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Air Transportation

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  • Police capture suspect at Phoenix airport; terminal reopens

    Police capture suspect at Phoenix airport; terminal reopens
    A portion of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport was reopened Thursday evening after dozens of police officers shut a terminal to search for a man who had fled from the scene of a shooting in nearby Tempe earlier in the day. Sgt. Steve Martos, a...
  • Police arrest shooting suspects at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport

    Police arrest shooting suspects at Phoenix's Sky Harbor airport
    (Reuters) - Police in Phoenix have arrested three shooting suspects following an hours-long manhunt at the city's Sky Harbor International Airport on Thursday, following a shooting at a nearby gas station, authorities said. Officers with the Tempe Police...
  • Bob Hope Airport sees slight bump in passengers

    Bob Hope Airport sees slight bump in passengers
    After a two-month dip in passengers at Bob Hope Airport, there was a 1.2% increase in July compared to the same month last year, despite a 4.7% drop in available seats, according to the latest passenger report. The airfield handled 322,512 passengers in...
  • Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters

    Fort Lauderdale airport once home to golfers, hunters
    In the 1920s, it was a nice little golf course, enjoyed by the locals and played by a president — until it was trashed by a hurricane. On Thursday, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport will open its state-of-the art, 8,000-foot south...
  • New runway to open Thursday; a look at the numbers

    New runway to open Thursday; a look at the numbers
    After two and half years of construction, the new south runway at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport opens on Thursday. The first ceremonial landing will be made by a JetBlue Airbus A320 in the morning, then a regular flow of air traffic will...
  • OPD: Shirtless, greasy, barefoot man tried to stow away on JetBlue plane

    OPD: Shirtless, greasy, barefoot man tried to stow away on JetBlue plane
    Buying a pricey plane ticket and standing in the slow-moving airport security line may not be the most glamorous travel accommodations. But ex-convict Demetrice Hall learned that there are worse ways to try to get to New York City. Hall, 32, of Orlando,...
  • Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago

    Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago
    Many of the world's top airline and airport officials will descend on Chicago this weekend for a global conference that city officials say will be among the largest economic development events of the year for the city and the region. Chicago officials...
  • Delta flight makes emergency landing in Austin, no injuries reported

    AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A regional jet carrier operating a flight for Delta Air Lines made an emergency landing in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday after experiencing cabin pressure problems but there were no reported injuries, an airport official said....
  • Fees to airlines going up at Fort Lauderdale airport

    Airlines will soon pay more to operate at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. The Broward County Board of Commissioners Tuesday approved the airport's request to increase rates for landing fees, gate and terminal charges, and facility use...
  • TSA removes barbecue from passenger's checked bag

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. Bob Porter wasn't about to leave Kansas City without tasting its world famous barbecue. Porter, a government affairs consultant from Washington, D.C., flew in over the weekend to attend the Chiefs-Redskins game with a group of friends....
  • New nonstop service from L.A. to Osaka, Japan, to begin in March

    New nonstop service from L.A. to Osaka, Japan, to begin in March
    Japan Airlines announced Monday that part of its service expansion plans this year include adding daily nonstop flights between Los Angeles and Osaka, Japan, the country's third largest city. A recent statement from the airline says it will fly Boeing...
  • Revive customer service to revive friendly skies: Editorial

    Revive customer service to revive friendly skies: Editorial
    Remember when air travel was actually fun and exciting? When you couldn't wait to get on the plane? Ah, the good old days. Today, reclining seats have become a battleground in the sky. If only reclining seats were the only problem with air travel....