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  • Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to Chicago

    (Reuters) - A midair argument between two airline passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend, airline and police officials said on Tuesday....
  • 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...
  • Air passengers prefer their own gadgets over seat-back options: Study

    Air passengers prefer their own gadgets over seat-back options: Study
    Airline passengers generally like the idea of ditching seat-back onboard video screens and instead wirelessly streaming movies and TV shows to their own portable devices, such as laptops and iPads, according to a new study. But passengers also expect...
  • Gay Games in an anti-gay state a sign of improvement

    By Connie Schultz, Creators Syndicate Ten years after Ohio voters passed one of the worst anti-gay laws in the country, a downtown arena in Cleveland welcomed 10,000 athletes, fans and corporate sponsors to kick off the weeklong 2014 Gay Games. Yes,...
  • Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area

    Southwest Airlines poised to increase flights to D.C. area
    Southwest Airlines on Sunday will take on mega-carriers in Chicago as it begins its first flights from Midway Airport to Reagan National airport near Washington, D.C., adding pressure to keep fares low on that popular business-travel route. Southwest,...
  • United rolls out new passport-scanning feature for mobile check-ins

    United rolls out new passport-scanning feature for mobile check-ins
    Passengers on United Airlines will be able to scan their passports and check in for international flights on their smartphones or other mobile device, the airline announced Wednesday. It is adding the passport-scanning function to its mobile app for iOS...
  • United starts mobile passport scanning for international flight check-in

    United starts mobile passport scanning for international flight check-in
    Chicago-based United Airlines on Wednesday introduced to its mobile app the ability to check in for international flights by scanning their passport with a mobile device. The app uses the mobile device’s camera to capture a traveler’s...
  • Last recording studios standing in Chicago

    Last recording studios standing in Chicago
    The array of activities is familiar to Chicago Recording Co. general manager Chris Shepard as he walks from floor to floor, studio to studio one late morning: a young rock band loading into the large Studio 4; an assistant engineer assembling a cable-...
  • US airlines increase their profits without ballooning their fleets

    Over the next few years, American Airlines Inc. will increase the size of its Boeing 777-200 fleet by 17 percent, or nearly 2,000 seats. It will do so without adding a single airplane. Fort Worth, Texas-based American is removing the first-class cabin,...
  • Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone

     Quinn asks for ideas on how to open third airport in Peotone
    SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Pat Quinn’s next move to open a potential third airport in the south suburbs is a call for private developers, air carriers and would-be tenants to gather for a forum next month with state transportation officials to...
  • Hurricane Iselle closes in on Hawaii as rain begins falling in Hilo

    As Hurricanes Iselle and Julio headed toward Hawaii, Stan Lawrence boarded up his surf shop in downtown Hilo. “It’s safer to be closed,” Lawrence said Thursday morning, although the sun was shining. Later, the rain began. Recent...
  • United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings

    United Airlines tweaks bonus standards to rely less on on-time rankings
    At United Airlines, you don’t necessarily have to be the early bird to get the worm. You only need to be somewhat punctual. Workers at Chicago-based United Airlines will get bonuses for hitting its monthly on-time rate goal in July, but only...