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Air Transportation

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  • Top consumer issues in travel: NextGen

    Top consumer issues in travel: NextGen
    Probably no single issue will have a greater impact on our air travel system than the NextGen (Next Generation) air-traffic control (ATC) system slowly being implemented by the FAA, airlines and other airspace users. And emphasize the "slowly" part:...
  • Southwest's big Dallas expansion -- what it means

    Southwest's big Dallas expansion -- what it means
    Southwest Airlines announced it will start flying between Dallas/Love Field and 15 new destinations this fall, as soon as the law allows: -- On October 13, it will start linking Love Field with Baltimore, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando and Chicago. -- On...
  • Accused LAX shooter expected to be moved to federal holding facility

    Accused LAX shooter expected to be moved to federal holding facility
    The man accused in the deadly shooting rampage last fall at Los Angeles International Airport is likely to be moved soon from a county jail to a federal holding facility, his attorney said in court Monday. Paul Anthony Ciancia entered a federal...
  • Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing

    Emergency response to LAX shooting addressed at state hearing
    After the chaotic evacuation of passenger terminals in last year's deadly shooting at Los Angeles International Airport, officials said they are making significant improvements to emergency response plans. The measures include a special team of 300...
  • Copa Airlines: New Lauderdale-Panama service starts July 11

    Copa Airlines: New Lauderdale-Panama service starts July 11
    Copa Airlines will begin new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Panama four times a week starting July 11, the carrier announced Wednesday. Fort Lauderdale will be Copa's fourth destination in Florida and its tenth in the U.S. The airline...
  • Newport News-Williamsburg Airport passenger traffic was down in January

    Newport News-Williamsburg Airport passenger traffic was down in January
    Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport saw fewer passengers last month than it did in January 2013, according to a report at the Peninsula Airport Commission meeting on Thursday. Airport Director of Marketing Jessica Wharton said 37,323...
  • New signal timing tested on University Drive

    Q: Can you address traffic signal timing changes on University Drive between Sunrise and Oakland Park boulevards? The instant they changed it, backups got worse. When the signals cycle too quickly, traffic never gets up to speed. The lights are so short...
  • Most flights into and out of Newport News-International Airport on schedule

    As of 8 a.m., only one flight scheduled to land at Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport has been canceled, according to the airport’s arrivals and departures webpage. Another flight scheduled to depart later Tuesday morning also has...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash
    Imposing the first penalty of its type, the federal government has fined Asiana Airlines $500,000 for failing to promptly help passengers and their families after last year's crash in San Francisco. A U.S. Department of Transportation investigation...
  • Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash

    Asiana Airlines fined $500,000 for response to San Francisco crash
    Asiana Airlines has been fined $500,000 for failing to assist passengers and their families following last year's crash in San Francisco, federal transportation officials announced Tuesday, noting that it took up to five days for the airline to contact...
  • Kingsley Guy: Transportation in Fort Lauderdale is better than you think

    The next time you have to wait for three light changes to get through a busy intersection, consider this: Traffic flows a lot better in Greater Fort Lauderdale than it does in Charlotte, Los Angeles and plenty of other highly populated regions in the...
  • Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning

    Homeland Security chief plays down latest shoe bomb warning
    The new head of Homeland Security played down a recent warning that terrorists might try to sneak explosives onto commercial planes in passenger shoes, saying the threat has been around "for years." In a press conference at Los Angeles International...