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Air Transportation

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  • Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off

    Argonne helping quieter jet engines take off
    Downstream from the noisiest places in Chicago — the runways at O'Hare International Airport and the surrounding sky — scientists at a government laboratory are quietly working to understand at the most detailed level why jet engines are so...
  • Virginia Beach man cited with gun charges at Norfolk airport

    Virginia Beach man cited with gun charges at Norfolk airport
    A Virginia Beach man was cited by airport police on a weapons charge Wednesday after officers stopped him from bringing a loaded gun past the security checkpoint at the Norfolk International Airport, the Transportation Security Administration said....
  • Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays

    Official: No changes planned for People Express despite cancellation, delays
    No specific changes are planned for budget airline People Express following an "unusual circumstance" last weekend that resulted in a flight cancellation and several delays, the company's president said. The Newport News-based airline issued an...
  • In ripping Scott on train, Dems go off rails: Editorial

    In ripping Scott on train, Dems go off rails: Editorial
    Three years ago, after Gov. Rick Scott turned down $2.4 billion in federal funds for a high-speed rail link between Orlando and Tampa, leading Democrats blistered the new Republican chief executive — rightly — for squandering thousands of...
  • U.S. agency rolls out mobile app for passport info, customs form

    U.S. agency rolls out mobile app for passport info, customs form
    A new mobile app may speed your way through passport control lines when you return from your next international trip. U.S. Customs and Border Protection rolled out an app Wednesday that allows travelers to file passport information and declared items with...
  • Passport-control computer failure traps hundreds in line at MIA

    It was a bad night at Miami International Airport. First, a computer failure in the passport-control system at Miami International Airport forced hundreds of international travelers to wait much longer than usual, and caused lines that snaked back far...
  • Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub

    Allen Township supervisors approve FedEx megahub
    The plan to build a FedEx Ground megahub in Northampton County got a mega-boost Thursday night, clearing what could be its highest hurdle. After months of discussion, the Allen Township supervisors approved a developer's proposal for the $335 million, 1....
  • Learning from the ground up

    Learning from the ground up
    The gig: Jeff Potter, 54, is chief executive of Surf Air, a Santa Monica start-up that operates a members-only luxury jet service offering unlimited trips throughout California and to Las Vegas. The company is negotiating agreements for flights to Phoenix...
  • Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back

    Forgot your laptop at airport security? Here's how to get it back
    Fliers leave behind thousands of items each day at airport security checkpoints. Laptops, briefcases, coats, electronic games, cameras, cellphones, tablets, jewelry, baby car seats and more become part of the forgotten booty. Surprisingly, few people...
  • Serial stowaway caught twice at LAX sentenced to jail

    A woman who stowed away on a flight to Los Angeles International Airport, was arrested when the plane landed, and was then banned from the location only to be caught there a day later was sentenced Wednesday to nearly six months in jail. Marilyn...
  • Dreamliner lands at MIA; another carrier to operate A380

    Dreamliner lands at MIA; another carrier to operate A380
    Miami International Airport welcomed its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner service Sunday operated by LAN Airlines. The LAN 787 is equipped with 217 seats in economy and 30 seats in premium business, and will operate daily nonstop flights between Miami and...
  • Fliers of stowaway handed out before she was arrested again at LAX

    Police made fliers of a stowaway banned this week from LAX--believing she would return and make another attempt--before she was arrested again Thursday at the airport. Marilyn Hartman, 62, was taken into custody Thursday after officers spotted her...