Stories tagged: airport
UPDATED: Wed., June 13, 2018, 8:35 p.m.
4 cars hit with bullets near Sea-Tac airport, no injuries
Authorities say four cars were hit by gunfire on a state highway near Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
Thu., May 24, 2018, 2:57 p.m.
Power outages temporarily halt flights at Sea-Tac Airport
Officials say scattered power outages halted some flights on the south side of Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.
UPDATED: Tue., May 1, 2018, 3:11 p.m.
Alaska man agrees to guilty plea in Florida airport shooting
An Alaska man will not face the death penalty on charges of killing five people and wounding six in a shooting rampage at a Florida airport, authorities announced Tuesday.
Mon., March 19, 2018
Then and Now: Pilot Nick Mamer
Nick Mamer, born in 1898, learned to fly at 18 in San Diego and served in France in the U.S. Army Air Service during WWI. He shot down three enemy …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 4:16 p.m.
Ex-Mississippi Gov. Barbour arrested with gun at airport
Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour said he will pay a fine after being arrested with a loaded handgun in his briefcase as he went through an airport security checkpoint in …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
Mountain lion on runway delays flight at Idaho airport
An airplane approaching a rural Idaho airport had to abort its initial landing after a mountain lion was spotted on the runway.
Mon., Dec. 18, 2017, 8:01 a.m.
Holiday travel chaos ahead after Atlanta airport outage
Ticketing and baggage areas were a bit backed up, but security lines were moving quickly in Atlanta on Monday morning as the world’s busiest airport recovered from a crippling power …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
Sudden power outage creates ‘nightmare’ at Atlanta airport
A sudden power outage at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday grounded scores of flights and stranded thousands of passengers during one of the busiest travel times of the …
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 28, 2017, 6:40 p.m.
Bali volcano spews ash 4.7 miles high, closing airport again
An erupting volcano with a deadly history on Indonesia’s Bali, one of the world’s most popular resort islands, has spread drifting ash 4.7 miles into the atmosphere and closed the …
Wed., Nov. 15, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Police: Suspect in Boise Airport luggage thefts in custody
A 55-year-old Meridian man police say stole luggage at the Boise Airport is facing two counts of felony grand theft.
Fri., Nov. 10, 2017, 7:32 p.m.
Long delays at Orlando airport after battery explodes in bag, causes panic and evacuation
Travelers at Orlando International Airport faced lengthy delays Friday night after a battery exploded in a bag, causing people to panic and the airport to be evacuated.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Saudi Arabia intercepts missile targeting main airport
Saudi Arabia said its forces intercepted a ballistic missile fired Saturday from Yemen toward one of the kingdom’s major international airports on the outskirts of the capital, Riyadh.
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.