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The golden days of air travel: How glorious were they?updated: Sat May 26 2012 15:39:00

The crowds cheered as the pilots and flight attendants of Delta Flight 295 cut a ceremonial red ribbon before the television cameras.

Jeep on runway in Philly causes controllers to scrambleupdated: Fri Mar 02 2012 11:16:00

A passenger jet was just seconds away from landing Thursday at Philadelphia International Airport when a Jeep broke through a chain-link fence and drove onto several runways, forcing a number of planes to circle the area, according to an air traffic controller familiar with the incident.

White Christmas for some, mild for othersupdated: Sat Dec 24 2011 15:39:00

Parts of west Texas could see a white Christmas this year, though other areas, like Dallas, can expect rain.

A nation on the move for Christmasupdated: Fri Dec 23 2011 11:01:00

Call it a nation on the move, part two.

Gun in carry-on accidentally firedupdated: Tue Dec 13 2011 10:22:00

Some travelers sleepily making their way through airport security in Atlanta Sunday morning got a startling wake-up. A gun detected in a carry-on at a checkpoint at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was accidentally fired by an investigating officer around 9 a.m. Sunday, according to a police report.

Commercial flights to Cuba take off from some U.S. airportsupdated: Sun Nov 06 2011 20:53:00

Another chartered flight is scheduled to leave the United States for Cuba Sunday as a result of recent U.S. government moves to ease restrictions on travel to the Communist nation.

Travel apps that really helpupdated: Mon Oct 03 2011 11:06:00

There are seemingly millions of smartphone apps out there designed to make traveling easier, but not all of them are very good. Every company seems to think that it needs an app to be cool, but not every app is worth the effort.

Smoke fills plane cabin, prompts emergency landingupdated: Thu Aug 04 2011 15:27:00

Engine trouble during takeoff forced a Delta plane headed to the Bahamas to return to Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Thursday morning.

Secrets of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson airportupdated: Tue Jul 26 2011 10:51:00

Call it odd, but I'm a self-appointed airport sleuth. I apply this title to travelers who weave their way in and out of airport terminals, bypassing lines, crowds and stress, and ultimately finding devilish gratification in knowing what others don't.

Delta plane makes emergency landing on blown tiresupdated: Fri Jun 24 2011 16:48:00

A Delta aircraft was forced to land on blown tires Friday after taking off from a Denver airport.

Delta flight returns to Atlanta airport after 'engine issue'updated: Tue Jun 21 2011 14:54:00

A Delta Air Lines plane returned to Atlanta's main airport after the crew experienced an "engine issue," the airline said early Tuesday morning.

Passengers evacuated after 'boom,' smoke after plane lands in Atlantaupdated: Sat May 28 2011 17:48:00

Passengers were evacuated from a Delta aircraft after smoke began coming from the wheel area, after it landed at Atlanta's airport Saturday afternoon, a witnesses and company official said.

Three arrested in Atlanta subway muggingupdated: Tue Apr 26 2011 01:06:00

Authorities have arrested three suspects in the assault of two Delta Air Lines employees who were mugged and beaten on Atlanta's subway earlier this month.

Prom dress made from Starburst wrappersupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 13:02:00

A Wisconsin mother spends six years creating a prom dress made out of Starburst wrappers for her daughter. KARE reports.

Airline workers mugged on Atlanta subwayupdated: Thu Apr 21 2011 12:50:00

Police say as many as two dozen youths beat and robbed two Delta Air Lines employees on Atlanta's public rail service Saturday night.

Long-distance dating: In love, will travelupdated: Fri Apr 15 2011 12:27:00

Joe Whitfield catches a flight from St. Louis to Atlanta so often he knows some of the airport gate agents by name. They're convinced he's a business traveler, but work isn't the reason he's shuttling back and forth so urgently between the two cities.

Airport smoking lounges: Here to stay?updated: Fri Mar 25 2011 17:53:00

You've probably seen the smoke-filled, glass-encased fishbowls that play host to smokers if you've passed through some of the nation's largest airports in recent years.

Travelers urged to stay away from Japanupdated: Fri Mar 11 2011 16:17:00

Tokyo airports turned into camp grounds and dazed travelers shared tales of massive delays and cancellations Friday after a powerful earthquake disrupted flights into and out of Japan.

