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  • Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights

    Man Charged In Connection With Fire That Grounded Flights
    A Naperville man has been charged in federal court in connection with an arson fire at an FAA radar center that grounded nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago today, authorities said. Brian Howard, 36, remains hospitalized following the incident, in which...
  • FAA Center Fire Near Chicago Grounds Thousands Of Flights

    CHICAGO — Nearly 2,000 flights in Chicago were canceled Friday and air traffic across the U.S. was snarled after a fire that officials say was deliberately set at a Federal Aviation Administration radar center, allegedly by a disgruntled worker....
  • Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel

    Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel
    Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is changing its colors — but not its stripes. Following the lead of Southwest and Frontier airlines, Florida-based Spirit announced a new, very yellow livery for its fleet of 61 planes. ------------ FOR THE...
  • Airline to offer nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport to San Diego

    Airline to offer nonstop flights from Bob Hope Airport to San Diego
    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...
  • Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership

    Southwest Airlines, SeaWorld ending partnership
    Southwest Airlines, which has been under fire from animal activists over its marketing partnership with SeaWorld, is parting ways with the company after 26 years. The companies said in a joint statement Thursday they they both decided not to renew their...
  • Southwest, SeaWorld end partnership a year after 'Blackfish' backlash

    Southwest Airlines and SeaWorld are ending their longtime partnership the year after a documentary raised concerns about the treatment of killer whales at the theme-park chain. The airline and the park said they reached a mutual decision not to renew...
  • Southwest Airlines' on-time performance sinks, passengers fume

    If your last Southwest Airlines flight was late, you are not alone. On-time performance of the nation’s largest domestic carrier has deteriorated over the past year, dropping from 81% of all flights arriving on time in 2013 to 70% for the first...
  • Southwest Airlines adds Cartoon Network to streaming TV lineup

    Parents who fly Southwest Airlines – as well as passengers seated near them -- might have a little more reason to rejoice Tuesday after the carrier announced it has added Cartoon Network shows to its free onboard video lineup, potentially keeping...
  • Airline on-time rates fall

    Airline on-time rates fall
    U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May and Chicago airports ranked dead last for on-time departures. U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’...
  • Can Dave Davis Help Hollywood's In-flight Entertainment Biz Soar at Global Eagle?

    Global Eagle, a provider of satellite-based in-flight entertainment systems for airlines, has tapped Dave Davis as CEO. A former veteran of the airline industry who was instrumental in the merger of Northwest and Delta airlines, Davis had served as chief...
  • BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights

    BWI officials eye the future as Southwest launches first international flights
    With beach balls, snorkels and other vacation-themed decorations festooning a section of BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport, six top Southwest Airlines executives will split off in pairs to a steel drum beat and board three flights to the Caribbean. The...