AIRPORT - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AIRPORT News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58343236-68/runway-airport-debris-http.html.csp">AP PHOTOS: Workers clear debris from busy runway</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID GOLDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 11:11AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Nearly 100 workers at the world’s busiest airport are volunteering their time to pick up trash that could be dangerous when planes land and take off. On Wednesday, the fifth runway at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport was closed for about 30 minutes so employees could look for debris. According to the airport website, the fifth runway opened in 2006 and averages more than 100,000 landings and takeoffs per year. Among the junk collected: pebbles, washers, ball bearings an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583432362014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T11:11:02.469-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343236@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:11:02 MDT Op-ed: Export-Import Bank subsidy threatens U.S. airline jobs http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314542-82/bank-lake-salt-delta.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58314542-82/bank-lake-salt-delta.html.csp">Op-ed: Export-Import Bank subsidy threatens U.S. airline jobs</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Perry Sloan</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-22T18:31:15.867-06:00">Updated Aug 22, 2014 06:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Earlier this year, the Brookings Institution reported that out of the nation’s top 100 metropolitan areas, Salt Lake City had the ninth best economic performance during the recession and recovery. According to The Salt Lake Tribune, the number of jobs in Salt Lake City increased by 3.1 percent during that time and home prices dropped 19 percent. In short, the Crossroads of the West fared much better economically in recent years than most metropolitan areas in the United States. One of the chie...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314542@www.sltrib.com Fri, 22 Aug 2014 18:31:15 MDT Man with 453 piercings denied entry to Dubai http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58306041-68/dubai-buchholz-entry-piercings.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58306041-68/dubai-buchholz-entry-piercings.html.csp">Man with 453 piercings denied entry to Dubai</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ADAM SCHRECK</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-17T11:10:44.203-06:00">Updated Aug 17, 2014 11:10AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dubai, United Arab Emirates • A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub. His look may have been a step too far for the Gulf’s most liberal city, where a carefully cultivated reputation for tolerance and cutting-edge cosmopolitanism occasionally clashes with the region’s conservative Islamic values. Rolf Buchholz, 55, was tr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583060412014-08-17T11:10:44.203-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-17T11:10:44.203-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58306041@www.sltrib.com Sun, 17 Aug 2014 11:10:44 MDT Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58301806-79/fire-cigarettes-devices-plane.html.csp">Official: Feds should look at e-cigarettes on planes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PHILIP MARCELO</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00">Updated Aug 15, 2014 05:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Boston • Federal authorities should consider further restrictions for electronic cigarettes on planes, airport officials said after one of the devices apparently started a small fire that forced passengers to briefly evacuate a plane last weekend. Ed Freni, director of aviation at the Massachusetts Port Authority, which operates Boston’s Logan International Airport, said the device was packed in a passenger’s checked luggage and burned a small hole in the bag. He said it could have been far more...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583018062014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-15T17:17:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58301806@www.sltrib.com Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:17:02 MDT SLC airport parking, taxi revenues not hurt by TRAX http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288298-90/2013-airport-april-average.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/politics/58288298-90/2013-airport-april-average.html.csp">SLC airport parking, taxi revenues not hurt by TRAX</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Lee Davidson</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T14:17:06.555-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 02:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New TRAX trains are showing they can peacefully coexist with taxis and airport parking as they all compete for travelers at Salt Lake City International Airport. TRAX — which began running to the airport in April 2013 — appears to be attracting more riders than projected in its first year-plus of operation, according to the Utah Transit Authority. At the same time, the airport reports that its parking revenue has increased despite the extra competition — although overall parking is down slightly...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288298@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:17:06 MDT Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288205-79/airport-strikes-birds-bird.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58288205-79/airport-strikes-birds-bird.html.csp">Airport tests new way to avoid deadly bird strikes</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By SCOTT MAYEROWITZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00">Updated Aug 12, 2014 04:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">When birds and planes collide, the result can be deadly. That’s why airports work hard to keep birds away, even resorting to shooting or poisoning large flocks. One Ohio airport is now experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass. Heavy birds like geese — which cause the most damage to planes — are believed to avoid long grasses because they fear predators might be hiding within. So officials at Dayton International Airport are converting up to 300 acr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582882052014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-12T16:40:36.803-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58288205@www.sltrib.com Tue, 12 Aug 2014 16:40:36 MDT New air tour owner vows respect for Grand Teton http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284405-79/park-jackson-grand-hole.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58284405-79/park-jackson-grand-hole.html.csp">New air tour owner vows respect for Grand Teton</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T10:55:02.826-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jackson, Wyo. • The owner of a new commercial scenic air tour business based out of the Jackson airport in Grand Teton National Park says his routes will not disturb park visitors. “We don’t need to fly in the park to give people an amazing aerial tour,” Peter Lindell, owner and director of operations for Fly Jackson Hole, said. Lindell said the scenic tour side of the business is still in a startup phase, but potential scenic routes would take clients over the Gros Ventre Range, Teton Pass and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582844052014-08-11T10:55:02.826-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T10:55:02.826-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284405@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 10:55:02 MDT Immigration story: Honduran teens, mom navigate life after U.S. reunion http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284026-68/zelaya-anita-nicole-family.