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Transportation: Air Travel

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Breitbart.com

Even though gas prices fell and airlines offered last-minute deals, many Americans appeared to be skipping trips this year. San Francisco resident Sharon McKellar called the Miami airport "shockingly quiet" after flying in overnight to visi

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Aero-News Network

A message at the 800 number given to employees Thursday states that money will be in their checking accounts by Tuesday. It appears this funding was not the reported $200-$300 million Eclipse needs to continue operations.

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Aero-News Network

Barring a financial miracle, it appears to be another nail in the coffin for Eclipse Aviation. The struggling planemaker told third shift workers Thursday morning their paychecks due on the 15th of this month will not be honored.

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New Britain Herald

Three is a popular fairy-tale number: three bears, three wishes, third time’s the charm, and three ounces is the most shampoo frequent flyers can haul in their carry-on bags without terrorists hijacking the plane.

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Papers Please

What “standardized automated data” will be collected? And what is to stop the agency from collecting all data from all individual travelers and keeping track of it in massive database? After all, it has only been a couple months since the last time T

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The Atlantic Monthly

Airport security in America is a sham—"security theater" designed to make travelers feel better and catch stupid terrorists. Smart ones can get through security with fake boarding passes and all manner of prohibited items—as our corresponde

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By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer

DALLAS - Southwest Airlines Co. lost money for the first time in 17 years as falling oil prices forced the company to write down the value of its fabled fuel-hedging transactions in the third quarter.

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Live Science

Paul Moller's flying cars look like UFOs or vehicles out of the Jetsons. Moller explains how they work.

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USA Today

Search teams have found the wreckage of the plane piloted by missing adventurer Steve Fossett, who vanished more than a year ago, Madera County, Calif. Sheriff John Anderson said Thursday.

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Papers Please

The ease with which someone can circumvent the watch lists illustrates the utter futility of identity-based security programs as a whole. Rather than waste time and money, and needlessly sacrifice liberty in the process of conducting this security th

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Space.com

A rocket-powered racer successfully passed its first three flight tests with a new liquid oxygen and alcohol engine, setting the stage for a possible demonstration race in the sky at the 2008 Reno Air Races next month.

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Houston Chronicle

For Kates, on Sunday, though, the security check got too invasive. A big-busted woman wearing a large underwire bra, she set off the metal detector. She was pulled aside and checked by a female TSA agent with a metal-sensitive wand.

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Aero-News Network

The TSA, apparently embarrassed last week for supporting an inspector who climbed aboard American Eagle jets by using air temperature probes as grab handles, has retaliated against the airline with charges and fines.

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