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2009-04-23 09:32:00

-- Now offering 32 nonstop destinations from Boston -- -- Up to 10 daily flights to D.C.-area airports -- -- Fares to BWI start at $39 each way (a) -- NEW YORK, April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- JetBlue Airways (Nasdaq: JBLU), the airline that gives customers more, today announces plans to again expand its focus city at Boston's Logan International Airport with more service to the Washington area. Award-winning JetBlue will begin four daily flights to Baltimore/Washington International...

2009-03-31 05:00:00

HOUSTON, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Powell Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq: POWL), a leading manufacturer of equipment and systems for the control, distribution and management of electrical and other dynamic processes, today announced that it has received a $46 million contract to supply the packaged electrical power systems to distribute and control the power needs for Phase One of the Dulles Metrorail Project Silver Line extension. Federal funding for Phase One of the project was...

2009-03-04 16:10:00

NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Clear(R), the leader in airport security fast lanes, today announced that travelers have made 250,000 trips through the Washington, D.C. (Reagan and Dulles) Clear Lanes. Clear launched its Washington, D.C. service nearly a year ago, and the lanes have been a hit with area residents and Clear members from across the country using the two D.C.-area Airports. In addition to the Reagan and Dulles Airports, Clear's network of fast lanes includes...

2009-02-02 10:30:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As the final stage of the relocation of American Airlines operations to Washington Dulles International Airport's Terminal B, the airline will open the doors of its new Admirals Club lounge on Tuesday, Feb. 3. In June 2008, American shifted its operations from Terminal D to make room for Dulles' expansion of Concourse B. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090202/DA65410) "Having served Washington Dulles International Airport...

2009-01-29 07:30:00

GREENWICH, Conn., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- PASSUR Aerospace, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: PSSR) announced today that Washington Dulles International Airport, part of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, has contracted for the PASSUR(R) Delayed Aircraft Assistance Program(TM) (DAAP), which allows airports to proactively manage lengthy airline on-board delays through timely coordination, communication and collaboration with their airline partners. The PASSUR DAAP is part of the...

2008-12-17 10:47:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Spectrum Air, a new boutique luxury airline, is currently offering round-trip, 10-passenger jet flights from Los Angeles to Washington, DC for the Inauguration of Barack Obama. Passengers will be delivered by complimentary town car to Van Nuys Airport and arrive at the Dulles International Airport private terminal just outside Washington, DC. Spectrum Air offers passengers the opportunity to buy individual seats on some of the finest...

2008-10-06 09:00:24

To: POLITICAL EDITORS Contact: Audrey Caldwell, Communications, Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce, +1-571-323-5307 CHANTILLY, Va., Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Virginia governors will take to the mat on Oct. 15 in a first-of-its-kind event to discuss how the candidates' energy plans will help or hurt the economy. Gov. Tim Kaine (D) and former Gov. George Allen (R), representing the Democratic and the Republican presidential campaigns, will argue the merits of their parties' platforms on...

2008-09-25 12:00:29

Fitch assigns an 'AA' rating to the authority's $175 million series 2008 B (AMT) bonds and affirms the 'AA' long-term underlying rating on the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority's (the authority) approximately $4.2 billion of outstanding airport system revenue bonds. The Rating Outlook is Stable. The bonds are secured by a senior lien on net airport revenues generated at Dulles International Airport (Dulles) and Regan National Airport (National). Proceeds from the 2008 B bonds will be...

2008-09-11 12:00:27

The U.S. Homeland Security Department plans to run all incoming air cargo through radiation detectors at the nation's airports, the agency has announced. The object, closing what the Sept. 11 commission called a major security vulnerability, would be to try to prevent terrorists from smuggling radioactive bombs into the United States, USA Today reported. The testing begins this week at Dulles International Airport outside Washington and while every piece will be scanned, the emphasis is...

2008-08-03 12:00:22

By Associated Press NEW YORK -- Stuck in an airport with kids? Your wait time might not be as dreadful as you fear. Cheapflights.com has compiled the "Kids' Airport Diversion Guide," listing play areas and onsite aviation museums to keep your children occupied until boarding time. To find the complete list, go to www.Cheapflights.com and scroll down the righthand side to the section titled "2008 Kids' Airport Diversion Guide," then click on the link. Here are some highlights. At...


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