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Local kids get taste of airline travel

Forty kids from the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Washington spent Tuesday evening at Dulles International Airport getting a taste of what it's like to get ready to fly in a Qatar Airways 777.

Monday - 03/04/2013, 02:48pm EST

Tags: Bob Madigan, Man About Town, Qatar Airways, boys and girls club


2 United planes clip wings at Dulles gate

United Airlines says two airplanes clipped wings at a gate at Dulles International Airport.

Thursday - 01/24/2013, 05:11pm EST

Tags: air travel, travel safety, united airlines

Dulles airport travelers at higher risk of secondhand smoke

Dulles International is one of five major airports with designated smoking areas. A study released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found air pollution is five times higher in airports with inside smoking areas compared to those that are smoke- free.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 08:57am EST

Tags: smoking, travel, CDC, andrew mollenbeck


Traveling in the D.C. area may be smoother this Thanksgiving

There are some good signs for travelers in our area, who will be heading out-of-town this week for Thanksgiving.

Friday - 11/16/2012, 02:38pm EST

Tags: BWI Marshall Airport, express lanes, Reagan National Airport, Max Smith

Special Olympic athletes pull 82-ton plane

A team of Special Olympic athletes pulled an 82-ton FedEx Airbus cargo plane at Dulles International Airport on Saturday.

Saturday - 09/22/2012, 07:07pm EDT

Tags: special olympics,

Dulles officials find cocaine in honey and cream jars

Cocaine stashed inside double-lined plastic honey and cream jars and allegedly destined for Maryland addresses was discovered by Customs and Border Protection officers at Washington Dulles International Airport on Saturday.

Tuesday - 09/18/2012, 03:39pm EDT

Tags: cocaine,

Sept. 11 tribute ride roars through Mid-Atlantic

Hundreds of motorcycles will ride through the region Saturday morning in memory of those who died in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Saturday - 08/18/2012, 08:13am EDT

Tags: Dulles Toll Road, motorcade, traffic,

Audit faults contracting, expenses on MWAA board

A federal audit of the board that oversees Dulles and Reagan airports is questioning the board's policies for awarding contracts and reimbursing travel expenses.

Tuesday - 05/15/2012, 03:16pm EDT

Tags: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, Metrorail, Frank Wolf

Dulles one of the worst airports; BWI one of the best

Dulles is the seventh worst airport in the country, according to Travel + Leisure Magazine. In contrast, readers rated BWI Thurgood Marshall as one of the best.

Wednesday - 05/02/2012, 03:02pm EDT

Tags: Travel and Leisure, bwi, airport

Space shuttle Enterprise to depart D.C. Friday

The space shuttle Enterprise is scheduled to depart Dulles International Airport Friday morning and make its trip to a new home in New York City.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 05:58pm EDT

Tags: space shuttle Enterprise, NASA

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