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Air Transportation

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  • Power issue may zap LVIA's balance sheet

    Power issue may zap LVIA's balance sheet
    In 2010, Lehigh Valley International Airport used $3.2 million in federal grants to install six electric charging stations designed to make it a more emissions-friendly airport. Four years later, those stations have yet to pump a single kilowatt of...
  • Disabled Southwest Airlines plane makes emergency landing at LAX

    A Southwest Airlines plane made an emergency landing Saturday at Los Angeles International Airport after the plane's flaps malfunctioned. Flight 1704, which took off from Sacramento, was supposed to land at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank but was diverted...
  • 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....
  • Southwest flight out of San Jose diverted to Oakland due to emergency

    Southwest flight out of San Jose diverted to Oakland due to emergency
    A Southwest Boeing 737 leaving San Jose for Phoenix was diverted to Oakland International Airport on Monday afternoon due to an emergency after some flight controls were not performing properly. The plane, Southwest Flight 468, landed at the Oakland...
  • 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...
  • TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard

    TSA boss: Passenger pre-screening to be new standard
    Almost half of U.S. airline passengers this summer passed through expedited security, a sign that pre-screening is becoming the norm, the chief of the Transportation Security Administration said Wednesday in Chicago. And the current 3-ounce limit on...
  • Possible measles exposure at Seattle airport, health officials warn

    SEATTLE (Reuters) - Health officials in Washington state on Sunday warned people who used Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this month that they could have been exposed to measles after a passenger was confirmed to be carrying the virus. The passenger...
  • LAX to break ground Tuesday on remodel of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX to break ground Tuesday on remodel of Southwest Airlines terminal
    Work is scheduled to begin next week on a $500-million remodel of the busy Southwest Airlines terminal at Los Angeles International Airport. City leaders, airport officials and airline representatives are set to break ground Tuesday at Terminal 1, which...
  • China Eastern plane aborts landing as traffic controllers take a nap

    BEIJING (Reuters) - A China Eastern Airlines Corp passenger plane that had started its night-time descent into a Wuhan airport was forced to abort its landing after air traffic controllers had dozed off, an investigation report found. The incident, which...
  • Getting there is half the fun for UCLA football

    A loud thump — followed by an even louder curse — echoes from somewhere inside a cavernous semi trailer parked near the UCLA practice field. It is Monday morning, five days before the football season opener in Virginia, and the student...
  • New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms

    New airport runway: A boon with a lot of booms
    When the new south runway opens on Sept. 18, it will virtually eliminate air traffic delays and provide enormous room for air traffic — and tourism dollars — to grow for decades into the future. It will also bring unprecedented noise....
  • 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...