Air Travel
FAA grounds Boeing 787s to address battery fires
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 01/16/2013 - 6:58pm.

video Federal officials say they are temporarily grounding Boeing's 787 Dreamliners until the risk of possible battery fires is addressed.

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Allegiant pulling service between ILM and Orlando
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Tue, 01/15/2013 - 11:32pm.

video Allegiant Air announced as of January 25, it will no longer provide non-stop service to Orlando, FL. Allegiant says its primary reason is that decreasing loads and future advanced bookings are not meeting their financial performance projections.

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Travelers hit the road for Thanksgiving
Submitted by Holden Kurwicki on Wed, 11/21/2012 - 6:00pm.

video Whether it’s by plane, train, or automobile, millions of Americans will be traveling this Thanksgiving making it the busiest travel weekend of the year.

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American, US Airways one step closer to merger
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/31/2012 - 3:41pm.

American Airlines and US Airways are one step closer to a potential merger. The companies sa

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Southport man plans Bahamas trip in homemade plane
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Mon, 07/23/2012 - 3:56pm.

video A Southport man is almost finished building his own ultralight plane with hopes of making an international flight. Although aviation is in his blood, Norman Lewis says the flight he wants to make is different than anything that's been done before.

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First class service returns to ILM
Submitted by Marcy Cuevas on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 4:41pm.

video Flying in and out of Wilmington International Airport just got a little more comfortable. US Airways is now offering first class seating on its flights to Charlotte.

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Travelers fly nonstop to Chicago from ILM
Submitted by Asha Dave on Sat, 07/02/2011 - 5:29pm.

Wilmington International Airport now offers daily nonstop flights to Chicago. Saturday was the first day this new flight flew in and out of ILM.

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Driving home for the holidays
Submitted by Katie Harden on Wed, 11/24/2010 - 6:12pm.

video Rather than getting felt up at the airport, many travelers are choosing to fill up at the gas station. AAA says less than four percent of people are flying this year with an astounding 94 percent of people are driving. The main reason? Convenience.

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