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Air Transportation

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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....
  • Asiana crew confused by aircraft's technology; emergency response criticized, NTSB finds

    WASHINGTON The deadly crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 at San Francisco International Airport directly resulted from the crew's confusion over the plane's technology, federal officials said Tuesday, adding that emergency officials responding to the...
  • 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....
  • All by myself, or so he thought: Las Vegas airport video goes viral

    All by myself, or so he thought: Las Vegas airport video goes viral
    By his own self-deprecating account, Richard Dunn realizes he’s already at ¬†“minute 13 of my 15 minutes of fame.” But what a heck of a cyber ride, one that has taught him a valuable lesson about the planet’s runaway Internet...
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  • United flight to O.C. makes emergency landing after slide deploys

    United flight to O.C. makes emergency landing after slide deploys
    A United flight from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport bound for Orange County's John Wayne Airport made an emergency landing in Kansas on Sunday night after a slide deployed mid-air. Flight 1463 left O'Hare about 8:36 p.m. Central time,...
  • Now open at LAX: the airport version of the Original Farmers Market

    Now open at LAX: the airport version of the Original Farmers Market
    Now open across from Rock & Brews (“serving those who rock!”) in Terminal 5 of Los Angeles International Airport is the air-travelers satellite of the 80-year-old Original Farmers Market (“meet me at Third and Fairfax!”), dubbed...
  • Report: Chronic fatigue still problem at air traffic towers

    Report: Chronic fatigue still problem at air traffic towers
    Chronic fatigue at airport towers and government radar facilities that direct planes is still a major threat to safety, three years after a “sleeping controllers’’ scandal spurred the Federal Aviation Administration to focus on evening...
  • Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies

    Pilots face restrictions during Obama visit to UC Irvine ceremonies
    Private pilots will be prohibited this weekend from flying through areas around Palm Springs International Airport and Anaheim, where President Obama is scheduled to speak during UC Irvine's 50th anniversary ceremony at Angel Stadium. From 5:30 p.m....
  • 2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida

    2 plane crashes minutes apart kill 4 in Florida
    Test flights claimed the lives of four Florida residents in two separate plane crashes about 90 minutes apart. One plane crashed near Daytona International Airport on Monday night, killing two people, according to the Volusia County Sheriff's Office....
  • Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway

    Getting Around: Old shingles get new life on O'Hare runway
    While a runway at O'Hare International Airport that opened last year is sometimes called the "cemetery airstrip'' because part of it sits on a former graveyard, the next runway set to debut in late 2015 could earn the nickname "Shingles,'' and not because...
  • 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...