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  • Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on

    Man arrested at Midway for handgun in carry-on
    A Georgia man was arrested Monday morning after authorities found a handgun in his carry-on luggage at Midway International Airport, police said. Kevin Champion, 35, of the 3700 block of Wetherburn Drive in Clarkston, Ga., was traveling through Midway...
  • California flight stowaway released from jail after three days

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A woman with a history of sneaking aboard commercial flights was released from a Los Angeles County jail after serving only three days of a six-month sentence because of overcrowding in the lockup, authorities said on Monday....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Democrats wrong to rip Rick Scott on train

    Democrats wrong to rip Rick Scott on train
    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...
  • O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike

    O'Hare sees cargo traffic spike
    Chicago O’Hare International Airport has seen a spike in cargo volume during the first half of the year, adding to evidence that the freight business at O’Hare is recovering from the deep nationwide recession, an official said. Air cargo...
  • Intercity rail still a key part of Orlando airport's grand vision

    Over the past few weeks, there's been a lot of discussion about All Aboard Florida, the high-speed passenger rail service designed to link Miami and Orlando. While most of the conversation centers on how the proposed train might affect communities to our...
  • Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal

    Private jet for $536? It's a SuiteDeal
    Southwest Airlines began revolutionizing the jet-setting world of air travel roughly four decades ago with its no-frills service and helped reshape the U.S. airline industry into the mass transit system of the sky — complete with overcrowding,...
  • Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?

     Do top-flight, foreign airlines get unfair lift in U.S.?
    The world's highest-rated overseas airlines have entered the Chicago market in recent years, including one last week, highlighting economic opportunity for Chicago but also fueling controversy about whether foreign carriers have an unfair advantage over...