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58284026-68/zelaya-anita-nicole-family.html.csp">Immigration story: Honduran teens, mom navigate life after U.S. reunion</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-11T08:05:01.968-06:00">Updated Aug 11, 2014 08:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Miami • Denia Zelaya arrived early at the Miami International Airport. She had last seen her eldest daughter nearly 10 years earlier, when she’d kissed a sleeping Anita and then slipped out of her family’s house. “I didn’t tell her goodbye,” she recalls. “I knew if she awoke, I couldn’t leave.” Anita was 6, her younger sister, Nicole, not yet 3. But Zelaya had made a choice: to flee the violent gangs in her native Honduras and come to the U.S. to find work. The plan was to save enough for a smug...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582840262014-08-11T08:05:01.968-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T08:05:01.968-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58284026@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 08:05:01 MDT Quarantine for missionaries working with Ebola patients http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282370-68/missionaries-ebola-charlotte-health.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58282370-68/missionaries-ebola-charlotte-health.html.csp">Quarantine for missionaries working with Ebola patients</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">the Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-10T18:49:01.583-06:00">Updated Aug 10, 2014 06:49PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Charlotte, N.C. • Missionaries retuning to the United States after working with patients infected with Ebola will be put in quarantine and monitored, health officials said Sunday. The quarantine will last at least three weeks since the missionaries were last exposed to people infected with the Ebola virus, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services said. The missionaries are with Charlotte-based SIM USA. None of them is sick or show signs of having Ebola, but they agree with heal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58282370@www.sltrib.com Sun, 10 Aug 2014 18:49:01 MDT Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271670-68/snowden-russia-lawyer-asylum.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58271670-68/snowden-russia-lawyer-asylum.html.csp">Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JIM HEINTZ</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-07T10:55:26.095-06:00">Updated Aug 7, 2014 10:55AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Moscow • Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs, has been granted permission to stay in Russia for three more years, his lawyer said Thursday. Snowden last year was granted temporary asylum of one year in Russia, but that ran out on Aug. 1. His lawyer, Analtoly Kucherena, was quoted by Russian news agencies as saying Snowden now has been granted residency for three more years, but that he had not been grant...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582716702014-08-07T10:55:26.095-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-07T10:55:26.095-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58271670@www.sltrib.com Thu, 07 Aug 2014 10:55:26 MDT Letter: Expanded airport makes more smog? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215539-82/expansion-airport-sltrib-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58215539-82/expansion-airport-sltrib-july.html.csp">Letter: Expanded airport makes more smog?</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T17:10:01.911-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 05:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Re your editorial (“Ready for takeoff,” July 22), I have done some traveling from sea to shining sea with a couple of trips to Europe thrown in. I can recall few airports that weren’t experiencing remodeling & expansion of services. Expansion seems to be the buzzword in many aspects of our lives. With all the pluses for this expansion of the airport. One won’t hear a single word about the additional amount of pollution the expansion will add to this salty valley of smog. Or is it just me? Lan...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58215539@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:10:01 MDT Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212452-68/israel-hamas-israeli-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58212452-68/israel-hamas-israeli-gaza.html.csp">Airlines ban flights to Israel after rocket strike</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ARON HELLER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 10:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • A Hamas rocket exploded Tuesday near Israel’s main airport, prompting a ban on flights from the U.S. and many from Europe and Canada as aviation authorities responded to the shock of seeing a civilian jetliner shot down over Ukraine. Israel declared that Ben-Gurion Airport was safe and said there was no reason to “hand terror a prize” by halting flights. The rare flight ban came as Israel grappled with news that a soldier went missing after an attack in the Gaza Strip, raising the p...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582124522014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T22:09:32.323-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58212452@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:09:32 MDT Editorial: New airport launches a major boost for region’s economy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58207406-82/airport-sltrib-money-news.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58207406-82/airport-sltrib-money-news.html.csp">Editorial: New airport launches a major boost for region’s economy</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T17:44:32.011-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 05:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Success breeds success. Or it can create a bottleneck that drives everybody crazy. Hope that Salt Lake City International Airport will be an example of the former and not — like, say, a great many highway projects here and elsewhere — the latter comes from news that construction has begun on a $1.8 billion project to replace the airport’s aging terminals and other structures with a new, less congested, more energy-efficient structure. The good news is that the new airport will, once everybody l...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58207406@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:44:32 MDT Analysis: Salt Lake airport rebuild will help Utah’s economy soar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198374-78/airport-lake-salt-billion.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58198374-78/airport-lake-salt-billion.html.csp">Analysis: Salt Lake airport rebuild will help Utah’s economy soar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-21T10:41:56.074-06:00">Updated Jul 21, 2014 10:41AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The planned makeover of the Salt Lake City International Airport means big bucks — now and into the future. It could provide the single most significant economic boost to Utah in the coming decade, according to one economist. The mammoth eight-year, $1.8 billion construction project will pump $3.3 billion into the state’s economy, according to a January 2013 analysis that takes into account that dollars are re-spent locally in what adds up to a multiplier effect. The analysis by GSBS Richman Con...