Southeast braces for winter storm packing snow, wind and iceupdated: Sun Jan 09 2011 09:26:00

A major winter storm is expected to dump snow and ice across the southeastern United States Sunday night and Monday, potentially triggering power outages and possibly impacting travel throughout the country.

6 illegal immigrants found in truck at Atlanta airportupdated: Wed Dec 22 2010 15:00:00

Six unidentified men were found in a cargo truck at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport during a random security sweep, officials said.

No flight to catch: A glimpse at airport employees, cultureupdated: Mon Dec 20 2010 07:47:00

'Tis the season for packed airports, when Americans take flight to spread holiday cheer.

Atlanta airport customs agent charged in drug trafficking caseupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 17:03:00

A federal customs officer based at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was arrested and charged along with 13 others with drug trafficking in one of the largest ecstasy pill seizures in the country, U.S. Attorney Sally Quillian Yates announced Thursday.

Warming temps in South, but winter storm hammers upper Plainsupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 16:01:00

Temperatures were slowing warming Thursday across the South, where freezing rain glazed roads with ice, but a sprawling winter storm system remained in place across the upper Plains states.

Snow, ice make life tough in Buffaloupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 14:34:00

Western New Yorkers are trying to dig their way out of a snowy, icy mess. Affiliate WKBW reports.

Power restored at Atlanta airportupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 12:33:00

Air traffic is returning to its regular busy pace at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta, Georgia, hours after a power outage forced Delta Airlines to cancel or delay flights on Monday.

Moscow-bound jet lands safely after engine troubleupdated: Sun Nov 21 2010 21:22:00

A Delta Air Lines flight to Russia made an emergency landing Sunday evening after encountering an engine problem shortly after takeoff from New York, the Federal Aviation Administration reported.

Which airports have body-scanning technology?updated: Fri Nov 19 2010 08:11:00

Many Americans planning holiday travel have expressed concern -- even outrage -- over the the Transportation Security Administration's use of full-body scanning and enhanced pat-downs, but a large number of fliers are likely to bypass both screening procedures.

Delta plane blows 4 tires before takeoff from Atlanta airportupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 05:56:00

A Delta Air Lines plane headed to Ohio from Georgia blew a tire before take-off Thursday night -- then blew three more as it was moved to the taxiway, a spokesman said.

Stabbings suspect returns to Michigan from Georgiaupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 17:18:00

A serial killing suspect was returned to Flint, Michigan, on Thursday amid tight security from Atlanta, Georgia.

Suspected serial killer extraditedupdated: Thu Aug 26 2010 17:18:00

Authorities say Elias Abuelazam will be flown to Michigan to face charges in a serial killings case. WJRT reports.

Plane makes emergency landing after fire in cockpitupdated: Sun Jul 18 2010 02:19:00

A passenger plane made an emergency landing at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Saturday night after the pilot reported smoke and a possible fire in the cockpit, officials said.

Additional airports to get full-body scanners, feds sayupdated: Sun Mar 07 2010 11:20:00

The federal government is starting to deploy full-body scanning machines to 11 airports across the United States, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

Rare snow bears down on Deep Southupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 21:20:00

It so rarely snows in Mobile, Alabama, that the city's public works department doesn't bother keeping road salt on hand.

Alabama gets snowupdated: Fri Feb 12 2010 21:20:00

Mobile County, Alabama got hit with the snow storm that swept through the South. (no audio)

Where does snow go?updated: Fri Feb 12 2010 21:10:00

CNN's Reynolds Wolf explains where dump trucks take the snow after it's plowed from the roads.

Cold weather safety tipsupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 11:04:00

CNN Meteorologist Chad Myers has tips for how to stay safe in the frigid weather.

Nine deaths blamed on icy weatherupdated: Fri Jan 08 2010 11:04:00

The Deep South joined most of the rest of the nation in the deep freeze early Friday, as a fast-moving cold front knifed its way down to Florida.

Be nice, you might get seat next to Santaupdated: Mon Dec 21 2009 15:47:00

Go on. Ask your airline for a favor -- maybe an upgrade to business class or a waiver on a ticket change fee. While you're at it, see whether your hotel will offer you a suite for the price of a standard room.

