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Airports Brace For Delays From Furloughs

Commercial airline flights moved smoothly throughout most of the country on Sunday, but experts say the first real test is Monday when traffic increases amid furloughs of air traffic controllers resulting from government spending cuts.

04/22/2013

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International Travelers Up At McCarran

Officials in Las Vegas say McCarran International Airport handled 3.7 percent fewer passengers in February than a year earlier.

03/29/2013

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JetBlue Passengers Endure ‘Four Hours Of Hell’ During Flight

A JetBlue plane departing from Las Vegas and heading toward New York suffered severe mechanical issues, resulting in a flight some passengers called “four hours of hell.”

06/20/2012

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Scientists: Iceland’s Grimsvotn Volcano Erupting

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) – Iceland’s most active volcano has started erupting, scientists said Saturday — just over a year after another eruption on the North Atlantic island shut down European air traffic for days. Iceland’s […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/21/2011

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