Stories tagged: airport
UPDATED: Fri., July 21, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Documents show Bruce Willis’ airport will be large, busy
Federal Aviation Administration documents show that a central Idaho airport being built by actor Bruce Willis will be larger and busier than officials originally expected.
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
Jet was within 100 feet of hitting two planes in San Francisco
An Air Canada plane with 140 people on board came within 100 feet of crashing onto two of four planes lined up to take off at San Francisco International Airport …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Firm building 35,000-square-foot hangar at Medford airport
Private Boeing 737s parked on the Medford airport tarmac will soon have a garage.
UPDATED: Fri., June 9, 2017, 12:08 p.m.
Ivar’s challenges loss of lease at Sea-Tac Airport as ‘fishy’
Sea-Tac Airport has decided that longtime tenant Ivar’s Fish Bar will no longer have a place at its central terminal – and Ivar’s is not keeping clam about it.
Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:38 a.m.
Safety at risk without air traffic system reform, Transportation chief says
Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao defended President Donald Trump’s plan to remove air-traffic operations from the government Wednesday, saying the system could no longer handle growth and “still maintain safety.”
Mon., June 5, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
White House formally backs plan to transfer air traffic control system to private corporation
The White House on Monday formally endorsed a plan to spin off more than 30,000 federal workers into a private nonprofit corporation, separating the nation’s air traffic controllers and those …
Sat., June 3, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Crowded airplanes heighten aggression – we know that from studying rats
It seems intuitive that the more passengers airlines cram into an aircraft, the more aggressive those passengers become. But there’s also some science that suggests that’s the case.
UPDATED: Fri., June 2, 2017, 8:49 p.m.
82-year-old woman arrested after scuffle at Wichita airport
An 82-year-old Texas woman was arrested and booked into jail after scuffling with a security agent at the Eisenhower National Airport in Wichita.
UPDATED: Wed., May 31, 2017, 2:38 p.m.
Man with fake gun at Orlando airport wanted to speak to president
A mentally distressed former Marine who pointed a fake handgun at police in the Orlando International Airport and shouted “kill me” said he wanted to speak to the president, according …
UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017, 9:03 p.m.
Police: Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport
A former Marine who was armed with a fake gun attempted a “suicide by cop” Tuesday night during a nearly three-hour standoff with police at the Orlando International Airport, authorities …
Sun., May 21, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
8 injured after plane clips supply truck at LA airport
Eight people were injured Saturday after an Aeromexico passenger jet clipped a supply truck shortly after landing at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said.
UPDATED: Wed., May 17, 2017, 1:29 p.m.
Talks on airplane laptop ban end with no ban, more talks
Talks on a proposed U.S. ban on laptops and tablets in flights from Europe ended Wednesday with no ban – and a promise of more talks and better intelligence sharing.
Tue., May 16, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
Singapore shuts airport terminal after fire; flights delayed
A fire broke out Tuesday at Singapore’s Changi Airport, causing the closure of a terminal and lengthy delays as passengers and flights were moved, officials said.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 12:16 p.m.
Montana airport gains full-body scanner after 4-year hiatus
Helena Regional Airport in Montana will soon be using a full-body scanner for the first time since March 2013.
Thu., May 11, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Deaf Japanese tourist claims mistreatment at Hawaii airport
A deaf Japanese tourist was illegally denied a sign-language interpreter while she was detained and interrogated after landing at the Honolulu International Airport, the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii …
Wed., April 12, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Lewiston-Nez Perce County airport board hires new manager
Stephanie Morgan will be the new manager of the Lewiston-Nez Perce County Regional Airport.
UPDATED: Tue., April 11, 2017, 10:02 p.m.
House passes bill that seeks compliance with REAL ID
The House on Tuesday passed a bill that would create a two-tiered licensing system that seeks to bring Washington state in line with federal identification requirements, but further negotiations with …
Tue., April 11, 2017, 3:41 p.m.
26 charged with trafficking cocaine at Puerto Rico airport
Federal law enforcement has broken up a $4 million drug-trafficking ring at Puerto Rico’s main international airport that relied on bathrooms and garbage chutes to smuggle cocaine to the U.S. …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson arrested in airport scuffle
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has been arrested for allegedly attacking a photographer at Los Angeles International Airport, an incident the singer’s lawyer described as “provoked” by paparazzi.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Travelers fret about Wi-Fi, but it might be about to get better
When it comes to travel, internet access has never been more ubiquitous – or more underwhelming.
UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 11:07 p.m.
U.S. airport pat-downs are about to get more invasive
While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now, those have been eliminated, replaced …
UPDATED: Wed., March 1, 2017, 11:08 p.m.
Malaysia to release, deport North Korean in nerve agent probe
North Korean man will be released from custody because of lack of evidence connecting him to the fatal nerve agent attack on Kim Jong Nam, the estranged half brother of …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 9:14 a.m.
Small plane crash shut down Bellingham airport for 24 hours
Authorities say a small plane crash during a snowstorm shut down the Bellingham International Airport for nearly 24 hours.
Sun., Feb. 26, 2017, 11:45 a.m.
Naming airport after Clintons doesn’t fly with GOP lawmaker
With his party now holding all of the levers of power in Arkansas politics, a Republican state lawmaker is pushing to remove the names of the state’s most famous Democrats …
Fri., Feb. 17, 2017, 8:59 a.m.
Planes clip wings while taxiing at Phoenix airport
Two planes clipped wings while taxiing at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, delaying passengers but causing no injuries.
Wed., Feb. 1, 2017, 8:33 a.m.
Bruce Willis airstrip rule change prompts lawsuit
Residents of a rural southern Idaho county have filed a lawsuit over a zoning change that will allow actor Bruce Willis to build a private airport.
Sat., Jan. 14, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
‘Miracle on the Hudson’ legacy: 70,000 slain birds
Birds took the blame for bringing down the jetliner that “Sully” Sullenberger landed on the Hudson River eight years ago this weekend. They have been paying for it with their …
Thu., Jan. 12, 2017, 7:06 p.m.
$8.2 million settlement approved in SeaTac minimum wage case
A federal judge has approved an $8.2 million court settlement to resolve the claims of thousands of workers who said they were paid less than $15 per hour after the …
Tue., Jan. 10, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Girl gets back special teddy bear lost in airport shooting
Yards from where workers finished the cleanup from the Fort Lauderdale airport shooting, a girl was reunited Tuesday with the teddy bear she left behind while fleeing.
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Where’s Rufus? Search is on for special teddy bear lost during airport shooting
In the middle of a violent frenzy Friday afternoon at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, after a gunman opened fire at a baggage claim terminal, Canadian traveler Kim Lariviere left behind …