AIRPORTS - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/AIRPORTS News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58259946-68/virus-ebola-passengers-agents.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58259946-68/virus-ebola-passengers-agents.html.csp">Feds watch airline passengers for Ebola symptoms</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANNE FLAHERTY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T20:35:40.359-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 08:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Federal agents at U.S. airports are watching travelers from Africa for flulike symptoms that could be tied to the recent Ebola outbreak, as delegations from about 50 countries arrive in the nation’s capital for a leadership summit this week. Border patrol agents at Washington’s Dulles International and New York’s JFK airports in particular have been told to ask travelers about possible exposure to the virus and to be on the lookout for anyone with a fever, headache, achiness, sore t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582599462014-08-04T20:35:40.359-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T20:35:40.359-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259946@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 20:35:40 MDT TSA: Some passengers flying to U.S. must turn on phones http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58154960-68/security-airports-tsa-devices.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58154960-68/security-airports-tsa-devices.html.csp">TSA: Some passengers flying to U.S. must turn on phones</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WILL LESTER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T21:30:02.566-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 09:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Passengers at some overseas airports that offer U.S.-bound flights will be required to power on their electronic devices in order to board their flights, the Transportation Security Administration said Sunday. The TSA said it is requiring some overseas airports to have passengers turn on devices such as cellphones before boarding. It says devices that won’t power up won’t be allowed on planes, and those travelers may have to undergo additional screening. “As the traveling public kno...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581549602014-07-06T21:30:02.566-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T21:30:02.566-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58154960@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 21:30:02 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 Free Wi-Fi approved at New York City’s airports http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115079-79/airports-free-york-authority.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58115079-79/airports-free-york-authority.html.csp">Free Wi-Fi approved at New York City’s airports</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-06-25T15:47:02.434-06:00">Updated Jun 25, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Newark, N.J. • Free Wi-Fi is coming to the New York City metro area’s major airports. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey on Wednesday approved a plan to offer free access at Newark Liberty International, John F. Kennedy International and LaGuardia airports, to a point: Wi-Fi would be free for 30 minutes, then travelers would have to pay $7.95 for the day. The Port Authority, which operates the region’s bridges, tunnels and transit hubs and owns the World Trade Center site, said the fr...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581150792014-06-25T15:47:02.434-06:00" id="#license-2014-06-25T15:47:02.434-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58115079@www.sltrib.com Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:47:02 MDT