| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:26 AM
Passengers of a United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described a panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem.
Flight 1463 left O’Hare...
| Jul 19, 2014
Lou Ann Naples of Old Saybrook, a frequent traveler, says she never checks her baggage at an airport without securing it with a Tumi lock recognized by the Transportation Security Administration.
When she picked up her luggage at Southwest Florida...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 1:58 PM
The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. airlines flying to and from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport.
“The agency will continue to closely monitor the very fluid situation around Ben Gurion Airport and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice.
“We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:17 AM
A woman who breached security at Mineta San Jose International Airport and somehow managed to board a Southwest flight to Los Angeles did not pose a security threat, authorities said Wednesday.
The woman – identified by Los Angeles International...
| Aug 3, 2014
| 9:03 PM
About 1 out of every 10 people in Cook County, roughly 438,500 residents, live in "transit deserts'' that are cut off from fast, frequent train and bus service, according to a new analysis that for the first time identifies dozens of Chicago-area mass...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 11:47 AM
On Friday People Express began daily service to Atlanta from Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport. Those flights — coupled with service to West Palm Beach, Fla., that began in mid-July — bring the number of destinations the low-cost...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:01 PM
A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1. A regional airline will start offering nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank to San Diego on Oct. 1.
SeaPort Airlines, which...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 1:42 PM
Competition is heating up for flights between South Florida and Brazil.
American Airlines this week announced its intent to begin nonstop daily service between Miami International Airport and Viracopos International Airport in Campinas, Brazil, on Dec....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 4:41 PM
The state has paid $34 million to acquire a private airfield in Will County that occupies a small part of the almost 6,000-acre footprint that is envisioned as the first phase of a large commercial airport to be built in the south suburbs, officials...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:13 PM
San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith won't face criminal charges for his April arrest at Los Angeles International Airport, where police alleged he made comments suggesting he had a bomb.
The Los Angeles city attorney's office announced Tuesday it...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 4:58 AM
Notice to anyone booking a flight: Airfares are in the spotlight this week in Washington, D.C., scrutinized over how they are presented in advertisements and on the Web as well as for a security fee hike that's baked into ticket prices.