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  • 'Suspicious package' at LAX turns out to be a piece of luggage

    'Suspicious package' at LAX turns out to be a piece of luggage
    A suspicious package at Terminal 3 at Los Angles International Airport turned out to be a piece of unattended luggage, an airport spokeswoman said Thursday night. Passengers at the lower level of the terminal were evacuated after the report came in...
  • Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX

    Group of sick teens aboard incoming Delta flight treated at LAX
    Paramedics met a Delta Airlines flight at Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday to treat nine teenagers who apparently became ill after consuming food before boarding in Guatemala City, officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman...
  • Cancun travel from Newport News now a reality

    Cancun travel from Newport News now a reality
    The first flights from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport to Cancun took off Feb. 8 and 15. Airport Director Ken Spirito said the new service, provided through Apple Vacations on Frontier Airlines planes, launched Feb. 8, and the first...
  • Passenger and freight travel down at Norfolk International Airport in January

    Passenger and freight travel down at Norfolk International Airport in January
    Weather put a dent in the number of travelers using Norfolk International Airport in January 2014, according to the latest monthly report released by the facility. Norfolk reported a 2.78 percent decrease in passenger activity for the month, with 208,...
  • Thousands of canceled flights, but perhaps fewer stranded passengers

    Thousands of canceled flights, but perhaps fewer stranded passengers
    The slew of storms that has pummeled the nation's Midwest and East Coast this winter has resulted in some horrible numbers: 77,000 canceled flights carrying nearly 6 million passengers so far this year. An additional 43 million people were on delayed...
  • Apps to improve your travel experience in 2014

    Apps to improve your travel experience in 2014
    There is no question that smartphone and tablet apps can improve your travel experience — whether it's for business or pleasure — by helping to inspire, plan, organize and save time and money. The travel apps below are either new, recently...
  • Southwest pilots cite bright lights in Missouri airport mixup

    Southwest Airlines pilots cited "bright runway lights" as part of the reason they landed at the wrong Missouri airport this week, federal officials said. In interviews with National Transportation Safety Board investigators on Thursday, pilots of...
  • Light rail should not be built under LAX terminal area, officials say

    Light rail should not be built under LAX terminal area, officials say
    Citing the high cost and risk of tunneling under Los Angeles International Airport, county transportation officials said Wednesday that it did not make sense to build a light-rail line directly under the airport's terminal area. Their recommendation...
  • Boeing probing Japan Airlines' battery issue on 787 Dreamliner

    Aerospace giant Boeing Co. is working to resolve another battery issue reported  on one of its 787 Dreamliner jets when Japan Airlines discovered what appeared to be white smoke during routine maintenance work. The lithium-ion battery system was found...
  • Accused LAX gunman to be arraigned in federal court

    The man accused of a shooting rampage at Los Angeles International Airport that left one federal transportation agent dead is scheduled to appear in federal court Thursday. Paul Anthony Ciancia, 23, is expected to enter a plea on the 11 counts,...
  • LAX shooting delayed 15 flights more than three hours, report says

    LAX shooting delayed 15 flights more than three hours, report says
    The U.S. Department of Transportation is investigating whether to fine several airlines that left passengers stranded on flights for more than three hours after a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport. The Nov. 1 shooting, which killed a...
  • LAX officials approve $170 million in road and terminal upgrades

    Almost $170 million in additional improvements for Los Angeles International Airport were approved Monday, including major repairs to the aging upper roadway around the central terminal area. The Board of Airport Commissioners unanimously awarded $80...