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June 13th, 2014
08:18 PM ET

Air Force One to get a major facelift

Broadcast capabilities, an in-flight emergency room, and even a shower. Perhaps the most famous plane on Earth is about to be traded in for a new model, with some new perks. CNN's Tom Foreman looks at plans to create a more advanced Air Force One.


Filed under: Air travel • Tom Foreman • White House
June 10th, 2014
07:28 PM ET

FBI cracks down on aircraft laser attacks

There is a growing threat to airplanes and helicopters from an unlikely source - laser pointers. Officials say the "attacks" on aircraft are posing a great danger, and the FBI is cracking down across the country. CNN's Rene Marsh reports.


Filed under: Air travel • Law Enforcement • Rene Marsh
May 21st, 2014
07:08 PM ET

Shocking number of near-collisions

In a new report obtained by CNN, the FAA reveals how many times a year there are near-collisions at airports and in the skies. CNN's René Marsh reports on the growing fears that these situations are on the rise.


Filed under: Air travel • Rene Marsh
April 23rd, 2014
06:35 PM ET

Real-time flight tracking imminent?

After weeks of searching for MH370, investigators are debating a controversial proposal that may help avoid a nightmare like this in the future. CNN's Brian Todd reports on the idea to track flights in real time.

April 18th, 2014
07:20 PM ET

U.S. plane spotted in Tehran?

Photos show an American corporate airplane on a runway in Iran, where U.S. businesses are prevented from doing business because of sanctions. What is it doing there? CNN's Suzanne Malveaux investigates.


Filed under: Air travel • Iran • Suzanne Malveaux
February 14th, 2014
07:03 PM ET

Weather not the sole cause of travel woes

With more than 13,000 flights canceled this week, CNN's Chad Myers breaks down why so many airplanes have been grounded along the East Coast.


Filed under: Air travel • Chad Myers • Weather
January 14th, 2014
06:45 PM ET

Third person in Southwest plane cockpit may have distracted pilots

The Southwest plane that landed at the wrong airport in Missouri had a third person in the cockpit, and authorities are investigating whether or not that may have caused the dangerous mistake. CNN's René Marsh reports.


Filed under: Air travel • Rene Marsh • Southwest Airlines
January 13th, 2014
06:47 PM ET

Plane lands at wrong airport: What went wrong?

Our own Brian Todd goes into a simulator to take a look at what could have caused pilots of a Southwest flight to land at the wrong airport.

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Filed under: Air travel • Brian Todd
December 12th, 2013
09:09 PM ET

Can you hear me now - from the skies?

As the Federal Communications Commission considers lifting the ban on cell phone use on planes, the Department of Transportation and Congress are weighing whether to outlaw phone calls - after passengers across the country express their disapproval for in-flight chats. CNN's René Marsh reports.


Filed under: Air travel • Cell phones • Rene Marsh
December 3rd, 2013
06:57 PM ET

Frequent flier revoked for complaining

The Supreme Court weighs in on a rabbi's frequent flier privileges revoked because an airline said he was complaining.


Filed under: Air travel • Joe Johns
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