Stories tagged: airport
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Tornado south of Portland near Canby damages small planes
Authorities say a tornado touched down south of Portland overturning small airplanes, downing power lines and damaging several glass greenhouses.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 11:15 a.m.
Witness at Malaysia trial says 4 more suspects in Kim murder
A Malaysian police officer testified Thursday that the two women on trial in the murder of the estranged half brother of North Korea’s leader were seen on airport security videos …
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 10:31 a.m.
FBI: Man left explosive jar at North Carolina airport
A man planted a Mason jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport last week and vowed to “fight a war on U.S. soil,” according …
Fri., Sept. 29, 2017, 4:31 p.m.
Iraqi forces to take control of Kurdish regional borders
Iraq’s military was preparing to take control of the international borders of the northern Kurdish region as a flight ban halted all international flights from servicing the territory’s airports on …
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 5:38 p.m.
Hertz, Thrifty to give SeaTac workers $2 million in back pay
TUMWATER, Wash. – State officials say an agreement has been reached for airport rental car companies Hertz and Thrifty to provide nearly $2 million in back pay to workers owed …
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Pullman airport offers $15.3 million for WSU land
The Washington State University Board of Regents will consider a $15.3 million land acquisition offer from the Pullman-Moscow Regional Airport during a meeting Wednesday.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 9:50 a.m.
More long lines at Barcelona airport as staff strikes again
Workers handling carry-on luggage checks at Barcelona’s airport staged a second day of partial strikes Sunday, causing long lines for passengers at one of Europe’s most popular airports.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 4:03 p.m.
Flights into Seattle delayed due to wildfire smoke
Flights arriving at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport are being delayed because of low visibility caused by wildfire smoke in the area, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
Wasserman Schultz fires IT staffer following fraud arrest
Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz has fired an information technology staffer following his arrest on a bank fraud charge at a Virginia airport where he was attempting to fly to …
Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:57 a.m.
Paine Field getting $12 million grant to relocate taxiway
Paine Field in Everett is receiving a $12 million federal infrastructure grant.
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.