FAA probes plane's landing in Atlantaupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 08:43:00

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how an international flight into Atlanta's major airport landed on a taxiway instead of a runway early Monday.

FAA probes plane's landing on Atlanta airport's taxiwayupdated: Thu Oct 22 2009 10:59:00

The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating how an international flight into Atlanta's major airport landed on a taxiway instead of a runway early Monday.

From carry-on to eBay: The journey of airport security bootyupdated: Mon Sep 21 2009 13:53:00

A 20-inch machete from Costa Rica. New power drills with the tags still hanging. A pile of brass knuckles and nunchucks. Tubs of golf clubs, baseball bats and 10-pound exercise weights.

Speed up the airport check-in processupdated: Mon Sep 14 2009 10:17:00

The check-in area at the airport often looks like semi-organized chaos. You have lines staffed by airline agents, areas populated with automated kiosks, luggage check-in queues, and passengers roaming around with bags and documents in hand.

Sanford e-mail to mistress: Situation 'hopelessly impossible'updated: Wed Jun 24 2009 20:50:00

South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford told the woman with whom he was having an affair they were "in a hopelessly impossible situation of love" last year when he was thought to be under consideration for the Republican vice presidential nomination, according to e-mails obtained by The State newspaper.

Clear airport security fast-lane program shuts downupdated: Tue Jun 23 2009 13:25:00

Verified Identity Pass Inc.'s Clear security system -- the program that expedited airport security line waits for paying customers -- ended operation Monday night because the company couldn't reach a consensus with its senior creditors, according to its Web site.

Atlanta airport reopens after lightning strikeupdated: Thu Apr 23 2009 23:47:00

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport was back in operation late Thursday after lightning hit the control tower and severe storms knocked out power to the area.

Atlanta airport grooving to clean musicupdated: Thu Apr 09 2009 12:46:00

Imagine arriving at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in Georgia, one of the busiest and most bustling airports in the country.

Cemetery could become a landfillupdated: Thu Dec 04 2008 19:20:00

CNN's Rick Sanchez discusses a plan to convert a historic Atlanta cemetery to a waste landfill.

TSA boosts 'behavior detection,' mulls other changesupdated: Wed Nov 19 2008 10:03:00

This holiday season, it's still shoes off and liquids out at airport security, but changes may be on the way to part of this routine, and agents will be watching much more than the contents of your carry-on.

Be ready to go on a moment's noticeupdated: Wed May 21 2008 09:51:00

My 2008 calendar could put me on the road for 90 days.

Time.com: American Cuts More Flights; Fliers Fumeupdated: Fri Apr 11 2008 11:00:00

The financial toll and loss of goodwill likely would grow as well, as the inspection-related mess spread further to other carriers and hurt an industry already bleeding cash thanks to high fuel costs

American Airlines CEO apologizes to passengers updated: Fri Apr 11 2008 08:33:00

The chief executive of American Airlines, which has grounded almost 2,500 flights over the past three days, accepted "full responsibility" Thursday for failing to meet government inspection standards.

Delta, American cancel flights to inspect planesupdated: Thu Mar 27 2008 13:55:00

Delta Air Lines and American Airlines announced Thursday the cancellations of hundreds of flights so the companies can conduct inspections on bundles of wires in some of their jets.

CNNMoney: American, Delta cancel more flightsupdated: Thu Mar 27 2008 09:21:00

American Airlines and Delta Air Lines canceled dozens of flights Thursday as they continue their inspections of wiring bundles on some of their planes.

Snowy weather leads to delaysupdated: Sun Jan 20 2008 10:41:00

Wintry weather is to blame for as many as 1,000 canceled flights at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.

Football fans prepare to chill outupdated: Sun Jan 20 2008 10:41:00

A day after seeing rare snowfall, a frozen South was waiting to thaw Sunday. Elsewhere in the nation, football fans were preparing for NFL games that promised to be cold at best -- and downright bone-chilling at worst.

Air traffic controllers' union: Shortages hurting safetyupdated: Fri Jan 11 2008 10:42:00

A shortage of experienced air traffic controllers has resulted in a "staffing emergency" that is jeopardizing safety in the sky and on runways in Atlanta, Chicago, New York and Southern California, according to the union representing the nation's 14,800 controllers.

