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Monitoring system in place to track jet noise near airport

Oct. 25, 2021 09:56 AM EDT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A new sound monitoring system is in place near the Burlington International Airport to track noise made by aircraft using the airport. The installation of the $340,000 system comes in response to the 2019 arrival of F-35 fighter jets at the...

Airline to offer nonstop flights to Minneapolis

Oct. 20, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

SOUTH BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — An airline is coming to the Burlington International Airport offering seasonal nonstop flights to Minneapolis starting next June. Airport officials made the announcement about Sun Country Airlines, based in Minneapolis, on Tuesday. ...

Virus: Morocco suspending UK, Germany, Netherlands flights

Oct. 20, 2021 10:20 AM EDT

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Morocco is suspending until further notice all flights to and from the United Kingdom, Germany and the Netherlands amid rising coronavirus infections in those countries. The new restriction will come into force just before midnight Wednesday, the North African...

Amazon eyes Albuquerque airport for new cargo facility

Oct. 19, 2021 11:02 AM EDT

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Amazon is eying the airport of New Mexico's most populous city as the site for construction of a new cargo facility. City Council members on Monday formally proposed a lease agreement for Seattle-based Amazon to build a 30,750-square-foot cargo...

Cyprus: U.N. checks plane suspected of Libya embargo breach

Oct. 15, 2021 09:22 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — United Nations inspectors have completed their examination of a small aircraft stored in Cyprus that was reportedly suspected of violating a U.N. arms embargo on Libya, an aviation official in the east Mediterranean island nation said Friday. ...

1 dead, 21 injured as severe storm hits Hong Kong

Oct. 13, 2021 11:45 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — A strong tropical storm bearing down on Hong Kong on Wednesday left one person dead and 21 others injured, as city authorities suspended classes, stock market trading and government services. Typhoon Kompasu moved across the South China Sea before...

Rail link to LaGuardia Airport put on hold after criticism

Oct. 12, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A $2 billion project to build a rail link connecting New York City to LaGuardia Airport was officially put on hold Tuesday, after weeks of criticism from public officials and a lawsuit from neighborhood and environmental groups. In a news release, the...

Israel a step closer to commercial drones with latest tests

Oct. 11, 2021 16:26 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Dozens of drones floated through the skies of Tel Aviv on Monday, ferrying cartons of ice cream and sushi across the city in an experiment that officials hope provided a glimpse of the not-too-distant future. Israel's National Drone Initiative, a...

Spirit Airlines flights start from New Hampshire to Florida

Oct. 07, 2021 17:08 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Spirit Airlines, the first new airline at the Manchester-Boston Regional Airport in 17 years, has started nonstop flights to Florida, and it announced a new route to South Carolina. Spirit's nonstop service to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood...

Attempted carjacking attempt closes RDU parking deck

Sep. 29, 2021 11:40 AM EDT

MORRISVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A parking deck at Raleigh-Durham International Airport was closed for about two hours Tuesday night while officials responded to a report of an attempted carjacking, the airport said. The airport said in a statements that the parking deck was...