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Record Number Of Firearms Confiscated From Airports Nationwide In 2013

A record number of guns have been seized across the country in airports, including right here in Maryland. The TSA says it found more firearms last year than any year before.

01/24/2014

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Winter Storm Disrupts Air & Bus Travel

The blast of winter weather is certainly causing trouble for people throughout Maryland, especially those traveling by air or bus.

01/21/2014

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What To Do At America’s 10 Most Delayed Airports

Delayed at the airport during your travels? Check out this guide on where to eat, drink and shop at America’s 10 most delayed airports.

11/27/2013

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Dulles Planning Emergency Exercise

More than 100 volunteer actors will participate in a simulated aircraft accident at Dulles International Airport outside Washington.

05/02/2013

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Shutdown Of Md. Regional Airports Delayed

The shutdown of Maryland’s five regional airports due to the federal budget crisis has been delayed.

04/05/2013

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Md. Airports Make Plea To Keep Control Towers

Just one year ago, Frederick Municipal Airport debuted a new, $5 million air traffic control tower paid for by the federal stimulus legislation.

03/12/2013

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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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