Clear skies for Sunday flyers?updated: Mon Nov 26 2007 05:12:00

Will the opening of military airspace make for friendlier skies on the busiest travel day of the year?

Holiday travel off to a rough startupdated: Tue Nov 20 2007 05:02:00

Bad weather and an airport technical problem stalled Thanksgiving holiday travel on Monday -- and conditions are likely to worsen as Turkey Day nears.

Travelers face tighter security, possible waitsupdated: Tue Jul 03 2007 03:59:00

Travelers setting off for the Fourth of July holiday can expect tighter security at U.S. airports in response to an attack Saturday on the Glasgow airport in Scotland.

Enhanced airport securityupdated: Tue Jul 03 2007 03:59:00

Enhanced airport security

Flight delays, crowded skies may squeeze summer travelersupdated: Thu Jun 14 2007 11:31:00

Major flight delays in the northeastern United States and Atlanta, Georgia, this week could be a telling sign of what is in store for air travelers this summer.

CNNMoney: 2 sentenced in Coke trade secret caseupdated: Wed May 23 2007 15:36:00

Two former Coca-Cola employees were sentenced Wednesday to serve federal prison terms for conspiring to steal and sell trade secrets to rival Pepsi.

Two ex-Coke workers sentenced in Pepsi plot dealupdated: Wed May 23 2007 12:51:00

Two former Coca-Cola employees were sentenced Wednesday to serve federal prison terms for conspiring to steal and sell trade secrets to rival Pepsi.

Passengers safe after plane slides off runwayupdated: Sun Feb 18 2007 16:44:00

A passenger jet skidded off a runway Sunday in Cleveland and smashed through a fence while landing in high winds and heavy snow, an FAA spokeswoman said. No one was injured.

Flights canceled as storm socks Southeastupdated: Thu Feb 01 2007 06:43:00

More than 500 flights at the Atlanta and Charlotte airports were canceled as wintry weather brought rain, sleet and freezing rain across North Georgia and into the Carolinas on Thursday.

Ice storm threatens Southeast; flights canceledupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 16:07:00

A winter storm aimed its chilly sights at north Georgia, poised to deliver an icy sheen Thursday to areas north of Atlanta as cold air from the west collided with moisture from the Gulf of Mexico.

Delta: Body found in airplane's wheel wellupdated: Fri Jan 12 2007 10:35:00

A body was found in an airplane wheel well after a Delta Air Lines flight from Africa landed in Atlanta on Friday morning, airline spokeswoman Betsy Talton said.

Travel diaryupdated: Wed Aug 23 2006 07:48:00

It's almost five years since 9/11 and the woman behind the counter is saying I can't take chocolate on my flight to Atlanta.

CNNMoney: Monopoly rolls dice, changes lookupdated: Mon Apr 24 2006 08:02:00

Monopoly, invented in 1935, is getting with the times.

TSA: Computer glitch led to Atlanta airport scareupdated: Thu Apr 20 2006 13:25:00

A bomb scare that led authorities to evacuate security checkpoints at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on Wednesday was the result of a "software malfunction," Transportation Security Administration Director Kip Hawley said.

Thanksgiving travel expected to exceed pre-9/11 levelsupdated: Wed Nov 24 2004 03:31:00

Americans traveling to join friends and family for Thanksgiving are expected to brave crowds above pre-9/11 levels for the first time since the attacks, according to a AAA survey.

Relief pours in as Jeanne moves northupdated: Mon Sep 27 2004 02:02:00

Emergency officials in Florida shifted their focus from search and rescue to relief efforts Monday after Hurricane Jeanne cut a destructive path through the state.

Rising air traffic brings jump in problemsupdated: Thu Apr 22 2004 16:18:00

Traffic at the nation's airports is rebounding, but the Transportation Department's inspector general cautioned Thursday that the improvement hasn't come without problems.

Incendiary device found in Atlanta airportupdated: Wed Apr 07 2004 19:18:00

The FBI launched an investigation Wednesday into how an incendiary device ended up in a restroom at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, one of the world's busiest airports.

Delta bomb hoax probe: Man heldupdated: Mon Jan 19 2004 05:32:00

A German teenager has been arrested in the Republic of Ireland in connection with a hoax bomb threat on a trans-Atlantic passenger jet, police said.

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