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  • Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest pains

    Lawsuit: Airline didn't do enough to help Pekin man who died after midflight chest pains
    A Pekin, Ill., man died in 2012 shortly after landing at O'Hare International Airport despite having informed airline staff midflight that he had chest pains, according to a lawsuit filed this week in Cook County court. The lawsuit filed by Kevin...
  • Report: Miami-to-Paris flight diverted because of unruly passenger

    Report: Miami-to-Paris flight diverted because of unruly passenger
    An American Airlines flight heading from Miami to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris was diverted to Boston's Logan Airport Wednesday evening because of an unruly passenger, New England Cable Network is reporting. Flight 62 landed safely in Boston at...
  • Hackers Knock Out PlayStation Network, Divert Sony Executive's Plane

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - HONG KONG - Sony said today that its PSN Sony Entertainment Network are back online after a high profile hacking attack. Hackers also caused the diversion of a flight from Dallas to San Francisco carrying John Smedley, the...
  • United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare

    United Airlines introduces DIY bag-tagging at O'Hare
    United Airlines on Friday quietly rolled out self-service bag-tagging at Chicago O'Hare airport. In the tradition of pumping your own gas and bagging your own groceries, Chicago-based United will offer self-tagging with an eye toward speeding the...
  • American Airlines takes fares off Orbitz

    American Airlines takes fares off Orbitz
    American Airlines said Tuesday it has withdrawn its fares and schedules from Orbitz-owned websites, including flagship Orbitz.com, because the airline could not come to an agreement with the Chicago-based online travel agency on a new contract. The...
  • Honeywell, Rockwell Collins roll out advanced cockpit radar

    SOMEWHERE OVER SOUTH TEXAS Smart pilots fly away from bad weather. But on this sweltering summer day, Markus Johnson and Joe Duval are flying straight toward thunderstorms swelling up over the Gulf of Mexico along the South Texas coast. It's not because...
  • U.S. airlines doubled profit margins in first half, trade group says

    U.S. airlines doubled profit margins in first half, trade group says
    SEATTLE (Reuters) - U.S. airlines more than doubled their net profit margin in the first half of the year as revenue rose nearly three times faster than costs, trade group Airlines for America said on Thursday. The results suggest that the U.S. airline...
  • Airlines draw union flak over fuel tax breaks

    Airlines draw union flak over fuel tax breaks
    The airline industry is getting $1 billion in tax breaks per year from states on the jet fuel it buys, according to a new study funded by a national labor union. In Illinois, two separate tax breaks on fuel amount to $85 million a year, said a study...
  • Who Really Attacked Sony and Microsoft's Networks?

    Multiple groups are taking credit for attacking Sony's PlayStation Network and Microsoft's Xbox Live starting on Sunday that still limited access to the services Monday afternoon. Groups operating under the names Lizard Squad and FamedGod have been...
  • Why Hackers Took Down Sony's PlayStation Network

    Despite a breach in 2011 that exposed the names and passwords of millions of customers on the PlayStation Network, Sony finds itself having to fix another significant security flaw. A hacker group called Lizard Squad on Sunday claimed to take down the...
  • Retirees to American Airlines: Don't cut our travel benefits

    American Airlines Inc. retirees lined up outside the carrier's Fort Worth, Texas, headquarters Wednesday to protest changes in their travel benefits that they say will make it much more difficult for them to get free trips. The airline plans to implement...
  • Sony says PlayStation network back online, user information safe after attack

    Sony says PlayStation network back online, user information safe after attack
    Sony Corp's PlayStation Network was back online on Monday following a cyber attack that took it down over the weekend, which coincided with a bomb scare on a commercial flight carrying a top Sony executive in the United States. Sony said on its...