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Flight Carrying Senator Diverted After Problems

AP | MARYCLAIRE DALE | Posted 10.02.2013 | Politics

PHILADELPHIA — A commercial flight carrying U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy and 79 others to Vermont diverted to Philadelphia on Friday because of mecha...

Delta Flight Gets Stuck In The Mud

AP | Posted 08.25.2013 | Travel

WASHINGTON -- Officials say a plane leaving Reagan National Airport veered off the runaway and its wheels got stuck in the mud. Delta spokeswoman Sar...

PHOTOS: Airports As Art

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 05.15.2013 | Travel

Say what you will about airports, but unless you appreciate Bose kiosks and shoe shine stands on a deeper level than the rest of us, the vast majority...

FAA Suspends Operation After Close Call At Reagan

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN and JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.07.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration will bar airports nationwide from using a traffic-reversing operation that led to a close call ...

3 Jets In Near Miss At Reagan National

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 10.02.2012 | Travel

WASHINGTON — None of the commuter jets that flew too close together near Washington on Tuesday was ever on course to collide head-on with the ot...

Heads Up: DCA's Metro Access Will Be Limited

Posted 07.10.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you flying in or out of Reagan National Airport this weekend? If you're planning to use Metro's Blue or Yellow Line to reach or leav...

LOOK: Plane Delayed After SINKING Into Tarmac Because Of High Temps

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.08.2012 | DC

A U.S. Airways flight at Reagan National Airport bound for Charleston, S.C. was delayed on Friday after it got stuck in a soft spot on the tarmac, app...

Jet Blows 2 Tires At National Airport

AP | Posted 04.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- United Airlines says no one was injured when a jet blew two rear tires upon landing at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. The B...

Andrea Stone

TSA Expands Pre-Check Program To Military Personnel At Reagan National Airport

HuffingtonPost.com | Andrea Stone | Posted 03.05.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. military personnel traveling out of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport will now be able to skip long security lines as part ...

TSA: Daggers Hidden In Book At Reagan National Airport

AP | Posted 02.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The Transportation Security Administration says officers found two throwing daggers hidden in a hollowed-out book at a checkpoint at Rea...

JetBlue Wins Landing Rights At Reagan Nat'l Airport

AP | Posted 01.31.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- JetBlue is buying landing rights in New York and Washington in a $72 million deal that reshuffles some of the players in air travel to t...

Plan Ahead: No Weekend Metrorail Service At National Airport

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.14.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- For those flying in or out of Reagan National Airport this weekend, plan ahead: Metro will be shutting down Blue and Yellow Line rail se...

Metro Reduces Mid-Day Blue And Yellow Line Service For 3 Weeks

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.31.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Have a mid-day flight in or out of Reagan National Airport the next three weeks? You better plan some extra time if you're taking Metror...

WATCH: Disabled Vet Gets Kicked Off Shuttle At Airport

Fox 25 | Posted 12.04.2011 | Impact

Kathleen Wood, a disabled army veteran, says airline staff wouldn’t let her board a shuttle with her walker and made her trek to the next terminal b...

Southwest Airplane Good Samaritan or Good Grief?

Christine Negroni | Posted 05.30.2011 | Travel
Christine Negroni

The air traffic control profession just can't get a break. Nevertheless, sending a passenger plane to play fighter jet is wrong in all sorts of ways.

Randy Babbitt, FAA Chief, Orders New Procedures For Air Traffic Controllers

AP | By JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

Joan Lowy, Associated Press WASHINGTON -- The nation's top aviation official says he's ordered new procedures for controllers to prevent a repeat of ...

NTSB Investigating Sleeping Air Traffic Controller At Reagan National

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

WASHINGTON — Two airliners landed at Reagan National Airport near Washington without control tower clearance because the air traffic supervisor ...

Vintage Plane Crash (VIDEO): Biplane Flips On Reagan Airport Runway With Reporter Onboard

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The main runway at Reagan National Airport has reopened after a vintage aircraft flipped when it landed. Film producer Pietro ...

Money for Mass Transit Is Precious

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Everyone's got their fantasy plan for rebuilding America after eight years of W and if you haven't guessed by now, mine's got to do with mass transit.

Reagan National Airport Power Outage: Electricity Failure Grounds Flights, Causes Delays

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A Reagan National Airport power outage is causing delays and has flights grounded for the time being today, Jan. 4, 2010. Power reportedly went out...