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Air travel exceeds pre-pandemic levels for 1st time heading into July 4th weekend

It's a remarkable recovery from the height of the pandemic when fewer than 100,000 people were flying in the U.S. each day.

More than 7 million people screened at US airports since Thursday, TSA says

Friday 1.9 million people flew, setting the single-day record for number of passengers since the pandemic started more than a year ago.

More passengers taking flight at Wilmington International Airport

Commercial air traffic is seeing an increase at Wilmington International Airport (ILM), with more travelers returning to the skies as the pandemic begins to ramp down.

United States sees travel increase after New Year’s

The holidays set a record for travel in 2020, with 2.4 million passengers boarding flights between December 26 and 27, according to the TSA.

US airlines expect record crowds over Labor Day weekend

Airlines expect record crowds over the week-long Labor Day period, continuing a rise in travel that has boosted the airlines' profits all year.

Atlanta OKs ban on smoking inside bars, restaurant, airport

Atlanta's city council has approved a far-reaching ban on smoking and vaping in restaurants and bars — and inside one of the world's busiest airports.

TRAVEL ALERT: ILM asks passengers to arrive early after X-ray machine goes down

Wilmington International Airport has issued a travel alert because of a problem with an X-ray machine, Airport Operation Director Gary Broughton said.

United Airlines extends cancellation of Boeing Max flights

United Airlines is canceling another month's worth of flights with Boeing 737 Max planes that were grounded after two deadly accidents.

TSA agent dies after falling from hotel balcony at Orlando airport

An off-duty officer with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) died Saturday morning after falling from a hotel balcony into the atrium at Orlando International Airport, officials said.

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UNCW holds parking lot pep rally for NHRMC healthcare workers

The Novant parking lot filled with bubbles, pom poms, and support as UNCW nursing and health staff members surprised NHRMC medical staff with a pep rally.

Organizations to host Wilmington municipal candidate forum

The League of Women Voters of the Lower Cape Fear, New Hanover County NAACP, and Cape Fear Housing Coalition are hosting a City of Wilmington Mayoral & Municipal Candidate Forum on Tuesday, September 28 at 6 p.m. via zoom. 

Pfizer booster shots available in New Hanover, Brunswick counties for eligible patients

Pfizer's COVID-19 booster shots are now available in New Hanover and Brunswick counties, days after receiving FDA approval.

Video game design studio opens up shop in downtown Wilmington

A game design company which develops software, game content, and gaming systems for lotteries and charitable gaming opened a new studio in Wilmington on Monday.