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  • Harford Habitat volunteers set to leave Nairobi airport Sunday

    Harford Habitat volunteers set to leave Nairobi airport Sunday
    A volunteer group from Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna that includes three Harford County residents has been stuck in Nairobi, Kenya, since Wednesday following the fire at the airport that halted all international travel. The group, called the Kenya...
  • NTSB: Pilot in fatal helicopter crash didn't follow rules

    NTSB: Pilot in fatal helicopter crash didn't follow rules
    The pilot involved in a fatal northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash that killed five people, including three Marylanders, didn't follow federal regulations when planning and making the flight, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a...
  • Harford Habitat volunteers return safe from home-build in Kenya, finally

    Harford Habitat volunteers return safe from home-build in Kenya, finally
    After being stuck in Africa as a result of a major fire at the international hub airport in Nairobi, volunteer members of a Habitat for Humanity Susquehanna contingent known as the Kenya Krew said they could not have been happier Monday night to finally...
  • Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?

    Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?
    I feel compelled to highlight the hypocrisy in the decision of the Justice Department to block the merger of American Airlines and US Airways. While I don't have a position one way or the other on the merger, I think the government's stance is comical...
  • Mother of copter crash victim sues aviation firms

    Mother of copter crash victim sues aviation firms
    The mother of a 3-year-old boy killed in a northeastern Pennsylvania helicopter crash last month filed the first lawsuit in the accident Friday, seeking unspecified damages from two aviation companies and the pilot's estate. Crystal McKain of Leesburg,...
  • Howard Library HiTech teens inspired by weather balloon

    Howard Library HiTech teens inspired by weather balloon
    When students from the Howard County Public Library's HiTech digital media lab launched a weather balloon from Columbia on Wednesday, they predicted where it would land. Bianca Brade, 14, guessed somewhere in Virginia, in part because of proximity and...
  • Airport competition

    This past week, the Department of Justice sued to stop the merger between US Airways and American Airlines ("Where was DOJ in Southwest-AirTran merger?" Aug. 15). One reason for the department's actions is because the merger would reduce competition...
  • More holiday travel expected despite gas prices

    More holiday travel expected despite gas prices
    More Marylanders will take holiday trips this year, and most will drive — even though gas prices are the highest they have ever been entering the holiday season, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic. "Gas prices do not appear to be deterring motorists...
  • Airline baggage and reservation change fees hit record, but you can avoid them

    Airline baggage and reservation change fees hit record, but you can avoid them
    As you shop for airfare for your summer vacation, don’t overlook the cost of fees for bags or changing a reservation that can add quite a bit to your travel bill. Airlines collected a record $6.1 billion last year in these fees, according to the...
  • Amateur airplane builders aren't deterred by fatal crash

    Amateur airplane builders aren't deterred by fatal crash
    Wings stood off to one side. The propeller lay in a carton. But the main part of Carl Kesselring's pet project was clearly recognizable as an airplane in progress. "I don't have fear of getting in an airplane," he said, standing in a hangar in...
  • Five Md. air traffic towers will remain open

    Five Md. air traffic towers will remain open
    Five air traffic control towers in Maryland that are part of 149 "low activity" towers nationwide will remain open through the end of the September, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced Friday. The towers, including those at Martin State...
  • Congress flies blind

    Congress flies blind
    What does it require to get members of Congress to take action quickly and decisively on an issue of federal spending? Now we know. The possibility that they will be delayed in an airport terminal somewhere waiting for a flight out of town is apparently...