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Israel to open new international airport near Red Sea

Israel to open new international airport near Red SeaIsrael was to inaugurate a new international airport Monday in its desert south meant to boost tourism to the nearby Red Sea and serve as an emergency alternative to Tel Aviv’s Ben-Gurion airport. The official ceremony was scheduled to begin at 11:30 am (0930 GMT) with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in attendance. Initially Ramon Airport will handle only domestic flights, operated by Israeli carriers Arkia and Israir.



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Omaha airport reopens after Southwest Airlines plane goes off runway

Omaha airport reopens after Southwest Airlines plane goes off runwayThe airport tweeted out a statement Friday afternoon about the incident, and followed up with several additional tweets.



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6 Ways to Beat the Lines at Airport Security During the Government Shutdown

6 Ways to Beat the Lines at Airport Security During the Government ShutdownWorried about long security lines at the airport due to the federal government shutdown? There’s a lot you can do to navigate around them if you know what special programs are worth paying up for…



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Snow leaves plane in tail-stand at Truckee Tahoe Airport

Snow leaves plane in tail-stand at Truckee Tahoe Airport'SIERRA CEMENT:' The snow was so thick and heavy, it caused a plane at the Truckee Tahoe Airport to stand up on its back end.



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Government shutdown: Passenger takes gun through airport security check onto international flight

Government shutdown: Passenger takes gun through airport security check onto international flightA passenger managed to board plane with a gun in their hand luggage after being screened by security at an American airport. Having accidentally packed their firearm, the unnamed traveller managed get on to the Delta Air Lines plane to Tokyo at the Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport on 3 January, the US Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has admitted. After realising their mistake after the aircraft had taken off, the passenger immediately alerted staff on board, who in turn told the TSA.



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Absences among U.S. airport screeners jump as shutdown drags on

Absences among U.S. airport screeners jump as shutdown drags onUnscheduled absences among federal airport security screeners jumped on Sunday, forcing a checkpoint and ticket counter to close in Houston, as a partial government shutdown that has frozen pay checks moved into its 23rd day. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), the agency responsible for airport security screening, said unscheduled absences among its employees rose to 7.7 percent from 5.6 percent on Saturday. The TSA said in a statement on Sunday that security had not been compromised at U.S. airports.



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Government shutdown: TSA absences cause airport delays, terminal closures

Government shutdown: TSA absences cause airport delays, terminal closuresTravel troubles from the government shutdown continue to mount, with some airports closing select security checkpoints to handle staffing shortages.



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Brooksville airport: Person 'decapitated by helicopter blades' in Florida

Brooksville airport: Person 'decapitated by helicopter blades' in FloridaAuthorities are investigating a decapitation involving a helicopter at a Florida airport, according to multiple local media reports. A Fire Rescue official, confirmed to local CBS station 10News that the victim was decapitated by the rotor of the helicopter. Deputies of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office are on the scene at Flight Path Drive in the grounds surrounding the airport.



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Brooksville airport: Person 'decapitated by helicopter blades' in Florida

Brooksville airport: Person 'decapitated by helicopter blades' in FloridaAuthorities are investigating a decapitation involving a helicopter at a Florida airport, according to multiple local media reports. A Fire Rescue official, confirmed to local CBS station 10News that the victim was decapitated by the rotor of the helicopter. Deputies of the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office are on the scene at Flight Path Drive in the grounds surrounding the airport.



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Man killed in helicopter accident at Tampa Bay area airport.

Man killed in helicopter accident at Tampa Bay area airport.Aerial footage of Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport where officials investigate the scene of the accident.



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