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3/28/2017

Two men were arrested and charged with drug possession and conspiracy after authorities at New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport discovered 22 pounds of heroin concealed in the false bottom of a dog's crate.

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3/28/2017

Kimberly Becker, who has been with California's Mineta San Jose International Airport since 1995 has been hired as CEO of San Diego International Airport. She will start on May 1, succeeding Thella Bowens, who is retiring on March 31.

3/28/2017

New York's Greater Binghamton Airport was closed for about four hours Monday as authorities investigated a phoned-in bomb threat. No explosives were found.

3/28/2017

Police say a homeless man was shocked with a stun gun Monday at Georgia's Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport after officers asked him to move along, and he became hostile and started kicking chairs. Officers say homeless people sleep in the airport atrium.

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3/28/2017

London's Heathrow Airport collects data at touchpoints like website visits and car bookings, then uses the information to improve and personalize the customer experience. This article describes the technology the airport uses and how it benefits travelers and airport vendors.

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3/28/2017

Researchers at that University of Arizona will study the legal and public health issues airports face during public health crises like outbreaks of Ebola and the Zika virus.

3/28/2017

The London School of Economics' and EUROCONTROL's recently released study, "Safety Culture in European Aviation," shows that socio-economic factors affect safety culture in European airlines. For example, pilots working on a contract basis report less confidence in airlines' safety competence than do regularly employed airline pilots.

3/28/2017

Las Vegas' McCarran International Airport served 3.4 million passengers in February, almost 12,000 fewer than last year. Officials noted that 2016 was a leap year, accounting for the difference.

3/28/2017

Nevada's Reno-Tahoe International Airport has begun updating its master plan, a process expected to take about 16 months. The plan will be based on projected passenger, cargo and other needs and could call for improvements to facets including the terminal, runways and parking.

3/28/2017

Hartzell Propeller is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The company has built more than 500,000 propellers for piston- and turbine-powered aircraft, starting with walnut propellers hand-carved by company founder Robert Hartzell.

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