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Air Transportation

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  • Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport

    Man, 76, arrested with gun at Midway Airport
    Charges were pending this afternoon against a 76-year-old man who was arrested this morning with a gun in his carry-on bag at Midway Airport, authorities said. The man was scheduled to fly from Midway to Bradley International Airport in Connecticut, but...
  • Train station to connect Metro rail lines with LAX approved

    Train station to connect Metro rail lines with LAX approved
    Los Angeles County transportation officials on Thursday approved a new train station designed to allow a rail connection with Los Angeles International Airport, capping decades of discussion and complaints over one of Southern California's most infamous...
  • People Express officials prepare for first flights out of Newport News

     People Express officials prepare for first flights out of Newport News
    With less than a week before launching service from Newport News to Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh, People Express is in the midst of an aggressive marketing and social media campaign. The carrier — which was founded in 2012, reviving the name of...
  • Is it worth $100 to skip airport security lines?

    (Reuters) - (The author is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.) Benet Wilson is one of the 2.5 million Americans who have paid a yearly fee to skip security lines at airports and thinks it's worth every penny she paid for a five-...
  • Finally, a train to the plane in L.A.?

     Finally, a train to the plane in L.A.?
    Los Angeles may be on the verge of fixing one of its worst transportation mistakes: the failure, two decades ago, to build a rail line to Los Angeles International Airport that lets travelers come and go on public transit easily, quickly and...
  • Lauderdale airport workers get leverage in fight for raises

    Lauderdale airport workers get leverage in fight for raises
    Discontent workers at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport won a victory Tuesday, with Broward County adopting a set of rules giving them leverage against their employers in their long-running battle for higher wages. By unanimous vote,...
  • Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare

     Mayor cashes in with restaurateur linked to O'Hare
    In April, Mayor Rahm Emanuel stood in the newly remodeled Terminal 5 at O'Hare International Airport, unveiling the sparkling gateway as the newest evidence of Chicago's global status. The project developer predicted international fliers would...
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  • Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe

    Crushed concrete to keep new airport runway safe
    Keeping airliners safe on the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport might seem a tall order, almost as tall as the runway itself. Rising almost six stories above the ground, its east end culminates in a straight drop down....
  • Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose

    Teen stowaway describes high-altitude trip to Hawaii from San Jose
    A Bay Area teenager who survived stowing away in the wheel well of a jetliner on its flight from San Jose International Airport to Hawaii said this week that anyone thinking of running away shouldn’t follow his lead because they’d be risking...
  • JetBlue apologizes after girl, denied toilet, urinates in plane seat

    JetBlue apologizes after girl, denied toilet, urinates in plane seat
    JetBlue Airways on Saturday apologized to a mother who said her child had to urinate in her airplane seat because a flight attendant would not let her use the restroom while the plane sat on the tarmac at a New York airport. "Our team reached out...
  • Chicago's aviation chief leaving: 'This is the right time'

    Chicago's aviation chief leaving: 'This is the right time'
    Rosemarie Andolino helped deliver two new runways and better food to O’Hare International Airport in the 11 years since she took the lead role on an expansion project at the city’s main airport with no prior experience in the aviation field....