Some Flights From Metro Cancelled Ahead Of Hurricane

Airlines have started to issue flight cancellations, as the East Coast prepares for the wrath of Hurricane Irene.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/26/2011


US Hot About Sealed Filings In Underwear Bomber Case

A Detroit federal judge has scheduled a hearing for next week after prosecutors raised questions about sealed documents in the case against a Nigerian man accused of trying to blow up a plane on the Metro Airport tarmac.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/13/2011


Airport Projects Halted In Michigan, Other States

Obama administration officials say contractors have been told to stop work on airport modernization projects across the country including the Kalamazoo, Traverse City and Flint.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011


TSA Re-inspects Elderly Woman Over Wet Diaper

The family of a gravely ill 95-year-old woman says federal inspectors wouldn’t let her mother board a plane because her adult diaper was wet, setting off alarms.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2011


Sara’s Blog: Fantasy Airport Takeover

What do you do when you are stuck at a practically empty airport for hours?  If you are Joe Ayala and Larry Chen, the answer is…ANYTHING YOU WANT!  Joe and Larry were stranded in the Dallas-Fort Worth […]

97.1 The Ticket–06/17/2011

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FAA Adding Jobs After Controllers Caught Sleeping

The FAA is adding a second night controller at Michigan’s Willow Run Airport and 26 other locations after finding two more cases of controllers sleeping on duty.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2011

Public Hearing For Aircraft Noise Near Willow Run

Residents near Willow Run Airport will have the opportunity to talk about proposed recommendations to reduce the effects of aircraft noise at a public hearing on Tuesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/29/2011

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Canceled Flights Piling Up With Northeast Snow

At Metro Airport, dozens of flights were scratched because of heavy snow out east — but it’s impacted more than people trying to get there.


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East Coast Storm Still Being Felt At Metro

It’s hard to know where one line ended and another began, as the lingering affects of the East Coast snowstorm leave the McNamara Terminal became a sea of humanity.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2010

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Napolitano Says Tighter Airport Security For Holidays

If you’re flying this holiday week, you may see tighter security measures…more officers and bomb sniffing dogs, full body scanners , and pat down searches.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/28/2010