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Stories with subject: Air travel
  • Flight forced to land in Florida following injuries 
    Updated: May-05-16 5:17 pm

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida - Officials say a plane traveling from the Dominican Republican to Pittsburgh had to stop in Florida after several people were injured when the plane experienced turbulence.

  • Miami man accused of hacking frequent flyer accounts 
    Updated: May-01-16 3:28 pm

    MIAMI - Police say a Miami computer programmer hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles.

  • Gibraltar pushes for airport to be under EU aviation laws 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 12:46 pm

    GIBRALTAR - Gibraltar's authorities have joined air-travel industry leaders in calling for the small British territory on Spain's southwestern tip to be included in the European Union's laws governing European aviation.

  • Orlando-to-New York JetBlue pilot accused of flying drunk 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 11:32 am

    NEW YORK - A commercial pilot was under the influence of alcohol while flying a JetBlue airliner carrying 151 passengers last year from Orlando to New York City, federal prosecutors said Wednesday.

  • Detroit Metropolitan Airport sees rise in passenger traffic 
    Updated: Apr-18-16 11:21 am

    ROMULUS, Michigan - Economic improvements in the Detroit area and the addition of more low-cost flights have helped to boost passenger traffic to near-record levels at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport, officials said.

  • US rules for Norwegian Air in dispute over US-Europe flights 
    Updated: Apr-15-16 6:33 pm

    DALLAS - Norwegian Air Shuttle has won preliminary approval to expand flying between the United States and Europe using an Irish subsidiary.

  • EU approves anti-terror plan to collect air passenger info 
    Updated: Apr-14-16 2:24 pm

    BRUSSELS - European Union lawmakers approved Thursday a scheme to share airline passenger information that nations hope to use to track foreign fighters travelling to and from conflict areas like Syria and who might pose a danger in Europe.

  • Airlines boost on-time performance, cancel fewer flights story has photos
    Updated: Apr-13-16 6:42 pm

    DALLAS - The government says more flights are arriving on time, airlines are canceling fewer flights, but passengers' complaints are still rising.

  • GOP befriends airline passengers - up to a point 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 5:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to friendship.

  • Airlines boost on-time performance, cancel fewer flights 
    Updated: Apr-13-16 5:20 pm

    The government says more flights are arriving on time, airlines are canceling fewer flights, but passengers' complaints are still rising.

  • GOP befriends airline passengers - up to a point story has photos
    Updated: Apr-13-16 12:06 pm

    WASHINGTON - Republican leaders are lauding an aviation policy bill before the Senate as the most passenger friendly in years, but there are limits to friendship.

  • Cuban Americans protest Carnival's Cuban cruises 
    Updated: Apr-12-16 6:04 pm

    MIAMI - Some Cuban Americans are complaining that Carnival Corporation is unfairly excluding them from sailing with the company when the cruise line heads to Cuba for the first time in decades.

  • Southwest Airlines flight diverted to Kansas airport 
    Updated: Apr-11-16 9:59 am

    WICHITA, Kansas - A Southwest Airlines flight traveling from Dallas to Kansas City, Missouri, has been diverted to a Kansas airport after cabin pressure dropped.

  • What REAL ID means for Washington state 
    Updated: Apr-10-16 4:59 pm

    OLYMPIA, Washington - More than two dozen states and territories aren't in compliance with a 2005 federal law that requires state driver's licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and be issued to people who can prove they're legally in the United States. But Washington is one of just four states and one territory that haven't received a compliance extension from the federal government, meaning millions of residents who currently have standard Washington driver's licenses now need additional ID for access to some military bases, and will eventually be required to show additional documentation for air travel unless the Legislature acts.

  • 65-year-old pedestrian fatally struck in Md. 
    Updated: Apr-09-16 2:20 pm

    FALLSTON, Maryland - A 65-year-old man was struck and killed while walking in the street in Fallston.

  • Ketchikan pot committee to deal with issue of transportation 
    Updated: Apr-07-16 9:37 am

    KETCHIKAN, Alaska - Officials who shaped marijuana policy in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough last year are meeting again to tackle issues relating to the transportation of pot.