Dr. Gridlock: dulles international airport


Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Today’s travel lesson? ‘Trusted’ travelers don’t smuggle

At least not if they want to remain “trusted” travelers.

By Lori Aratani  |  03:39 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Passenger traffic up at Dulles in August

About 2.1 million passengers traveled through Dulles in August, the first increase in passenger activity since May 2011.

By Lori Aratani  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 09/18/2013

International travelers face long delays at U.S. airports

International flyers are waiting in line for hours to clear U.S. customs

By Ashley Halsey III  |  12:41 PM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/10/2013

Loaded Beretta 9mm snared at Dulles

An Alexandria man is cited on a weapons charge after TSA finds a handgun in his luggage at Dulles

By Ashley Halsey III  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/10/2013 |  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 10:54 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Dulles to be enrollment site for expanded pre-check program

The Transportation Security Administration announced Friday it has expanded a program that allow travelers to move through airport security without having to remove their shoes and jackets and allow them to leave their laptops in their cases.

By Lori Aratani  |  10:54 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 07/05/2013

Man caught with suspicious shampoo at Dulles

A Guatemalan courier allegedly caught at Dulles with nearly two pounds of cocaine concealed in shampoo bottles.

By Lori Aratani  |  11:54 AM ET, 07/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 05/16/2013

New radio spots to promote Dulles Airport

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has unveiled a series of radio spots touting international service at Dulles International Airport.

By Lori Aratani  |  09:02 AM ET, 05/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 05/04/2012

Eastbound Dulles Access Highway closing late nights next week

Drivers heading east from the airport will be diverted from the free access road into the toll-paying lanes.

By Robert Thomson  |  06:16 PM ET, 05/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 03/12/2012

Porter Airlines to fly between Toronto and Dulles

Porter Airlines, a Canada-based regional carrier, will begin service between Toronto and Washington Dulles International Airport next month.

By Mark Berman  |  02:43 PM ET, 03/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 03/01/2012

Dulles launches electric vehicle charging stations

Dulles became the latest spot in the Washington region to offer electric vehicles charging stations. There are eight available spaces in one of the airport’s garages.

By Mark Berman  |  02:47 PM ET, 03/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 01/27/2012

Southwest employee dies after accident at Dulles

A Southwest Airlines employee died overnight after an accident at Dulles International Airport, according to a spokesman for the facility.

By Ashley Halsey III  |  11:24 AM ET, 01/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)