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United axes some regional routes to/from Dulles

A number of factors, including a regional-jet-pilot shortage, have led United Airlines to announce plans for axing a number of routes from Washington Dulles International Airport next spring. Some of the cuts may be temporary, the airline reported. Cities that no...

Aer Lingus aims to double Dulles service in spring

In another hopeful aviation sign, Aer Lingus has announced plans to double service between Washington Dulles International Airport and Dublin starting next spring. Effective March 27 – and assuming pandemic conditions permit – the airline aims to add a new...

Local airports expected to be at 80% of pre-pandemic levels in 2022

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport are likely to return to about 80 percent of 2019 passenger levels in the coming year, the CEO of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority told authority board members on...

Reagan National sees region’s best on-time performance

You’d have been more likely to get off the ground on time at Ronald Reagan National Airport during the summer months than at the region’s two other airports, according to new federal data. On-time-departure rates stood at 76.3 percent for...

United augments service between D.C., NYC

United Airlines has launched nearly hourly shuttle service between Ronald Reagan National Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport, and has added additional service between Washington Dulles International Airport and LaGuardia Airport. The result: United is now operating an average of...

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...

Editor’s Notebook: That explains it!

Some data came over the transom this week from the airline trade group Airlines for America, which suggested that Reagan National Airport – which has been terribly negatively affected by the impact of the COVID era – was primed...

New data suggest a turning point at Reagan National

After a year and a half of darkness, is there finally some light (at the end of the tunnel) for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport? New data suggest the airport, which has had one of the most sluggish returns to...

County’s commitment to protecting residents from aircraft noise questioned

Do Arlington leaders really have their heads in the game and their hearts in the effort to protect county residents from bearing the brunt of noise emanating from jets using Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport? Count Alice Doyle as one...

Editorial: The past is always, always, always prologue

News alert: The chairman of the Arlington County Board has sent a letter to the Federal Aviation Administration, complaining that planes departing National Airport are deviating from approved air corridors, leading to noise in local neighborhoods. Keep in mind, we...
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