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Air Transportation

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  • Lauderdale airport gets three more JetBlue routes

    Lauderdale airport gets three more JetBlue routes
    JetBlue Airways has come a long way since launching operations in early 2000 with a single flight from New York to Fort Lauderdale. Fourteen years later, the New York-based airline now operates 65 daily departures from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood...
  • San Pablo Bay plane crash witness: 'It's like watching somebody die'

    San Pablo Bay plane crash witness: 'It's like watching somebody die'
    A woman who witnessed two small planes collide over San Pablo Bay near San Francisco on Sunday described the sense of horror she felt as she realized that it was not a stunt. "It's like watching somebody die in front of you," Bonny Dunn, a mechanic...
  • Smoke at FAA office halts arrivals, departures at Chicago airports

    Smoke at FAA office halts arrivals, departures at Chicago airports
    Hundreds of flights into and out of Chicago’s two international airports were put on hold for more than an hour Tuesday after a faulty fan whirled smoke inside a Federal Aviation Administration facility, prompting worries about a fire and forcing an...
  • Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight

    Bob Hope Airport event provides pathway to a less stressful flight
    The whistles of airport security directing traffic, the announcements over the intercom and the strict security procedures can make traveling a stressful experience for anyone. But for individuals with autism, the sensory overload can be especially...
  • NTSB urges rigorous testing after 787 Dreamliner battery fire probe

    A new report says federal regulators did not properly test lithium-ion batteries on Boeing Co.’s 787 jetliner, which were responsible for last year’s overheating incidents that grounded the planes around the world for more than three months....
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  • WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.

    WWII veterans travel with their memories on Honor Flight to D.C.
    When 43 World War II veterans board two planes out of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on May 31, they will be carrying with them memories of comrades lost, just as they once carried letters from home into battle. Their Honor Flight trip,...
  • Travelers using LAX this summer projected to be up 4% from last year

    Travelers using LAX this summer projected to be up 4% from last year
    Citing an improving economy and growing demand for foreign travel, the operator of Los Angeles International Airport is predicting a substantial increase in passengers in the months ahead compared with last year. Officials for Los Angeles World Airports...
  • Open Orlando's skies to cheaper competition: Editorial

    Open Orlando's skies to cheaper competition: Editorial
    International visitors are gold in Central Florida's tourism-driven economy. On average travelers from abroad stay longer and spend more than their U.S. counterparts. Their regional economic impact has been measured at $2 billion a year. So it's no...
  • Close call between two United planes in Houston prompts FAA review

    Close call between two United planes in Houston prompts FAA review
    The FAA is investigating a close call between two United Airlines flights in Houston earlier this month and has put in place preventive measures in response to the incident, an official said Friday.  The incident occurred about 9:30 p.m. May 9 about two...
  • United Airlines brings chauffeured Mercedes-Benz to LAX

    United Airlines brings chauffeured Mercedes-Benz to LAX
    More good news for high-end travelers: United Airlines has expanded to Los Angeles International Airport a service that uses chauffeured Mercedes-Benz cars to shuttle passengers between connecting flights. But the service is limited to the airline's...
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