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NEWS Apr 02, 2024 Could Dulles Airport Be Renamed After Donald Trump? These Politicians Say Yes The latest controversy surrounding former president Trump involves members of the Republican party pushing to rename Washington DC's primary international airport after him. The pushback surrounding the bill introduced on Friday is massive. Read More →
NEWS Feb 06, 2024 China Warns Students of Long Interrogations and Harassment at U.S. Airports On January 29, the Chinese Embassy warned Chinese students studying in the U.S. to avoid entering Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).¬†Wang Wenbin, a foreign ministry spokesman, claimed that dozens of Chinese students with valid travel documents were interrogated, harassed, and had their electronic devices inspected. China condemned the United States's interrogation and harassment of Chinese students and ensured it will continue to protect its citizens. Read More →
NEWS Jan 31, 2024 United Airlines Boeing 737-800 Flight Diverts to Denver After Cracked Windshield Discovered A routine flight from Harry Reid International Airport (LAS) in Las Vegas to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) took an unexpected turn on January 28. A United Airlines Boeing 737-800 carrying 166 passengers and seven crew members was forced to divert to Denver International Airport (DEN) due to a crack in the windshield that was discovered. Read More →
NEWS Jan 30, 2024 Dulles Airport Showcases Lego Replica Built by DC-Based Enthusiast Over Nine Months Creativity is abundant in Washington, D.C., and one man has proven this with his Lego creations. Richard Paules, a self-taught "part-time Lego masterbuilder," created a Lego replica of Dulles International Airport (IAD) over nine months. The airport recognized Paules' talent and decided to display his Lego replica in the terminal it aims to replicate. Read More →
NEWS Nov 06, 2023 Dulles Airport Eyes $6 Billion in New Concourses Led by United Growth Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) CEO Jack Potter revealed that it was close to signing an agreement for a $6 billion investment in new concourses, roadway infrastructure, and more. This is all fueled by United Airlines' plans for future growth. Read More →
INFORMATIONAL Aug 25, 2023 The Five Longest Flights From Africa: All From The Same Country The world's five longest flights from Africa are all between the U.S. and one country! The routes are operated by Delta Air Lines and United Airlines since both carriers have aircraft in their fleet that can operate ultra-long-haul flights. Read More →
NEWS Aug 21, 2023 Police Scooter Catches Fire Inside Dulles Airport, Prompts Evacuation Parts of the famed Dulles departure terminal were closed Saturday night after a police vehicle caught fire. Fortunately nobody was seriously hurt but the incident remains concerning nonetheless. Read More →
NEWS Jun 27, 2023 New Airport in the D.C. Area? Manassas Airport Eyes Commercial Service in Two Years Washington D.C. area residents may soon see a new option to fly out of. Manassas Regional Airport is eyeing its first commercial flight within two years. Read More →
NEWS Jun 26, 2023 East Coast Experiences Delays Due to ATC Outage, Weather The weekend of Sunday June 23 to 25 was a chaotic one for both passengers and pilots flying into and out of the East coast of the United States. Thunderstorms have hindered flight operations all throughout the weekend. On Sunday, the Washington D.C. TRACON went down, furthering the chaos and stress of an already bad weekend. Read More →
NEWS Jun 03, 2023 Just Landed: Norse Atlantic Airways Inaugurates London Gatwick to Washington-Dulles Service Low-cost upstart Norse Atlantic is expanding again and growing its presence in the U.S. June 1 marked the launch of a new service between Washington-Dulles and London Gatwick and the new low fares are guaranteed to please travelers. Read More →