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  • Passengers were evacuated from a domestic Delta Air Lines flight Tuesday after a "smoky odor" was detected in the cockpit and main cabin due to what was later determined to be a burned-out fan.
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  • A man removed from a California-bound Southwest Airlines aircraft after he allegedly tried to open a door during flight was charged Monday with interfering with the crew.
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  • San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested Sunday at Los Angeles International Airport after authorities said he became belligerent during a security screening and threatened that he had a bomb.
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  • A big drop in customer complaints helped U.S. airlines post their best ratings ever even though more flights were late and more bags were mishandled.
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  • Emirates airline crewmembers found a passenger bleeding heavily on a flight from Dubai to India after he apparently tried to commit suicide.
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  • A Delta jet from Atlanta bound for New York's LaGuardia Airport was diverted to John F. Kennedy Airport because of a problem with its hydraulic system.
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  • A deaf couple is upset over a note that an American Airlines employee attached to one of their bags, referring to the pair as "deaf and dumb."
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  • A plane has landed safely at New York's Kennedy Airport after a reported bird strike.
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  • TSA wants police at checkpoints after LAX shooting
  • The TSA recommended Wednesday that armed law enforcement officers be posted at airport security checkpoints and ticket counters.
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  • A Delta flight from Orlando, Fla., landed safely in Atlanta after declaring an emergency because a part of the plane's wing was missing.
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  • "I never experienced anything like that before in my life," said one passenger. "People's lives were flashing before their eyes."
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  • Amtrak crews are making repairs following damage caused by a fiery tanker truck crash near the railroad tracks in New Jersey's largest city.
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  • Crews clean up the site where a tanker overturned and burst into flames early in the morning near train tracks on Route 21 in Newark, N.J., Thursday, March 13, 2014. The tanker burst into flames after colliding with a car on McCarter Highway adjacent to Amtraks Northeast Corridor rail line in Newark at about 1:45 a.m. Thursday. That caused problems for Amtraks signals and overhead wires. Amtrak service is running with minor delays. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
  • Click play to watch the report from Action News
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  • Iraqi authorities on Thursday denied permission to a plane belonging to Lebanon's national carrier to land in Baghdad after a son of an Iraqi minister missed the flight, Middle East Airline said in a statement.
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  • United Airlines is getting tough on passengers with oversized carry-on bags.
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  • In the first penalty of its kind, federal transportation officials fined Asiana Airlines $500,000 after a deadly crash last year.
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  • Severe turbulence during a United Airlines flight from Denver to Montana sent five people to hospitals on Monday.
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  • Airport officials say the body of a man has been found in the wheel well of a South African Airways plane parked at Washington Dulles International Airport.
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  • The situation in the south is impacting air travel up and down the eastern seaboard.
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  • Allowing airline passengers to make cellphone calls in-flight is asking for trouble, lawmakers said Tuesday.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Katherine Scott
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  • Sunday night's snowfall caused major headaches for hundreds of travelers at Philadelphia International Airport.
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  • Do you know the way to San Jose? Quite a few airline pilots apparently don't.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' Katherine Scott
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  • A Minnesota boy who stowed away on a flight to Las Vegas last year is close to being reunited with his parents, a judge said Friday.
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  • U.S. airlines canceled nearly 2,800 flights Wednesday because of snow and freezing rain in the Northeast and Midwest, the third consecutive day that bad weather has snarled air traffic.
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  • A Southwest Airlines flight bound for the main airport in Branson, Mo., instead touched down at a much smaller nearby airfield.
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  • A plane from Toronto slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at John F. Kennedy International Airport on Sunday.
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  • Newark Liberty International Airport security breach
  • Police at Newark Liberty International Airport are seeking answers to how a man was able to go over a fence on Christmas morning and walk across the tarmac.
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  • Delta
  • Some lucky fliers capitalized on a computer glitch Thursday and scored some really cheap flights on Delta Air Lines.
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  • Freezing rain. Snow. Thunderstorms. Even tornadoes. Much of the nation braced for foul weather on one of the busiest travel weekends of the year, as a wet winter storm created travel worries from Chicago and Detroit to Boston and New York.
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air travel, holidays, severe weather, national/world
  • A gunman killed a Philippine mayor as he left the country's main airport on Friday along with crowds of Christmas travelers.
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  • A couple look at a van which was caught in a crossfire during a daring ambush of a southern Philippine town mayor Friday Dec. 20, 2013 at suburban Pasay city, south of Manila, Philippines. The assailants rode a motorcycle and fired at Labangan Mayor Ukol Talumpa and his wife as they stepped out of Terminal 3, said Manila airport General Manager Jose Angel Honrado. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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  • A federal grand jury indicted a man Tuesday on a first-degree murder charge and 10 other felonies in a deadly November 1 shooting spree at the Los Angeles International Airport.
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  • A Delta Air Lines flight carrying 60 passengers slid off a taxiway in the snow after arriving at Wisconsin's Dane County Regional Airport. No one was hurt.
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  • American Airlines emerged from bankruptcy protection and US Airways culminated its long pursuit of a merger partner as the two completed their deal Monday to create the world's biggest airline.
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  • A passenger who fell asleep while flying to Los Angeles says he awoke to discover himself alone and locked inside the aircraft.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • It's not the usual vehicle seen on a Southern California toll road.
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  • A man charged with killing a TSA officer and wounding three others during a rampage at LAX has appeared in court with bruises on his face and a bandage on his neck.
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  • About 70 passengers on a US Airways Express flight were told to get tuberculosis tests and vaccinations after the plane landed.
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  • Sunday was a busy day by rail, by road, and in the air and travelers head back home after the Thanksgiving holiday.
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  • A federal bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for American Airlines and US Airways to complete their merger and create the world's largest airline.
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  • Click play to watch the report from Action News' John Rawlins
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  • A Delta Airlines flight that had just taken off in San Diego and was headed to Salt Lake City returned to the airport after hitting a bird.
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  • Airline passengers have already been stripped of their hot meals and personal space. Now, they might also lose their silence.
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  • Late in basketball practice at Loyola High School this week, Austin Hatch slipped around a 7-foot teammate and hit an up-and-under shot with all the grace and savvy you would expect from a Michigan-bound swingman.
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air travel, plane crash, national/world
  • The pilot of a Boeing 747 jumbo jet mistakenly landed at a small Kansas airport not far from the Air Force base where it was supposed to deliver parts for the company's new 787 Dreamliner.
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  • An American Airlines flight from Miami to Boston had to make an unscheduled stop in Orlando after the aircraft's windshield cracked.
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  • The Justice Department says it has reached an agreement to allow the merger of US Airways and American Airlines.
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