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  • Despite cancellations, O'Hare leads in flights

    Despite cancellations, O'Hare leads in flights
    Four days after a fire knocked a critical air-traffic facility in Aurora offline, O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday edged past the busiest U.S. airport in terms of total flights, according to federal aviation data. The data, obtained by the Tribune...
  • Emanuel won't rule out fee hikes in 2015 budget

    Emanuel won't rule out fee hikes in 2015 budget
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel said Wednesday he will balance the 2015 city budget without increasing property, sales or fuel taxes, but did not rule out raising other fees. With his new spending plan a few weeks away, the mayor pointed out he has stayed away...
  • Frontier Airlines' service to Denver moving to MIA

    Frontier Airlines' service to Denver moving to MIA
    Frontier Airlines is expanding in South Florida with new service from Miami International Airport to four U.S. cities later this year, the Denver-based carrier announced Tuesday. On Dec. 20, the low-cost carrier will launch daily nonstop service between...
  • Low-cost carrier Frontier taps MIA for new service starting Dec. 20

    Low-cost carrier Frontier taps MIA for new service starting Dec. 20
    Denver-based Frontier Airlines is expanding its South Florida presence with new service from Miami International Airport to four U.S. cities starting in December. The low-cost carrier will launch daily flights on Dec. 20 between Miami and Philadelphia;...
  • Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself

    Lawyer says suspect in Aurora radar center fire a danger to himself
    The man charged with setting a fire at the Aurora radar facility, wreaking havoc on the nation's air traffic system, was ordered detained today after his lawyer declined to fight for his release. Federal prosecutors argued that Brian Howard was a danger...
  • The economic impact of air traffic sabotage

    The economic impact of air traffic sabotage
    The economic impact of a sabotaged radar center near Chicago that struck at the heart of the nation's air transportation grid will easily soar into tens of millions of dollars and perhaps hundreds of millions, experts say. The impact on some 44,000...
  • Air traffic meltdown puts FAA vulnerability in spotlight

    Air traffic meltdown puts FAA vulnerability in spotlight
    Demands for answers and promises of technology breakthroughs bounced across Washington on Monday as the nation's air traffic control system continued its gradual recovery from the fire at an Aurora radar facility that has grounded thousands of flights...
  • Frontier focuses on Chicago from new O'Hare base

    Frontier focuses on Chicago from new O'Hare base
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its blitz on Chicago, is expected Tuesday to announce four more flights from its new base at O'Hare International Airport as the discounter transitions out of Chicago's Midway Airport.  The announcement comes on the heels...
  • Fall weather returns after extended warm spell

    The 83-degree high observed at O'Hare airport Monday afternoon marked the seventh consecutive day of above-normal temperatures. It was also the warmest Sept. 29 since 2002. The August-level warmth was well shy of the 99-degree record for the date, which...
  • Man accused in Chicago air traffic disruption appears in court

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - A man accused of setting fire to an air control facility in Chicago on Friday, causing an outage that continues to disrupt flights, appeared in federal court on Monday to hear the charges against him and was ordered held without bond....
  • U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after fire

    U.S. FAA says reviewing contingency plans, security polices after fire
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. aviation safety agency's top official said on Monday he ordered a review of all U.S. air traffic control contingency plans and security policies following a fire on Friday that crippled air travel over much of the U.S....
  • FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself

    FBI: Contract worker set fire at FAA center, tried to kill himself
    A communications contractor assigned to the Aurora FAA radar center set fire to the center, grounding more than 2,000 flights in Chicago today, as part of plan to “take out” the center and kill himself, according to a federal complaint against...