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Diverted N.Y.-to-Atlanta Flight Lands Safely At Dulles Airport

Officials say a flight from White Plains, New York, to Atlanta landed safely after it was diverted to Dulles International Airport outside Washington.

05/20/2014

For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring a variety ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" when they end up in the ocean. (Credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

House Takes Step Toward Ban On In-Flight Calls

Members of Congress, some of the nation’s most frequent flyers, don’t want to allow airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight and they’re doing something about it.

02/11/2014

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Smithsonian Displays da Vinci’s Study of Flight

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

09/13/2013

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

File photo of a Virgin America airplane. (Photo by Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Report: Virgin America Best U.S. Airline In 2012

Virgin America did the best job for its customers among leading U.S. airlines last year, a report said Monday, as carriers overall had their second best performance in the more than the two decades since researchers began measuring quality of service.

04/08/2013

Kenya Airways airliners sit grounded on August 14, 2009 at Nairobi's Jomo Kenyatta International Airport after staff members of the national carrier went on strike to demand salary increases. (credit: TONY KARUMBA/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Refunded Half Her Money After Sitting Next To Dead Man On Flight

A Swedish woman was refunded half her money after sitting next to a dead man during a flight.

06/25/2012

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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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