| Nov 1, 2013
| 11:31 AM
A shooting at Los Angeles International Airport grounded flights at the nation's sixth-busiest airport Friday, but the situation in the early going had yet to affect air travel across the nation.
However, aviation experts said the longer planes are...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 1:05 AM
PHOENIX - A United Express flight from San Francisco to San Antonio was diverted to Phoenix on Thursday because of a threat that authorities said came from aboard the plane.
Officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport said...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 9:32 AM
The Federal Aviation Administration has announced plans to ease restrictions on the use of portable electronic devices to play games, read or listen to music during takeoffs and landings of commercial planes.
But federal officials have not lifted...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:49 AM
Airlines still make most of their money flying you from point A to point B. But a bigger share of that revenue now comes from selling you food, drinks and entertainment during the trip.
Airlines worldwide are expected to collect $42.6 billion from...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:42 AM
The captain of a United Airlines flight died hours after his apparent heart attack in midair forced the craft he was piloting to make an emergency landing in Boise, Idaho, officials said Friday.
The pilot, whose name has not been released, was alive...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 7:19 AM
Donald Samuel Hayden, 84, of East Jordan, died Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at McLaren Northern Michigan hospital.
He was born on May 5, 1929, in Detroit, the son of Samuel Archibald and Mildred (Gabrielson) Hayden.
Don married Hope Hartley from Oak Hill,...
| Sep 22, 2013
Steven Derks, the president and chief executive of the Muscular Dystrophy Association, is talking to me. Or he's trying to. Although we're both in Chicago, his call has been looped through his Arizona office. By the time what he's saying gets back into...
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Running through O’Hare to catch a flight? Normal. Running 10K on the tarmac? Not so much.
The O’Hare 5K/10K On The Runway returns Sunday, Sept. 29, benefitting the Wounded Warriors Fund, the nonprofit organization that raises money for...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 10:32 PM
Veblen: The memorial service for Cathy Bien will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Veblen. Arrangements are under the direction of Price Funeral Chapel of Britton.
Mary Catherine Bien, known to most as...
| Oct 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
You're getting down to booking your airline ticket. Because you checked ahead of time — you did, didn't you? — you know how much you will have to pay if you make a change to your nonrefundable ticket. Then you see a glimmer of hope. The...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 11:04 AM
United Airlines has received the largest fine the federal government has charged an airline for leaving passengers stranded on delayed flights.
The U.S. Department of Transportation issued a $1.1 million fine against the Chicago-based carrier for...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Sony Music has filed suit against United Airlines, claiming that it is infringing its copyrights because it has not obtained permission to offer music from artists ranging from Carrie Underwood to Bruce Springsteen in its in-flight entertainment...