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3/20/2019

A woman who tried to open an airplane door during a flight from Indianapolis was taken into custody by Wayne County Airport Authority police after the plane landed at Michigan's Detroit Metropolitan Airport. Airport officials say the woman was experiencing a medical emergency.

3/20/2019

A Hawaiian Airlines flight to Los Angeles International Airport turned back after about two hours due to unruly passengers. Law enforcement officers met the flight in Honolulu, and all passengers deplaned while the plane was cleaned and restocked.

3/20/2019

Heavy rains have led to a rare super bloom of wildflowers between the runways at Los Angeles International Airport.

3/20/2019

The South Jersey Transportation Authority wants to mow a 230-acre swath of grassland at Atlantic City International Airport. The grassland has been maintained as a habitat for endangered upland sandpipers and threatened grasshopper sparrows.

3/20/2019

American Airlines in June will offer more early-morning and evening flights between Alabama's Huntsville International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.

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3/20/2019

The Connecticut Airport Authority plans to use revenue bonds to pay for a new $210 million consolidated rental car area and ground-transportation facility at Bradley International Airport. Customer facility charges paid by rental car customers will be used to repay the bonds.

3/20/2019

The New Mexico Legislature has passed a funding bill that includes $9 million to expand the terminal at Santa Fe Regional Airport. Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham has until April 5 to act on the bill.

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3/20/2019

Louisiana's Lafayette Regional Airport began work on a new terminal building in November and hopes to have it open for business in early 2022. The 120,000-square-foot terminal will have five gates expandable to seven and two security lines, with space for a third.

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3/20/2019

Officials from Washington's Seattle-Tacoma International Airport on Tuesday laid out expansion plans in an appearance before the Washington State Transportation Commission. Plans include building a new International Arrivals Facility, expanding the Alaska Airlines terminal and implementing an automated security process.

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3/19/2019

NVIDIA has unveiled its Safety Force Field technology, which is designed to protect autonomous vehicles, their occupants and other vehicles. The platform provides decision-making policy in a motion-planning stack that analyzes and makes predictions of unsafe actions on roadways.

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