News tagged with airports

160 flights disrupted after Tokyo airport glitch

More than 160 flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda airport were disrupted Thursday after a computer glitch hit a new air radar system hours after it was installed, the transport ministry said.

dateJan 14, 2010 in Other
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EU nations divided on use of airport body scanners

(AP) -- European nations were sharply divided Thursday over the need to install full-body scanners at European airports, with some EU members playing down the need for beefed-up security measures.

dateJan 07, 2010 in Other
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Glitch snarls air traffic in latest woes for FAA

(AP) -- For the second time in a little more than a year, a glitch at one of the two centers that handle flight plans for the nation's air travel system set off delays and cancellations for passengers around ...

dateNov 19, 2009 in Other
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Wi-Fi for travelers becomes Web marketing lure

(AP) -- Google, Yahoo, eBay and Microsoft, competitors on the Web, all have the same idea for marketing themselves this holiday season: temporarily providing free Wi-Fi access in airports, airplanes and public places.

dateNov 10, 2009 in Telecom
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Purchase Carbon Offsets at the Airport

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the activities that puts a great deal of carbon dioxide into the environment is air travel. Air travel is one of the ways that individuals contribute to an increase in pollution and ...

dateSep 21, 2009 in Environment weblog
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Clone ranger sniffs out airport drugs

A cloned sniffer dog has proved itself smarter than the average pup by detecting drugs at South Korea's main airport just weeks after starting service, officials said Wednesday.

dateAug 12, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Small aftershock rattles downtown Los Angeles

(AP) -- A small but widely felt aftershock jolted the Los Angeles region Tuesday, two days after a magnitude-4.7 earthquake struck. An apartment building in Long Beach was evacuated due to roof damage but there were no reports ...

dateMay 20, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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