Air Travel
Area airports get funding through state program
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 03/11/2014 - 2:44pm.

Wilmington International Airport and Jacksvonille's Albert J. Ellis Airport are getting some financial help from a state program.

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Flight cancellations starting to thaw at ILM
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Thu, 02/13/2014 - 5:04pm.

videoWith Valentine's Day around the corner, this is usually a busy week at ILM as travelers come in and out to see their loved ones, but that has not been so easy since the winter weather hit. ILM has had 25 outgoing flights cancelled since the ice hit Tuesday.

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Air traffic picks up at ILM
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Thu, 01/30/2014 - 6:16pm.

videoAir traffic is getting back to normal at Wilmington International Airport. Dozens of flights were canceled over the last couple of days but some travelers were able to get back on schedule Thursday.

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Weather cancels flights in and out of ILM
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 01/28/2014 - 1:15pm.

videoThe threat of winter weather is already causing havoc with flight schedules around the region, including at Wilmington International Airport.

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Wilmington airport losing nonstop service to DC
Submitted by on Wed, 01/15/2014 - 11:38pm.

Wilmington International Airport is about to lose nonstop service to Washington, DC, and add a flight to New York City, according to Jon Rosborough, the airport’s executive director.

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Travelers support easing rules for electronics on flights
Submitted by Sarah Murphy on Fri, 06/21/2013 - 3:16pm.

videoTravelers may soon be able to use electronics longer in flight. The Federal Aviation Administration is looking into changing its policies.

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TSA drops plan to allow small knives on planes
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 06/05/2013 - 1:40pm.

videoThe head of the Transportation Security Administration says he's dropping a proposal that would have let airline passengers carry small knives, souvenir bats, golf clubs and other sports equipment onto planes.

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US Airways adds second flight between ILM and DC
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 03/04/2013 - 2:16pm.

videoUS Airways has announced it is adding service between Wilmington and the nation's capital. The airline announced today it will run a second daily, non-stop flight between Wilmington International Airport and Reagan National Airport (DCA) in Washington, DC, starting April 1.

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American, US Air merger could bring more options, higher fares to ILM
Submitted by Cacky Catlett on Thu, 02/14/2013 - 3:53pm.

video It is official. American Airlines and US Airways plan to merge and create the world's biggest airline. So what does this mean for air travelers at Wilmington International Airport?

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AMR, US Airways Said to Agree on Terms for Merger
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/13/2013 - 3:26pm.

videoThe board of bankrupt American Airlines parent AMR Corp. is meeting now to vote on a merger with US Airways Group Inc. after the two sides reached a tentative agreement that would create the world’s largest carrier, people familiar with the matter said.

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