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Some US-bound air travelers must turn on phones

Airport Security

Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will soon be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights — a measure intended to enhance aviation security at a time when intelligence officials are concerned about hidden explosives, a counterterrorism official said.

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Proposed TV series to focus on culture of community airports

Easton Airport

Saucer-sized sweets appear on the table at Sugar Buns Cafe here, providing a not-so-small snack on a recent weekday while some diners fret over which of the 17 varieties of eggs Benedict to order for lunch.

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Aircraft repair firm coming to Hagerstown

HAGERSTOWN — Washington County officials say an international aircraft maintenance company will establish operations at the Hagerstown Regional Airport. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reported Wednesday that Mecaer Aviation Group of Borgomanero, Italy, will open its shop Aug. 30. The company’s ...

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FAA shutdown to continue in partisan standoff

WASHINGTON — A stalemate that has partially shut down the Federal Aviation Administration will continue into September. A spokesman for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Senate Democrats were unwilling to accept cuts in subsidies for rural air service. House ...

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‘Pioneers of Flight’ exhibit gets an overhaul

WASHINGTON — Amelia Earhart was, of course, a famous pilot and pioneer for women. Her time as a fashion designer, though, usually isn’t something people remember about the woman who disappeared during a 1937 flight. The National Air and Space ...

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