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3 years 6 months ago

Suspicious cargo at Dulles not a danger

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Police and airport officials say there was nothing harmful about suspicious boxes on a cargo pallet that prompted an hours-long evacuation of several gates at Dulles International Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Rob Yingling says a detection dog alerted handlers to boxes on a...

3 years 6 months ago

Dulles Airport evacuated because of suspicious item

CHANTILLY, Va. (AP) - Officials at Dulles International Airport have evacuated an area around a cargo container including several gates in a concourse that houses mostly international carriers after a suspicious item was found there. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority spokesman Rob Yingling says the item was found Saturday afternoon...

4 years 9 months ago

Non-stop flight to Dulles announced

United Airlines will soon begin a new non-stop flight from the Colorado Springs Airport to Dulles Airport near Washington, D.C. An official announcement will be made at 8 a.m. Wednesday. The flight will leave daily just before 9 a.m. and return around 8:30 p.m. It's the only non-stop flight...

4 years 10 months ago

Sleeping woman left on plane for 4 hours

Airline officials are trying to figure out how a sleeping passenger was left aboard a flight for four hours after it landed in Philadelphia. According to police and the Transportation Security Administration, the passenger didn't wake up when her United Express flight from Dulles airport outside Washington landed shortly...

4 years 10 months ago

Safe emergency landing after fire in cockpit

A fire in the cockpit of a United Airlines flight from New York to Los Angeles caused an emergency landing outside Washington, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said. The fire aboard the Boeing 757 was extinguished before the plane landed Sunday night at Dulles International Airport and...

5 years 1 week ago

Swine flu shots, while you wait

Grabbing a bite to eat, or picking up a magazine aren't the only options for passengers waiting for a flight at a Washington-area airport. Now, travelers can get a swine flu shot while they wait. State and local health officials are giving free H1N1 vaccinations at Dulles International Airport...

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