Dr. Gridlock: National Airport

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 03/07/2014

Reagan National Airport unveils new security lines at Terminal A

Airport officials hope the new security screening lines will help passengers get to their flights more quickly.

By Lori Aratani  |  08:00 AM ET, 03/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 10/22/2013

Reagan National’s $37 million facelift is moving along

Travelers may already see a difference as they move through Terminal A. The space is lighter and brighter.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:35 AM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:11 PM ET, 10/16/2013

Man hospitalized after fall from roadway at Reagan National

A man has been hospitalized after plunging from a roadway at Reagan National Airport last Tuesday night.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:11 PM ET, 10/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 09/03/2013

BWI was region’s top passenger airport in 2012

Passenger traffic increased at BWI and Reagan National in 2012, but fell by 3 percent at Dulles International

By Ashley Halsey III  |  03:58 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013

Major delays at D.C. airports

The storm that just tore through the Washington region was relatively brief, but it is significantly impacting air travel.

By Mark Berman  |  05:42 PM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 05/16/2013

MWAA officials say sequester means longer airport wait times

Officials at Dulles and Reagan National airports say wait times have increased as much as 30 minutes at some security checkpoints because of the sequester.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:07 PM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013

Southwest to begin service from Reagan National to Houston

DOT officials said Southwest's proposal would provide new low-fare service and enhance airline competition in the D.C.-Houston market.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:32 PM ET, 05/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:27 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Man with Tourette's kept off flight at National

A man with Tourette's syndrome was kept off of a flight leaving Reagan National Airport last week because he said "bomb" during the check-in process.

By Mark Berman  |  01:27 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 04/19/2013

Enhanced security continues at airports, on Metro

The Metro system and area airports are continuing enhance security measures linked to the bombing at the Boston Marathon.

By Lori Aratani  |  12:04 PM ET, 04/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Loaded gun found at National Airport checkpoint

A traveler was cited after a loaded gun was found in his carry-on luggage at National Airport.

By Mark Berman  |  01:45 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Va. congressional leaders warn of flight delays, long lines

Va. congressional leaders warn of flight delays, long lines

By Lori Aratani  |  05:03 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 02/19/2013

Passengers flocked to Reagan National in 2012

A record number of passengers flew through Reagan National Airport in 2012.

By Lori Aratani  |  04:25 PM ET, 02/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/21/2012

The Thanksgiving getaway so far

DR. GRIDLOCK | Things were quiet this morning on the region's roads and at area airports.

By Mark Berman  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 03/22/2012

National Airport debuts electric vehicle charging stations

Electric charging stations have arrived at Reagan National Airport. There are four stations up and running, each of which can handle two vehicles at a time.

By Mark Berman  |  01:39 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 03/22/2012

US Airways adding new flights from DCA

US Airways is adding new flights from National Airport to cities in Florida, California, Canada and points in between. New flights begin service next week, with others coming over the spring and summer.

By Mark Berman  |  01:23 PM ET, 03/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Delta Shuttle changes flight schedules

Delta announced on Wednesday a change to the company’s popular shuttle service, which connects New York to Washington, Boston and Chicago. Flights between New York and Washington will now depart on the hour, rather than the half-hour, and flights will leave earlier and later in the day.

By Mark Berman  |  01:42 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011

Airports authority meets to discuss contracts, Dulles rail project

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority meets to discuss the Dulles rail project and other business.

By Dana Hedgpeth  |  09:00 AM ET, 10/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)