A "welcome home" sign is posted at a record store for the expected arrival later in the day to the West Seattle neighborhood of Amanda Knox, Tuesday, in Seattle. It's been four years since the University of Washington student left for the study abroad program in Perugia and landed in prison. The group Friends of Amanda Knox and others have been awaiting her return since an Italian appeals court on Monday overturned her conviction of sexually assaulting and killing her British roommate.
These airports are among the most expensive to fly through in the world, mainly thanks to high landing fees.
London's airspace was briefly closed Friday afternoon due to what authorities said was a computer failure at one of Britain's two air traffic control centers. The shutdown came at the start of the weekend in a sprawling city with five commercial airports, including London Heathrow — Europe's busiest.
The Department of Homeland Security this week warned airlines to be on the lookout for shoe bombs on US-bound flights. Intelligence points to a possibility that new shoe-bomb technology may be out there.
We pay a lot of attention to biofuels' potential in the auto industry, but the aviation industry could be their ideal market.