Content Tagged As air

Tagged News

  • 30 Passengers Left Behind on Allegiant Flight

    January 16, 2012 11:51 PM

    Dozens of passengers were left behind in Lafayette last Thursday as they were trying to fly Allegiant Air to Las Vegas. The airline confirmed roughly 30 passengers did not make the flight because the ticket counter closed. "I mean it was almost a state of shock, like, are they... more »
  • Biggest Air Assault Yet Set for Texas Blaze

    September 9, 2011 9:00 AM

    BASTROP, Texas (AP) - Firefighters are planning their biggest aerial assault yet on a massive Texas wildfire that has destroyed nearly 1,400 homes and charred tens of thousands of acres. On Friday morning they plan to deploy a converted DC-10 jetliner capable of dropping 12,000 gallons of fire retardant on... more »
  • World War II Vets Visit D.C. Part 3: A Marine's Personal Journey

    May 30, 2011 7:39 PM

    Every year fewer and fewer World War Two veterans celebrate Memorial Day. For one Acadiana Marine, this was his last chance to pay his respects to a memorial in Washington D.C. that is very personal to him. This Memorial Day weekend was bittersweet for World War Two veteran Earl... more »
  • World War II Vets Visit D.C. Part 2: Tribute at the Memorial

    May 30, 2011 7:15 PM

    For this Memorial Day, 79 World War Two veterans got the chance of a lifetime to visit our nation's capitol and the memorials there as part of Louisiana Honor Air's final flight. As they emerged from the plane in Washington D.C. it was a hero's welcome for some of... more »
  • Civil Air Patrol Prepares to Assist in Flooding Disaster

    May 15, 2011 9:00 AM

    GONZALES, La. - Louisiana Wing Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members are assisting the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) and the Louisiana Army National Guard by providing high-resolution aerial photographs of the Morganza Spillway. CAP has been requested to provide still photography of the I-10 basin area... more »
  • Winter Storm Could Strand Air Passengers for Days

    December 27, 2010 11:16 AM

    A major winter storm that has shut down airports in New York and New England could leave passengers stranded for days. Hundreds of people were stuck Monday morning at New York City-area airports. Port Authority spokeswoman Sara Beth Joren says they expect to reopen the runways in the afternoon. Delta... more »
  • Officials: Computer outage at Wyo. nuke site

    October 26, 2010 9:38 PM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A computer failure caused a break in communication with 50 nuclear missiles at Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming over the weekend, military officials said Tuesday. The officials said the break occurred Saturday and lasted about 45 minutes. The White House was briefed about the failure Tuesday... more »
  • Airport gets Coyote Blues

    September 16, 2010 6:43 PM

    A night-time nuisance at the Acadiana Regional Airport has pilots howling for help. Officials now say they're willing to take all means necessary to keep problem pests off the runway. In the middle of the night, they come from the sugar cane fields. "At night time, we've reports within the... more »
  • Civil Air Patrol Holds Training Academy

    August 18, 2010 3:33 PM

    LAFAYETTE, La. - Over 100 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members of the Louisiana Wing gathered for a two-day training academy in Lafayette on Aug. 14-15, 2010. Louisiana Wing Training Academy Director, 1st Lt. Mike Smith said, "We had an excellent academy. I'm very pleased with the number of senior members... more »
  • Civil Air Patrol Holds Training Academy

    August 18, 2010 3:10 PM

    Civil Air Patrol Holds Training Academy LAFAYETTE, La. - Over 100 Civil Air Patrol (CAP) members of the Louisiana Wing gathered for a two-day training academy in Lafayette on Aug. 14-15, 2010. Louisiana Wing Training Academy Director, 1st Lt. Mike Smith said, "We had an excellent academy. I'm very pleased... more »
  • Dr. Laura apologizes for saying N-word on the air

    August 12, 2010 9:41 PM

    LOS ANGELES (AP) - Talk radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger has issued an apology for saying the N-word several times in an on-air conversation with a caller that she said was "hypersensitive" to racism. Schlessinger said on her website Wednesday that she was wrong in using the word for what... more »
  • EPA: Moderate Health Concerns with Gulf Air

    July 9, 2010 7:16 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency says the air in some places along the Louisiana coast poses a health risk to vulnerable people. The EPA says recent air sampling shows a moderate health risk in Venice and Grand Isle, two Louisiana towns about 50 miles from the Deepwater... more »
  • EPA Monitoring Air Closely

    May 2, 2010 12:20 PM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency says it's stepping up air quality monitoring on the Gulf Coast. There are concerns that vapors from the oil and controlled fires might cause health problems for people living in the region. An oil smell could cause... more »
  • Air Force Sends Planes to Help with Gulf Oil Spill

    April 30, 2010 9:14 AM

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Air Force planes have been sent to Mississippi and are awaiting orders to start dumping chemicals on the oil spill threatening the Gulf Coast. Master Sgt. Bob Barko Jr. said Friday that two C-130s specially modified for aerial spraying were sent Thursday from the Youngstown Air... more »
  • Best and Worst Air Quality in the U.S.

    April 29, 2010 1:51 AM

    The U.S. areas with the best and worst air quality, according to the latest American Lung Association "State of the Air" pollution report: OZONE POLLUTION WORST: 1. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Riverside, Calif. 2. Bakersfield, Calif. 3. Visalia-Porterville, Calif. BEST: 1. Bismarck, N.D. 2. Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, Texas 3. Coeur d'Alene, Idaho SHORT-TERM PARTICLE... more »
  • 1 dead in pipeline explosion at Barksdale

    January 7, 2010 10:38 AM

    BARKSDALE AIR FORCE BASE, La. - Air Force officials say a natural gas pipeline explosion at Barksdale Air Force Base in Louisiana has killed a civilian. Maj. Carie Parker, a spokeswoman for the 2nd Bomb Wing, says the explosion happened about 5:20 p.m. Wednesday near an unpopulated area on... more »

Top Videos

1 2 3 4

Most Popular