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France decided to shut the three airports in the Paris area and others in the north of the country until 8:00 am (0600 GMT) on Monday due to the ash cloud that has caused the biggest airspace shutdown since World War II.

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AP

Swiss adventurer Bertrand Piccard’s team took its round-the-world solar plane prototype into the skies for the first time, with 4 propellers lifting the massive craft off the ground at near bicycle speed. With the wingspan of a 747 and the weight of

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Reuters

The United States announced new security measures on Friday to replace the mandatory screening of air travelers from 14 countries that had angered some allies when it was imposed after a failed bombing on Christmas Day.

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AP

President Obama's second nominee for transportation security chief withdrew from consideration because of questions over his background as a defense contractor. Retired Army Maj. Gen. Robert Harding took himself out of the running as head of the Tran

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USA Today

The Transportation Security Administration is looking at installing devices in airports that home in and detect personal electronic equipment. "This technology will produce valuable data that can be used in a variety of ways," noting it could help pr

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Dr Sarah Myhill, MB BS, says: "Anybody undergoing a flight in an aircraft is at risk of being poisoned by noxious gases, oil fumes and pesticides... Therefore I now routinely advise all my patients who are considering such a flight to wear an activa

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AP

An air traffic controller at New York's Kennedy Airport was suspended for allowing his young son to radio instructions to several pilots. The few quick exchanges between the elementary-school-aged child and jets waiting to take off from JFK, one of t

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Based on air speed records is classified by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), states that non-experimental aircraft that holds the record for the fastest in the world until the publication of this writing, still held by the SR-71 Blac

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Just when I thought I was out of the Transportation Security Administration business they pull me back in. Did you hear about the cop whose 4 year old disabled son wasn't allowed to pass through airport security unless he took off his leg braces?

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Philadelphia Enquirer

Last month's column on the TSA worker who jokingly planted a bag of white powder on a passenger at Philadelphia International Airport generated a half-million page views and scores of tips of other alleged abuses by those who work to keep us safe.

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AP

President Barack Obama's choice to lead the Transportation Security Administration withdrew his name Wednesday, a blow to an administration trying to explain how a man could attempt to blow up a commercial airliner on Christmas Day.

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