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TSA Changes Allow Airline Passengers To Carry Knives On Planes

Controversial changes coming to the airport in just about a month. Additions to what passengers can bring on the plane now include knives, blades and sports equipment.

03/09/2013

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Sequester Could Greatly Impact Md. Airports

Among the many areas impacted if the automatic spending cuts take effect–Maryland’s airports. We could see widespread delays at BWI, and smaller airports shut down completely.

02/22/2013

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Federal Audit Reveals More Problems At D.C. Airports

A federal audit of the authority that runs metropolitan Washington’s two major airports has revealed more problems, including overreliance on no-bid contracts and executives accepting expensive gifts from contractors.

11/01/2012

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FAA Budget Cuts Could Limit Airports Capacity To Handle Passengers

Looming budget cuts to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) could drastically impact airline travel in our region. Lawmakers have the power to lessen the blow but they are running out of time.

08/19/2012

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Airports Authority Ordered To Implement Reforms

Top federal and state officials who oversee the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority say the agency must implement reforms immediately.

08/15/2012

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Study: Travel Times To D.C.-Area Airports Increasing

A new study shows that driving to each of the airports in the Washington region takes longer than it did eight years ago.

06/17/2012

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Report: 10 Years Later, DHS Still Has Work To Do

A Government Accountability Report concluded that the Homeland Security Department has completed about half the recommendations made by federal auditors since the department was organized in 2003.

09/07/2011

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Dulles Still Operating As Irene Approaches

Two of the three major airports in the Baltimore-Washington area are virtually shut down as Hurricane Irene approaches.

08/27/2011

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BWI Thurgood Marshall Keeps People Moving During Security Checks

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is once again coming out on top when it comes to airport service. This time it has to do with how fast you can make it through security.

08/22/2011

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U.S. Airports Still Vulnerable To Terrorist Attacks

U.S. airports are still vulnerable to terror attacks, despite billions of dollars invested in security
enhancements since 9/11, a Republican congressman said Wednesday.

07/13/2011

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Congressman Seeks To Rework Airports Board To Favor Va.

A Virginia congressman wants to overhaul the board that runs the Washington region’s two major airports to give his state a board majority.

05/10/2011

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Gray Will Talk To Airports Board About Rail Vote

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray says he will speak to members of the board overseeing the region’s two major airports about their vote to build an underground Metrorail station at Dulles International Airport.

05/05/2011

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