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Airport officials celebrate opening of service to Jordan

In another feather in its cap as efforts to move past COVID intensify, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority recently celebrated the launch of new nonstop service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Amman...

Airport-terminal project inches ever closer to final completion

It was nearly a year ago – April 20, 2021 – that the first arriving flight taxied into the new 14-gate regional-jet concourse at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. And although the construction project is nearly complete, there are still...

Allegiant plans further expansion at Dulles

In another good sign for the region’s aviation recovery, Allegiant Air is set to double its number of nonstop destinations from Washington Dulles International Airport this spring. Beginning April 21, the ultra-low-cost carrier will add year-round twice-weekly service to both...

New terminal pier at DCA now 99.8% complete

It’s a milestone that will pass largely unnoticed by the traveling public, but another step toward final completion of the massive “Project Journey” expansion program at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Only final inspections on remaining punchlist items are left...

Airports Authority celebrates (again) Reagan National updates

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority leaders on Oct. 20 took a victory lap of sorts, reliving the glories of a week before marking progress in facilities at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Changes that have come to the airport, and others...

Improvements at Reagan National win applause from leaders

Travelers won’t be using the new Transportation Security Administration (TSA) checkpoints at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport for another few weeks, but regional and state leaders gathered Oct. 13 to celebrate a number of milestones at the airport’s billion-dollar...

African carrier drops Dulles for BWI

In a blow to its rebound efforts – albeit perhaps not a massive one – Washington Dulles International Airport has lost a new carrier even before service commenced. Air Senegal, which in the spring announced plans to connect Dulles to...

Upcoming event to showcase WWII warbirds

The Capital Wing of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF), based in Culpeper, is bringing its “World War II Warbird Showcase” to Warrenton-Fauquier Airport the weekend of May 22 and 23. Residents in Northern Virginia will have the opportunity to buy...
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‘Old School’ column: The deluge!

Yes, I know this has been a banner year for that wet stuff falling from the sky, but the...
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