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58198374@www.sltrib.com Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:41:56 MDT Work on Salt Lake City’s new airport ready for takeoff http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194814-78/airport-lake-salt-terminal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58194814-78/airport-lake-salt-terminal.html.csp">Work on Salt Lake City’s new airport ready for takeoff</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Christopher Smart</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T21:01:14.494-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 09:01PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">After two decades of planning, Salt Lake City will begin today building the airport of tomorrow. The $1.8 billion project will boast a brand-new terminal and, officials say, transform Salt Lake City International into one of the nation’s most efficient airports. One of the construction tricks will be keeping the existing airport running — with all those jets landing and taking off and millions of passengers arriving and departing — while a new airport takes shape around it. “The logistics of op...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194814@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:01:14 MDT United defends poisoning birds at Houston airport http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191930-79/airport-birds-united-bird.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58191930-79/airport-birds-united-bird.html.csp">United defends poisoning birds at Houston airport</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID KOENIG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T17:50:01.427-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 05:50PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Dallas • United Airlines is defending the poisoning of birds at Houston’s biggest airport, saying it was done for health and safety reasons. But the airline said Wednesday that it didn’t tell its contractor how to control the airport’s bird population, and will ask the firm to consider other methods the next time. The contractor laid out corn kernels laced with a bird-killing nerve agent at Bush Intercontinental Airport. People who work around the airport reported seeing grackles and pigeons fal...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919302014-07-16T17:50:01.427-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:50:01.427-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191930@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:50:01 MDT Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58186655-77/team-cup-fan-fans.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/58186655-77/team-cup-fan-fans.html.csp">Germany World Cup heroes return to huge fan party</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GEIR MOULSON</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-15T23:08:05.194-06:00">Updated Jul 15, 2014 11:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Berlin • At a party 24 years in the making, hundreds of thousands of Germans showed their admiration and adoration for their World Cup winners at a victory parade to the Brandenburg Gate on Tuesday. The players, in matching black T-shirts bearing “1,” lapped up the love by playing up to the estimated 400,000 people packing the “fan mile” in front of the Berlin landmark. Fans began arriving overnight to secure good spots to welcome home coach Joachim Loew’s team and the trophy. Germany’s fourth W...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581866552014-07-15T23:08:05.194-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-15T23:08:05.194-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58186655@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Jul 2014 23:08:05 MDT Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177221-68/wage-workers-port-united.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58177221-68/wage-workers-port-united.html.csp">Deadline looms in Newark airport wage hike flap</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID PORTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-12T13:08:01.6-06:00">Updated Jul 12, 2014 01:08PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • A dispute over workers’ wages at Newark Liberty International Airport could be nearing a resolution. United Airlines, the airport’s primary carrier, said in an email Friday to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, the airport’s operator, that it still questions whether the agency has the legal power to impose a wage hike. But the airline also said its vendors may be contractually bound to comply with the order. The Port Authority in January ordered wage hikes of $1 an hou...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58177221@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:08:01 MDT Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164983-68/flight-ritchie-passengers-pizzas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58164983-68/flight-ritchie-passengers-pizzas.html.csp">Pilot buys pizzas for passengers grounded by storm</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-09T13:34:25.397-06:00">Updated Jul 9, 2014 01:34PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Cheyenne, Wyo. • Faced with potentially hungry — and grumpy — passengers, a Frontier Airlines pilot treated them to pizza when storms diverted a Denver-bound flight to Cheyenne, where the plane was stuck for a couple of hours. Cheyenne Domino’s Pizza manager Andrew Ritchie told The Associated Press that he got a call about 10 p.m. Monday just as he was about to send employees home. Ritchie said pilot Gerhard Bradner told him he needed to feed 160 people — fast. “I put my hand over the phone and ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581649832014-07-09T13:34:25.397-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-09T13:34:25.397-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58164983@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:34:25 MDT U.S. seeks more security at some foreign airports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144043-68/security-official-foreign-qaida.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144043-68/security-official-foreign-qaida.html.csp">U.S. seeks more security at some foreign airports</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By KEN DILANIAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and EILEEN SULLIVAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T19:48:38.212-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 07:48PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Intelligence officials are concerned about a new al-Qaida effort to create a bomb that would go undetected through airport security, a counterterrorism official said Wednesday, prompting the U.S. to call for tighter security measures at some foreign airports. The counterterrorism official, who would not be named because he was not authorized to discuss the matter publicly, declined to describe the kind of information that triggered this warning. But officials in the past have raised...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581440432014-07-02T19:48:38.212-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T19:48:38.212-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144043@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:48:38 MDT