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Air Transportation

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  • Brazil falling short in rush to overhaul World Cup airports

    Brazil falling short in rush to overhaul World Cup airports
    SAO PAULO/BRASILIA (Reuters) - With less than 10 weeks until the start of the World Cup, work on crucial new airport terminals has fallen behind in most of the dozen Brazilian host cities, heightening the risk of overcrowding and confusion during the...
  • O'Hare shows off updated international terminal

    O'Hare shows off updated international terminal
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Friday unveiled its new $26 million remodeling of international Terminal 5, complete with 24 new upscale retail shops and restaurants, some of which are Chicago originals. Airport officials conceded...
  • SunRail may be linked to OIA in the future

    SunRail may be linked to OIA in the future
    Standing at the new SunRail station in Winter Park, U.S. Rep. John Mica, R-Winter Park, noted that it marked a milestone for the city in terms of the transportation options that could be offered residents and visitors alike in the near future. But the...
  • Peninsula Airport Commission approves long-range master plan

    The Peninsula Airport Commission at its monthly meeting this week approved the 20-year master plan for Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport, which now will go to the Federal Aviation Administration for approval. The commission discussed the...
  • By planes, trains and automobiles, more people expected to travel this spring

    By planes, trains and automobiles, more people expected to travel this spring
    Transportation industry analysts report an uptick in travel and predict that trend will continue through May. John Heimlich, chief economist and vice president of the trade organization Airlines for America, said the industry anticipates 129.5 million...
  • Airport kiosks make Customs checks a breeze

    Airport kiosks make Customs checks a breeze
    It just got easier to return to the USA at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The airport has installed 10 automated passport kiosks in Terminal 4 that help you pass through customs more quickly. No more standing around in line. No...
  • Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing

    Fatal airport shooting to be reviewed at LAX security hearing
    The lessons learned from the emergency response to last November's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport will be reviewed Friday during a congressional committee hearing at LAX. The shooting raised immediate questions about airport...
  • Scope of alleged LAX baggage theft operation still being determined

    Authorities are still trying determine how long an alleged theft ring at Los Angeles International Airport was operating, but say a group of baggage handlers was responsible for one of the largest property heists in the airport's history. As of...
  • Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory

    Investigation of Malaysia Airlines pilots undercuts suicide theory
    WASHINGTON — A review of emails and a search of a home flight simulator have found nothing to suggest the pilots on missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 purposely diverted it from its Beijing destination, according to two U.S. law enforcement...
  • LAX thieves stole thousands of dollars of valuables from luggage, police say

    LAX thieves stole thousands of dollars of valuables from luggage, police say
    As the sea of luggage twists and turns down rollers from terminals at Los Angeles International Airport, the bags stop briefly at large platforms where workers separate them for flights across the world. It is there, police said, that a group of baggage...
  • United Airlines installs 500 airport charging stations

    United Airlines installs 500 airport charging stations
    United Airlines this month began installing nearly 500 electronics charging stations in customer-seating areas at many U.S. airports, beginning with its hometown airport Chicago O’Hare International Airport, the airline said Thursday. O’...
  • LAX baggage-heist case may be one of airport's largest

    LAX baggage-heist case may be one of airport's largest
    In what officials believe is one of the biggest baggage theft operations in Los Angeles International Airport history, authorities on Thursday said they suspect at least 14 baggage handlers of stealing thousands of dollars in electronics, jewelry and...