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    Defense Department Briefing

    Department of Defense Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby briefed reporters on a variety of issues, including the search for Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, Afghanistan, and Russian…

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    Aircraft Tracking and Aviation Safety

    Professor Kenneth Button discussed the ongoing mystery of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370. He talked about whether the incident could prompt changes in aircraft tracking…

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    Airline Safety and Missing Malaysia Plane Investigation

    Mary Schiavo talked about the investigation into Malaysia Airlines flight 370, which disappeared on March 8, 2014 en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. At the time of this program,…

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    White House Daily Briefing

    Spokesman Jay Carney said, “we are late in the game” regarding the situation in Crimea and the coming Sunday’s referendum vote. He also updated U.S. involvement in…

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    Amelia Earhart Expedition

    Members of The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery (TIGHAR) talked about the disappearance of Amelia Earhart. TIGHAR began investigating the disappearance in 1988. They…

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    Remotely Piloted Aviation Outlook

    Witnesses testified on the domestic remotely-piloted aerial vehicle industry. They focused on economic potential and legal hurdles facing the commercialization of the drone industry as…

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    Northwest v. Ginsberg Oral Argument

    The Supreme Court heard oral argument in the case of Northwest v. Ginsberg on whether an airline need any reason to drop customers from its frequent flyer program. Northwest Airlines…

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    Holiday Travel

    Bart Jansen, aviation reporter for USA Today, talked about issues facing holiday travelers, including the impact of airline mergers, increasing fares, and changes in airline policy.

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    The Wright Brothers Collection

    Dawne Dewey gave a tour of the Wright Brothers Collection, located inside Wright State University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, and talked about the technical and personal…

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    Los Angeles Airport Shooting

    Witnesses testified on the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) handling of the deadly shooting of a TSA official at LAX airport on November 1.

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    Richard Byrd and the First Flight to the North Pole

    Author Sheldon Bart talked about aviator Richard Byrd, whose famous flight to the North Pole remains controversial. In 1926, American aviator Richard Byrd attempted to become the first…

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    House Debate on FAA Funding

    Members debated H.J. Res. 90, to provide temporary funding for Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operations during the government shutdown which started October 1, 2013.

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    Online Plane Tickets

    Travel industry representatives debated proposed regulatory changes to online plane ticket purchases that would require airlines to disclose the prices for many fees to their distribution…

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    Air Traffic Safety Improvement and Delay Reductions

    Gerald Dillingham talked about the Federal Aviation Administration’s Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen), and he responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    American Airlines and U.S. Airways Merger

    Jack Nicas, who covered the airlines for the Wall Street Journal, talked by video link from Chicago about the merger between American Airlines and U.S. Airways. On Tuesday, August 13,…

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    Town Hall on the Future of Marriage

    Telephone lines and electronic communications were open for comments on the future of marriage in the U.S. since the U.S. Supreme Court rulings earlier in the year on same-sex…

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    Transportation Security Administration Misconduct

    Officials testified about a report on misconduct accusations for Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport security employees. The report found that incidents of misconduct…

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    San Francisco Plane Crash

    National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman gave an update on the ongoing investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Saturday, July 6, 2013, while…

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    San Francisco Plane Crash

    National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Deborah Hersman gave an update on the ongoing investigation into the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Saturday, July 6, 2013, while…

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    Person on the Street Interviews on Air Travel

    People at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport were asked, “What is your advice for the government on air travel?”

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