An air traffic controller from North Carolina was taken into custody Friday at the Charlotte Douglas International airport after authorities found a pipe bomb and other weapons in his home. Photo: Mecklenburg County Sheriff's Office Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
An air traffic controller accused of possessing a weapon of mass destruction has lost his airport access and could lose his freedom as well. George Dandan, who worked at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, was arrested Friday and charged with possession of a weapon of mass destruction, acquiring...
Mahshid Mazooji has gone viral after she danced the night away at Charlotte Douglas International Airport because she missed her connecting flight and was stranded overnight.
After missing her connecting flight, Mahshid Mazooji found herself stranded overnight at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Rather than fume over the inconvenience and delay in her travels, Mazooji made the best of the situation by turning her unintentional overnight into an awesome Lionel Richie “All Night Long” dance party. Show More Summary
Mahshid Mazooji missed her connecting flight and was stuck at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport overnight. Instead of being angry about it, she made of a fun, impromptu video of herself dancing in the airport to Lionel Richie's...Show More Summary
A few years ago, we posted a video that Richard Dunn made when he was stranded overnight at an empty airport. The Charlotte Douglas International Airport wasn't totally empty when Mahshid Mazooji was stranded there overnight on a recent trip, so she enlisted the help of fellow passengers and airport staff in making a video that cheered everyone up. Show More Summary
The holiday travel season will soon be upon us. Family and friends will be on their way to the Carolinas and looking forward to visiting you and the Queen City, so why are you stressing?The airport you say? The Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CDIA)? Really?Ahhh, yes its a nightmare all right. Show More Summary
Someone has taken two copies of the Quran from the chapel at Charlotte Douglas International Airport and left a note criticizing the Islamic holy book.
McClatchy: “Five days before the November election, a Russian billionaire’s jet wheeled to a stop at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Less than 90 minutes later, Donald Trump’s campaign jet arrived on the same tarmac for an afternoon campaign rally in [...]
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Five days before the November election, a Russian billionaire’s jet wheeled to a stop at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Less than 90 minutes later, Donald Trump’s campaign jet arrived on the same tarmac for an afternoon campaign rally in nearby Concord. Who...
Five days before the November election, a Russian billionaire’s jet wheeled to a stop at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. Less than 90 minutes later, Donald Trump’s campaign jet arrived on … Click to Continue »
An American Airlines plane had to make an emergency landing after striking a deer on the runway of Charlotte Douglas International airport on Wednesday. Fuel began leaking from the plane directly after it hit the deer, resulting in an...Show More Summary
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For years Cedar Posts has been saying the airport perimeter fence at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CDIA) was worthless. Now according to the Associated Press - Two people jumped the fences that protect the runways and planes at Charlotte Douglas International Airport in 2015. Show More Summary
American Airlines has a 93% market share at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, but that doesn’t mean other airlines don’t want to grow. On Monday, the airport took an early step on a $200 million construction project intended to add nine gates to a 13-gate concourse that is used primarily by non-hub [...]
The Carolina Panthers returned to Charlotte without a Lombardi Trophy, but plenty of fans were there to welcome the team regardless. An estimated 1,000 fans met the team's plane at Charlotte Douglas International Airport, and hundreds...Show More Summary
Charlotte Douglas International Airport, the second busiest hub for the world’s biggest airline, has been designated as the site for a unique effort by NASA to update the country’s antiquated air traffic management system. NASA’s effort, called ATD2 for airspace technology demonstration two, would bring better flight management software to the [...]
Earlier this week, the Charlotte Observer ran a lengthy piece (1,500 word +) on negotiations between American Airlines and the city about terms for a new lease for the airline out at Charlotte Douglas International Airport. The article provides two bits of information that we didn’t have before: • American Airlines’ current 30-year lease, inherited […]
I always thought it was a bit curious how Brent Cagle, who had been at Charlotte Douglas International Airport for less than a year, was named interim aviation director after Jerry Orr’s departure. Seems that that isn’t the only curious personnel decision out at the airport, as Assistant Aviation Director Herbert Judon, who is black, […]
You don't have to settle for fast food anymore. Over the past few years, the dining scene has improved at Charlotte Douglas. While there are still many fast food options, there are some new, bright spots among all the chains. With a little effort, it's possible to find local beers, big burgers and some lighter options in the terminal. Show More Summary