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An air traveler stands in a full-body scanner at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) on Feb. 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, Calif. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

TSA Recommends Armed Law Enforcement Be Present At Checkpoints During Peak Hours

The Transportation Security Administration is recommending that armed law enforcement be present at airport security checkpoints during peak hours after conducting a nationwide review in response to a shooting at Los Angeles International Airport last fall.

03/26/2014

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7 Simple Tricks To Beat Jet Lag

No matter how seasoned you are as a traveler, you will get jet lag. Though jet lag can’t be avoided, it can be minimized on your next vacation with these seven tips.

03/07/2014

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More Than 6,500 Flights Cancelled or Delayed Across U.S.

Airlines are cancelling thousands of flights across the country due to the winter storm, and the Washington area is hardest hit.

03/03/2014

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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

An airline traveler stranded at Dulles International Airport during a massive winter storm.  (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Relentless Winter Leads To Record Number of Canceled Fights

A relentless winter has led to the highest number of flight cancellations in more than 25 years.

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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Report: Pilots Often Head To Wrong Airports

Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don’t.

02/10/2014

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Lightning Strike at BWI Exposes Airport Towers Vulnerability

A lightning strike that injured an air traffic controller at Baltimore’s main airport has exposed a potential vulnerability at airport towers during storms.

02/06/2014

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Kansas Airport Worker Arrested in Car Bomb Plot

A Kansas man was arrested Friday on charges that he planned to set off a car bomb at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Regional Airport in an attack intended to support al-Qaida, authorities said.

12/13/2013

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American Airlines-US Airways Merger Will Reduce Number of Flights at Reagan National

The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow American Airlines and US Airways to merge, creating the world’s biggest airline.

11/12/2013

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