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Tag Archives: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood

Senator asks airlines to drop seat fee for kids

NEW YORK — Sen. Charles Schumer is urging airlines to allow families with young children to sit together without paying extra. The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story last week detailing how families this summer are ...

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Dozens of airport construction projects halted

WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials say contractors have been told to stop work on airport modernization projects across the country because Congress has failed to pass legislation necessary for the work to continue. Officials said Monday that dozens of stop-work ...

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Allegedly asleep air traffic controller is suspended

WASHINGTON — Authorities have suspended a control tower supervisor working alone overnight who couldn’t be roused to guide two airliners landing at Washington’s Reagan airport, the nation’s top aviation official said Thursday. “As a former airline pilot, I am personally ...

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