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  1. Planes Narrowly Avoid Collision on Austin Airport Runway Express, Yesterday

    A FedEx cargo plane had to abort its landing after a departing Southwest Airlines flight was cleared to use the same runway, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

  2. Millions Across the South Brace for Several Rounds of Ice and Sleet Express, January 31

    More than 1,700 flights were canceled in the United States on Tuesday, mostly in Texas, where at least two people were killed in traffic crashes.

  3. New Zealand’s Largest City Grapples With Aftermath of Devastating Floods Foreign, January 28

    At least three people were killed in the flooding in Auckland that forced hundreds of people from their homes and shut down the city’s airport, which was submerged.

  4. ‘Delta 1943, Cancel Takeoff’: Wrong Turn Results in Near Miss at J.F.K. Express, January 16

    An American Airlines plane crossed about 1,000 feet ahead of a Delta flight about to depart from Kennedy International Airport, officials said.

  5. A Gleaming Makeover for Newark’s Terminal A Metro, January 12

    A $2.7 billion airport facility has replaced one that opened when Richard Nixon was president.

  6. Another Week, Another Meltdown, Only This Time You Can’t Blame the Airlines Travel, January 11

    Fliers stranded by an F.A.A. system failure on Wednesday commended pilots and staff even as passenger advocates called the shutdown “shocking” and potentially avoidable.

  7. The January 11 Faa Flights Grounded live blog included one standalone post:
  8. Flights Grounded Across U.S. After F.A.A. Failure Express, January 11

    The full extent of the delays was not immediately known.

  9. How Finnair’s Huge Bet on Faster Flights to Asia Suddenly Came Undone Sunday Business, October 20

    When Russia closed its airspace, it upended the decades-long strategy for making Finland a European travel hub to and from the East.

  10. London’s Heathrow Airport to End Passenger Cap in Late October Business, October 3

    The cap was initially expected to end in September. Heathrow said fewer cancellations and shorter waits for luggage meant it could remove the limit.

  11. From Flight Attendant to Funeral Planner: New Beginnings in the Covid Era Business, July 25

    The pandemic upended careers in Hong Kong and around the world, forcing or inspiring people to make radical changes in their lives.

  12. Passengers Sigh as Heathrow Caps Numbers to Head Off ‘Airmageddon’ Foreign, July 16

    After two years of pandemic-enforced staycations, demand for travel has come roaring back in Europe, and airports are finding it impossible to keep up.

  13. Random coronavirus testing will resume for international passengers arriving in Canada at four major airports. Foreign, July 14

    The country’s mandatory testing program was paused last month as the government worked to shift the testing out of Canada’s busy airport terminals.

  14. The C.D.C. is still unprepared to respond quickly to disease threats posed by international travel, a U.S. audit finds. Express, July 12

    A new report exposes the outdated data collection methods still relied on by the public health agency.

  15. Workers at Airports Have Had It Business, July 1

    Across Europe, airport and other transport employees are striking, disrupting summer travel plans to demand better staffing and pay.

  16. Workers at Airports Have Had It Business, July 1

    Across Europe, airport and other transport employees are striking, disrupting summer travel plans to demand better staffing and pay.

  17. Understanding the Summer Air Travel Mess Travel, July 1

    Going into the Fourth of July weekend, with nearly 13 million people expected to fly on U.S. carriers, we look at the numbers behind the delays and cancellations and see what lessons can be learned.

  18. Hold Onto Your Hats (and Bags). Travelers to Europe Face Chaos. Business, June 14

    Hours in security lines. Canceled flights. Lost baggage. Here’s a look at how you could be affected by travel disruptions this summer and tips on how to prepare.

  19. Test to Return to the U.S. by Air Will Be Dropped Travel, June 10

    In a move hailed by the travel industry, starting Sunday morning passengers will be able to board flights to the U.S. without a negative coronavirus test.

  20. Testing Positive and Using the ‘Backdoor’ to Get Into the U.S. Travel, May 28

    Entering the United States by air requires a negative coronavirus test. Some people who can’t provide one are using a workaround: flying to Canada or Mexico, then entering via a land border.

  21. Despite a resurgent virus, millions of Americans are expected to be traveling over the holiday weekend. Travel, May 27

    This is likely to be one of the busiest travel periods since the start of the pandemic.