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  • Worst plane crash in U.S. history

     Worst plane crash in U.S. history
    Thirty-five years ago Sunday, in what remains the worst airline crash on U.S. soil, more than 270 people were killed near O'Hare International Airport when American Airlines Flight 191 lost its left engine on takeoff, rolled sickeningly and crashed near a...
  • FLL airport expects more than 528,000 travelers for Thanksgiving

    FLL airport expects more than 528,000 travelers for Thanksgiving
    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is expecting more than 528,000 travelers to fly to and from its facility during the Thanksgiving holiday period Nov. 24 through Dec.1, officials announced Friday. That translates to an average of 66,000...
  • West Palm Beach airport launches new loyalty program

    A new customer rewards program has landed at Palm Beach International Airport.  Through a partnership with Atlanta-based loyalty program provider Thanks Again LLC, travelers will have a chance to earn frequent flier miles or hotel rewards points for...
  • Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport expects 1.2 million holiday travelers

    Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood airport expects 1.2 million holiday travelers
    The Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport is expecting roughly 1.2 million travelers during the holiday period running Saturday Dec. 21 through Sunday, Jan. 5, officials announced Thursday. That’s an average of 73,000 passengers daily...
  • Cruising the northern seas

    Cruising the northern seas
    Cruising in Europe's Baltic or North Sea can satisfy even an independent traveler like me. Stepping off the gangway, I'm immersed in the vivid life of a different European city each day. I've toured some of the world's top museums, taken a Scandinavian-...
  • Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash

    Pilot tried to return to runway in Wellington crash
    The pilot of a homebuilt aircraft apparently lost power and tried to return to the runway, only to crash into a pond at the Wellington Aero Club last week, the National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday. Just before the...
  • Hotels near LAX filling up as travelers wait out delays

    Hotels near LAX filling up as travelers wait out delays
    Hotels around Los Angeles International Airport are rapidly selling out as stranded travelers look for shelter following a fatal shooting at the airport. Tourism officials said the Sheraton, Marriott, Hilton, Westin and Four Point hotels near LAX have...
  • Slain TSA agent identified in LAX shooting

    Slain TSA agent identified in LAX shooting
    Transportation Security Administration officials Friday night identified the agent killed in a rampage at LAX as Gerardo I. Hernandez, 39. Officials provided no details about Hernandez. A second TSA agent was also shot at LAX, but he has not been...
  • 2 fired, 2 suspended in CTA 'ghost train' crash

    2 fired, 2 suspended in CTA 'ghost train' crash
    Two CTA electrical workers have been fired and two other employees suspended as a result of a collision in September between a "ghost train'' that traveled on its own for almost a mile after leaving a West Side rail yard and struck a Blue Line train...
  • Asiana pilots' lack of communication puzzles crash investigators

    SAN FRANCISCO -- It was pilot Lee Hang-kook’s first time landing a Boeing 777 San Francisco International Airport. A key part of the airport’s automated landing system was not working, so he was forced to visually guide the massive jetliner...
  • Asiana crash: Aviation experts question decision-making in cockpit

    Asiana crash: Aviation experts question decision-making in cockpit
    The crash of an Asiana Airlines jetliner at San Francisco International Airport appears to be "an unfortunate textbook example" of questionable cockpit decision-making during what pilots call "short final" approach, one expert said. "Because of the high...