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  • Sharon Johnson, Brookfield

    Sharon Johnson, Brookfield
    Age: 67 Writing letters since: 2005 Life story in 75 words or fewer: Grew up in Lake Villa with parents and five older siblings. Mother taught her to read and write by the time she was 4. As a result, skipped the second grade. "They didn't know what...
  • United's on-time ratings fall short of 80% goal in March

    United's on-time ratings fall short of 80% goal in March
    On-time rates in March for airlines dominant in the Chicago region recovered from weather-induced tardiness of January and February, but they were still not stellar. For example, Chicago-based United Airlines was on time nationwide 79.4 percent of the...
  • Shortage of airline pilots not so dire, new report says

    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The impact of a pilot...
  • Davis Patterson McNameeDecember 4, 1926 - April 28, 2014

    Davis Patterson McNamee<br/>December 4, 1926 - April 28, 2014
    Davis "Pat" Patterson McNamee, a former Navy and commercial airline pilot and 52-year resident of Corona del Mar, California, died in his home with family by his side on April 28th, 2014. He was 87 years old. Pat was born in Seattle, WA on December 4th,...
  • Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity

    Officials: Midway, O'Hare resume normal activity
    Airlines are reporting normal operations this morning at O'Hare International Airport and Midway Airport after smoke at an Elgin air-traffic center Tuesday led to widespread delays and cancellations. No major issues were being reported at either of...
  • Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash

    Pair gets jail for stealing luggage amid chaos of Asiana jet crash
    A couple who stole stranded luggage from passengers diverted away from San Francisco International Airport last year because of the Asiana Airlines crash have been sentenced to jail. Sean Sharif Crudup, 44, and Raychas Elizabeth Thomas, 32 -- both...
  • Do airlines face a pilot shortage or a salary problem?

    Hundreds of airline pilots are set to retire soon and new federal rules require existing pilots to get more rest between flights. Does that signal a pilot shortage for the airline industry? It depends on who you talk to. The effect of a pilot...
  • Government shutdown blamed for 3% drop in national park visitors in 2013

    The government shutdown in October was largely to blame for a 3% drop in visitors to America's national parks in 2013, according to a report released Monday by the National Park Service. The country's 401 parks, historic sites and recreation areas...
  • SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash

    SeaWorld reports record revenue despite 'Blackfish' backlash
    SeaWorld Entertainment Inc., which has been under attack over its treatment of killer whales, reported a slight drop in attendance in 2013 but collected record revenue from higher ticket prices and in-park spending. For the year, the Orlando, Fla.-based...
  • AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year

    AT&T promises 4G WiFi on planes as soon as next year
    Airline travelers who are frustrated with the speed of wireless Internet on planes may have some relief soon. Communications giant AT&T has announced it is working to put 4G LTE wireless Internet on commercial planes by as soon as late 2015. AT&T said...
  • Summer Hello, and Goodbye

    Summer Hello, and Goodbye
    Saying hello to summer, the time for adventures and relaxation, also involves goodbyes. I was at O'Hare airport talking about visual possibilities with a PR person from United Airlines, when I noticed this embrace. As we continued talking, I made a few...
  • United Airlines brings chauffeured Mercedes-Benz to LAX

    United Airlines brings chauffeured Mercedes-Benz to LAX
    More good news for high-end travelers: United Airlines has expanded to Los Angeles International Airport a service that uses chauffeured Mercedes-Benz cars to shuttle passengers between connecting flights. But the service is limited to the airline's...