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Dr. Gridlock: New problems with phase 2 of the Silver Line

There are cracks in the girders that will support the Silver Line tracks at Dulles International Airport forcing crews to halt work on that portion of the project until officials can determine the cause and whether the girders can be repaired or will have to be replaced, project officials said Wednesday.Read full article >>

Three injured on flight that lands at Dulles after plane encounters bumps

Three people were taken from Washington Dulles International Airport for medical treatment Saturday after a flight that landed there reported turbulence while en route, authorities said.The three had been on board United Airlines flight...Show More Summary

The government tested facial recognition tech on thousands of travelers at a Washington area airport

Facial recognition technology isn't science fiction -- and the federal government has already used it on thousands of Americans entering the United States through Dulles International Airport.The U.S. Customs and Border Protection used a facial recognition system on around 5,000 people with U.S. Show More Summary

Fire damages high-rise building near Dulles International Airport

A two-alarm fire damaged a high-rise building near Dulles International Airport Tuesday night that houses corporate offices of the Time-Warner cable company, authorities said.The 12-story building is just west of the airport, in the 13800 block of Sunrise Valley Drive in the Herndon area of Fairfax County. Read full article >>

New facial recognition technology under scrutiny

2 months agoTechnology : Tech Talk

For the next three months, airport customs and border agents will test facial recognition that aims to identify foreigners who stay in the United States too long. Kris Van Cleave reports from Washington Dulles International Airport on how the new technology has some worried anonymity will be a thing of the past.

Dr. Gridlock: Come sound off about noise at National Airport

Passenger traffic has increased dramatically at Reagan National over the last few years — to the point where its expected to pass its larger cousin, Dulles International Airport, in passenger traffic sometime this year.Read full article >>

Dr. Gridlock: Two try to take guns through airport security, get caught

Two people from Virginia were caught at Reagan National Airport and Dulles International Airport this weekend when they attempted to carry handguns through security checkpoints, the Transportation Security Administration said Monday.Read full article >>

Dr. Gridlock: Dulles Airport to host emergency exercise Saturday

If you see smoke and flames at Dulles International Airport on Saturday, don’t panic.It’s only a drill.The airport is holding an emergency preparedness exercise to give personnel from across the region a chance to practice their response to a large-scale plane crash. Show More Summary

Washington: Have to Transfer Between Washington's IAD and BWI Airports? Good Luck.

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : Jaunted

There's no way to win when it comes to transferring between Washington DC's Dulles International Airport (IAD) and Baltimore-Washington Airport (BWI). You either pay a ton for a taxi for the drive through Beltway traffic with a minimum...Show More Summary

Plane with engine trouble lands safely at Dulles

A plane suffering from engine trouble made an unplanned, safe landing at Dulles International Airport on Monday afternoon.Airport spokeswoman Kimberly Gibbs said that Silver Airways Flight 136, which was bound for Dubois, Pa., landed without incident at Dulles after the engine problem became apparent.Read full article >>

This Photo of a Smoking Room's Ceiling Will Make You Want to Put Down That Cigarette

This striking photo of the smoking room at Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia recently surfaced on Reddit. The stark contrast between the ceilings in the nonsmoking room and smoking room is serving as a visual reminder to many about how harmful smoke can be to your health. Show More Summary

Crazed Penn State Prof Busted for Flying While Liberal

Many of you probably saw the network news reports about the United Airlines flight yesterday that returned to Dulles International airport when a crazed passenger yelling something about Jihad was restrained by other passengers. What...Show More Summary

Scary Moment of the Day: Man Rushes Cockpit Aboard United Airlines Flight

4 months agoHumor / odd : The Daily What

A United Airlines flight from D.C. to Denver returned to Dulles International Airport Monday night after one of the passengers sprinted toward the cockpit shouting about jihad. He was quickly tackled by some of the other passengers, and fight attendants eventually restrained him with plastic cuffs. Show More Summary

United Airlines Flight 1074 Passengers Tackle Man Allegedly Claiming To Have Bomb (VIDEO)

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

United Airlines passengers say they had to tackle a man who rushed the cockpit claiming he had a bomb. Flight 1074, which was headed for Denver, was abruptly grounded at Dulles International Airport in Virginia on Monday night "after...Show More Summary

United Airlines Flight Returns To Dulles After Onboard Disturbance

4 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON (AP) — A United Airlines spokesman says a flight headed from Washington, D.C., to Denver had to return to Dulles International Airport after a passenger failed to comply with crew instructions. Spokesman Luke Punzenberger said in an emailed statement that Flight 1074 returned after takeoff Monday evening. Show More Summary

Muslim American caught up in post-9/11 sweep gets an apology

5 months agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

Abdullah al-Kidd approached the Dulles International Airport ticket counter in March 2003 expecting to catch a flight to Saudi Arabia to study Arabic and Islamic law.

My Disappearing Flight Itinerary Led to an Unexpected Upgrade

6 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

I am currently at Washington Dulles International Airport after just having received an unexpected upgrade to seat 1D on a Canadair CRJ700 (EV) regional jet aircraft operated by Delta Connection on the flight segment from Minneapolis...Show More Summary

A Nice Little Touch From Delta Air Lines; Yet More Outrage With SkyMiles…

6 months agoTravel / Air Travel : The Gate

While I was waiting for my flight at Washington Dulles International Airport, I spotted a cart off to the far right side of the gate at which I was sitting; and I saw people taking items from the cart. The sign on the cart had Have One On Us. Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Get Sorted Into These Hogwart's Houses By Tom Felton

Kim Kardashian lands on an arriving flight into Dulles International Airport on Saturday morning (January 24) in Washington, D.C. The 34-year-old reality star came into town with her rapper husband, Kanye West. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Kim Kardashian Earlier that same week, Harry Potter star Tom Felton stopped by The Huffington Post [...]

Overnight Open Thread (11-27-2014) - Happy Thanksgiving Edition

What Is America's Worst Airport? And here are the results of a poll by Gizmodo: 8) Kansas City International Airport 7) Dulles International Airport 6) Philadelphia International Airport 5) Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport 4) Newark Liberty International Airport 3)...

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