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Airports in D.C.-Baltimore Region Returning to Normal

Operations are returning to normal at the airports serving Washington and Baltimore a day after a winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow on parts of the region.

02/14/2014

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Pilots Often Head to Wrong Airports, Reports Show

On at least 150 flights, U.S. commercial air carriers have either landed at the wrong airport or started to land and realized their mistake in time.

02/10/2014

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Southwest Airlines Adds International Flights From BWI

Southwest Airlines Co. is expanding beyond the continental United States with flights beginning in July to the Caribbean.

01/27/2014

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Boeing Warns of Engine Icing Problems

Boeing is alerting airlines about possible engine icing problems on some of its new planes. It is recommending that planes with a specific General Electric engine avoid flying near thunderstorms that might contain ice crystals.

11/23/2013

A small airplane overturned while attempting to land at the Manassas Regional Airport. (photo credit: Oscar Mendoza-Valdez/@omendozav80)

Small Plane Crashes at Manassas Regional Airport

A small airplane has crashed at the Manassas Regional Airport.

08/22/2013

File photo of the interior of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Da Vinci’s Early Sketches of Flight to Visit Smithsonian

Leonardo da Vinci’s early sketches of human flight some 400 years before the airplane’s invention will make a rare visit to the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum in Washington.

08/08/2013

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Close Call Between Airliner, Military Helicopter near D.C.

Federal officials say there was a close call between a military helicopter and a regional airliner attempting to land at Reagan National Airport near Washington on Friday.

05/26/2013

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Virginia Man Stopped at Airport With Loaded Gun in Carry-On Bag

The Transportation Security Administration says a passenger at Reagan National Airport was stopped and cited after an officer found a loaded gun in his carry-on bag at a checkpoint.

03/26/2013

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Smell Of Smoke Prompts Atlanta-Bound Flight To Return To BWI

The smell of smoke aboard a plane taking off for Atlanta prompted pilots to return to BWI.

03/12/2012

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Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing At Va Airport

Suffolk Mayor Linda Johnson’s husband and the pilot escaped injury when landing gear problems forced a small plane to make an emergency landing at Suffolk Executive Airport.

01/27/2012

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