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Air Transportation

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  • Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed

    Taliban attacks Pakistan airport, 27 killed
    Taliban militants disguised as security forces stormed Pakistan's busiest airport Sunday and at least 27 people were killed in a dramatic nightlong battle at one of the country's most high-profile targets. The assault on Jinnah International Airport in...
  • Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport

    Southwest Airlines jet backs into JetBlue plane at Logan Airport
    A Southwest Airlines jet clipped a stationary JetBlue plane as it was pushing back from the gate at Logan International Airport in Boston on Monday, according to CBS Boston. The JetBlue plane was empty and although both aircrafts sustained minor...
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  • Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare

    Couches, soothing music mark revamped TSA checkpoint at O'Hare
    The TSA bench, a ubiquitous piece of metal airport furniture designed to make sitting intolerable for any longer than it takes to tie your shoes, is gone from one security checkpoint in the United Airlines terminal at O'Hare International Airport. In...
  • Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.

     Aviation last major source of toxic lead in U.S.
    Leaded gasoline is such a well-known scourge that automobile fuel made with the brain-damaging additive is still sold in only six countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Iraq, Myanmar, North Korea and Yemen. Shifting to unleaded fuel in the U.S. — the...
  • L.A. assistant city attorney picked to head FAA airports division

    A 12-year veteran of the Los Angeles city attorney's office has been appointed to head the airports division of the Federal Aviation Administration. Eduardo A. Angeles, a senior assistant city attorney who has served as general counsel for Los Angeles...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • People Express announces flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh starting June 30

    People Express announces flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston, Pittsburgh starting June 30
    People Express officially launched Friday and said it will offer daily round-trip flights from Newport News to Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh beginning on June 30. The company made the announcement at Concourse A at Newport News-Williamsburg...
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  • 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...