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Packing Suitcase

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Lambert Airport, December 2011

Study: Airports Contribute $11B to Mo. Economy

Combined, the airports contribute more than 100,000 jobs with a payroll of $3.1 billion.

12/02/2013

The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

5 Ill. Airport Towers Get Closure Reprieve

The towers are all operated for the FAA at low-traffic airports and were to close by mid-June as the result of government-wide automatic spending cuts imposed by Congress.

05/13/2013

American Airlines, Getty/Joe Raedle

Outage Grounds American Airlines Flights

American asked the Federal Aviation Administration to halt its flights until 4 p.m. CT.

04/16/2013

Photo: KMOX

FAA Orders Inspections of More Than 1,000 Boeing 737s

Reuters reports the defective parts are pins that attach control surfaces to the plane’s tail.

04/15/2013

(Jim Watson/AFP/Getty)

FAA To Delay 149 Airport Tower Closures Until June

The Federal Aviation Administration said the closures are being delayed in order to deal with legal challenges.

04/05/2013

control tower

Central Illinois Airport Sues FAA Over Control Tower Cuts

The airport is one of five in Illinois that are set to lose federal funding for control towers under the across-the-board government budget cuts.

03/29/2013

St. Louis Regional Airport

St. Louis Regional Airport Director Speaks Out Against Sequester Cuts

The Federal Aviation Administration said in a letter, any review of proposed cuts would only be based on national interests.

03/21/2013

Pilots of the Southwest flight that landed at the wrong airport said they thought the runway lights belonged to Branson's airport. (CBS St. Louis)

Missouri Congress Members Question Air Tower Closures

The Federal Aviation Administration recently released a list of 238 airports were control towers could be closed as a result of budget cuts.

03/15/2013

The air traffic control tower at St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto, Ill. is targeted for closure on April 1. (KMOX/Brad Choat

Bethalto Airport Tower Closing

St. Louis Regional Airport would remain open after April 1, but without air traffic controllers, thanks to FAA budget cuts.

03/01/2013

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