel from Newport News now a reality

    Cancun travel from Newport News now a reality
    The first flights from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport to Cancun took off Feb. 8 and 15. Airport Director Ken Spirito said the new service, provided through Apple Vacations on Frontier Airlines planes, launched Feb. 8, and the first...
  • Passenger and freight travel down at Norfolk International Airport in January

    Passenger and freight travel down at Norfolk International Airport in January
    Weather put a dent in the number of travelers using Norfolk International Airport in January 2014, according to the latest monthly report released by the facility. Norfolk reported a 2.78 percent decrease in passenger activity for the month, with 208,...
  • Passenger numbers slip at Bob Hope Airport

    Passenger numbers slip at Bob Hope Airport
    Bob Hope Airport saw a roughly 5.2% decline in passengers last year, however, officials were cautiously optimistic to see December numbers rise about 1.2%, according to the latest report. The airport handled about 3.88 million passengers last year, down...
  • Top consumer issues in travel: NextGen

    Probably no single issue will have a greater impact on our air travel system than the NextGen (Next Generation) air-traffic control (ATC) system slowly being implemented by the FAA, airlines and other airspace users. And emphasize the "slowly" part:...