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Smithsonian Explores Impact of Hawaii Air Travel

The Smithsonian’s National Air and Space Museum is opening a new yearlong exhibit exploring the impact of air travel to the Hawaiian Islands.

07/25/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.

05/22/2014

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What’s The Best Airline In The U.S.?

Plan your next flight with this year’s Air Quality Ratings to find the United States’ best airlines.

04/17/2014

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Debate On Plane Phone Calls Moves On, Gets Bigger

The Federal Communications Commission considers lifting the ban on using cell phones in-flight. Right now, making calls while the plane is in the air is not allowed.

12/13/2013

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FAA Looks To Relax Restrictions On Electronics Usage On Planes

Turning off all your electronic devices during flight takeoff and landing may be a thing of the past. An FAA advisory council is looking to relax some restrictions.

09/23/2013

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Smithsonian Displays Da Vinci’s Study Of Human 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

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Pilot Presumed Dead In Ocean City Plane Crash

A plane plunges right into the water along a packed Ocean City beach. The search for survivors is called off, as rough conditions make it dangerous for emergency crews.

06/30/2013

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Airplane Issue Forces Bruins To Travel To Boston On Morning Of Game 7

The Bruins will have to overcome some unorthodox travel plans if they hope to win their series against Toronto.

05/13/2013

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Best Flying Adventures Near Baltimore

Are you looking to add a little excitement to your life? Why not try something new and take advantage of some of Baltimore’s greatest flying adventures? From hot air balloon air rides and bungee jumping, to sky diving and flight lessons, Baltimore has more than enough options to satisfy any thrill seeker’s wildest dreams.

03/30/2013

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Passengers Delayed By Airplane Search At BWI

Officials say passengers on a Southwest Airlines flight at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport were delayed while authorities searched for an object “that raised the concerns of the airline.”

09/27/2011

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Teen Arrested After State Police Helicopter Spotlighted With Laser

A potentially deadly prank. A teenager is accused of pointing a laser at a Maryland State Police helicopter, putting the pilot in danger.

09/21/2011

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BWI Passengers Tense After Security Threat Over The Weekend

Tense moments for airline passengers. Fighter jets were scrambled twice over the weekend and a plane even had to be diverted from BWI because of a threat.

09/12/2011

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