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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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FAA Probes JetBlue’s Las Vegas Emergency Landing

Federal aviation officials are investigating emergency landing in Las Vegas last weekend of a New York-bound aircraft that circled for almost four hours after the pilot reported a hydraulic system failure.

06/21/2012

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Southwest Pilot Aborts Vegas-Bound Flight

A Southwest Airlines flight from Burbank to Las Vegas was aborted after an unusual noise was heard in the back of the plane during takeoff.

05/29/2012

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Two More Crash Victims Identified

A Kansas couple celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary were among the five people who died in the crash of a tour helicopter near Lake Mead.

12/08/2011

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Reid: Compromise In Hand To Reopen FAA

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration could soon be fully operational again. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says Congress has reached a bipartisan compromise to end the partial shutdown that has idled 74,000 transportation […]

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–08/05/2011

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Two Dead In Nevada Bound Plane Crash

Northern Arizona authorities say two men are dead after a small plane headed to Nevada crashed near the North Rim of the Grand Canyon.

NewsRadio 100.5 KXNT–07/30/2011

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FAA Touts Vegas Air Controller Training Simulator

The Federal Aviation Administration is touting the use of a computerized training simulator in Las Vegas that officials say helps air traffic controllers learn to direct aircraft at busy McCarran Airport.

07/20/2011

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Dueling Ferris Wheel Projects Capture Las Vegas’ Attention

LAS VEGAS (CBS) – The FAA has approved plans to build a giant observation wheel on the Las Vegas Strip. Developer Howard Bulloch of Compass Investments released details of the project Monday to reporters, local […]

CBS Las Vegas–05/24/2011

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