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Close call between 2 planes at New York’s JFK airport under investigation, FAA says

CNN — The Federal Aviation Administration said it was launching an investigation into how a commercial airliner taxied past a flight taking off from New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport on Friday night. The crew of a Delta Air Lines Boeing 737 aborted their takeoff, eventually coming to rest within 1,000 feet of the …

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Florida airports affected by air traffic control issue; Denver in Freezing Fog

CNN — On Monday, two distant states are experiencing fresh air travel issues. Air traffic control issues caused flight delays of several hours to Florida airports, the Federal Aviation Administration told CNN. And the main airport in Denver, Colorado is experiencing significant cancellations and delays due to a new winter season. Late Monday afternoon, the …

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Montgomery, Alabama, airport worker dies in crash involving American Airlines regional jet

CNN — A worker at Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama died Saturday in a ramp incident, the Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday. Montgomery Regional Airport said in a statement that an American Airlines/Piedmont Airlines ground staff employee was “involved in a fatality” around 3 p.m. “We are saddened to learn of the tragic loss of …

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Montgomery, Alabama, airport worker dies in crash involving American Airlines regional jet

CNN — A worker at Montgomery Regional Airport in Alabama died Saturday in a ramp incident, the Federal Aviation Administration said Saturday. Montgomery Regional Airport said in a statement that an American Airlines/Piedmont Airlines ground staff employee was “involved in a fatality” around 3 p.m. “We are saddened to learn of the tragic loss of …

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South West cancellations continue as airline faces fallout from ‘merger’

CNN — As Southwest Airlines rushed to get its planes back in the air and passengers fly home on Thursday, U.S. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg took a sharp line with the company. He fires no shots, referring to the situation as a complete “collapse” of the system. “You have a business here that has a …

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If South West flight cancellations continue, Buttigieg pledges to hold airline accountable

CNN — Relief is still days away for passengers booked with Southwest Airlines this week as the beleaguered airline continues to battle what US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg called a complete system collapse. Of the 2,714 cancellations already made for Wednesday flights within, to or from the United States as of 3:15 a.m. ET, 2,504 …

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More than 3,500 US flights delayed Sunday as major storm system hinders travel

New York CNN — A severe weather system in several parts of the United States has prompted the three major airports serving New York to urge passengers to arrive early for flights on what is expected to be one of the busiest travel days of the year. As of Sunday afternoon, 3,507 flights to, from …

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