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A Hectic and Happy Time of the Year

Mac Cassells | Posted 12.24.2015 | DC
Mac Cassells

Despite a festive atmosphere, the normal stresses of traveling still exist. There are still cancellations, mishaps, or just bad luck. As a volunteer, I hoped this week with my volunteering I could help people get to where they needed to go for the holidays in an efficient and painless fashion.

Did You Know Former CIA Director Allen Dulles and His Brother, Secretary of State John Foster Dulles, Were Nazi Sympathizers?

Tavis Smiley | Posted 11.17.2015 | Politics
Tavis Smiley

Salon founder and former editor-in chief David Talbot reveals this and other dark secrets in his explosive new biography, The Devil's Chessboard: Allen Dulles, the CIA and the Rise of America's Secret Government.

Volunteering on Shaky Ground

Mac Cassells | Posted 08.09.2015 | Impact
Mac Cassells

There are a lot of experiences I can recall after my sixth year volunteering with Travelers Aid, but one of the most memorable is the infamous Virginia earthquake of August 23, 2011. Since we're approaching its fourth anniversary, I thought it would be enlightening to touch on the experiences I had that day.

Frontier Airlines Launching Service From Dulles International

AP | Posted 05.13.2014 | Travel

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) — Low-cost carrier Frontier Airlines is launching service to 14 cities from Dulles International Airport. The Denver-based airl...

Why Does It Take So Long to Get Through Airport Security?

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 09.26.2013 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Although the TSA is set to expand its popular PreCheck fast lanes this fall, the agency is under pressure to speed up screening for even more fliers, so all aspects of the checkpoint experience are being scrutinized.

Would You Take A Date Here?

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.07.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Dulles Airport has a lot more going for it than we thought. Not only can you get a direct flight to Beijing, but it turns out Dulles is ...

Capital Airport Capitalized In 2012

AP | Posted 02.21.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Two airports that serve the Washington region have released their passenger travel statistics for 2012. The Metropolitan Washington Air...

PHOTO: Woman Offers Vodka Swigs At Airport Security

Posted 10.05.2012 | Travel

Well, that's one way to do it. A woman at Washington, D.C.'s Dulles International Airport apparently needed to get rid of some vodka before airport se...

Disabled Veteran: United Airlines Staff Kicked Service Dog, Asked If He Was 'Retarded'

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact

Jim Stanek, a disabled veteran and Paws and Stripes cofounder, claims United Airlines staff physically abused his service dog, Sarge, and verbally abu...

Andrea Stone

TSA Begins Test Of New Passenger Security Measure | Andrea Stone | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Time to ditch that fake ID you used in high school: The Transportation Security Administration has started testing new scanners designed...

Andrea Stone

No Questions Asked, Or How I Became A 'Trusted Traveler' | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

Last week, just days after this story was posted and after informing the chief spokesman for the Department of Homeland Security that the name on my G...

PHOTOS: Smithsonian Plans Festival To Welcome Discovery

AP | Posted 02.29.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Smithsonian Institution plans a four-day festival with NASA to welcome space shuttle Discovery into its collection in April. The Na...

Plan Ahead: No Metro Track Work, Extra 5A Dulles Bus Service

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you're sticking around D.C. for the Thanksgiving, getting from Point A to Point B on Metrorail might get a little easier compared to ...

Naked Man At Dulles Airport Not A Security Threat

WTOP | Posted 01.07.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON - A naked man was wandering around Dulles International Airport Monday morning, an eyewitness tells WTOP. ...

United Flight Carrying Justice Ginsburg Evacuated In Dulles

Posted 11.14.2011 | Travel

A San Francisco-bound United Airlines flight was evacuated while on the taxiway at Dulles airport on Wednesday after the pilot noticed something wrong...

Flight Delayed? Drink up at These 5 Outstanding Airport Bars (PHOTOS)

Andrew Hickey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrew Hickey

2010-10-29-d.jpgHere are five outstanding airport bars around the U.S. that will definitely help you feel good about being stuck with no place to go.

Suspicious Luggage On Flight From Chicago Sparks International Investigation

AP | EILEEN SULLIVAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Two men on a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Amsterdam were questioned by Dutch authorities after U.S. officials found a cel...

3 Charred Monkeys Found In Luggage At Dulles Airport

Washington Post | Jonathan Mummolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Customs officials searching the bags of an African man who flew into Dulles International Airport on Friday discovered three charred monkeys in his lu...