RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Air Transportation Industry

A collection of news and information related to Air Transportation Industry published by this site and its partners.

Top Air Transportation Industry Articles

Displaying items 12-22
  • LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal

    LAX kicks off $508-million renovation of Southwest Airlines terminal
    The modernization of outdated terminals at Los Angeles International Airport forged ahead Tuesday as work began on a $508-million renovation of one of the busiest passenger facilities. City leaders and airport officials broke ground at Terminal 1,...
  • 2 Illinois lawmakers seek to dump new FAA controller hiring rules

     2 Illinois lawmakers seek to dump new FAA controller hiring rules
    A new federal policy aimed at making it easier for members of the general public with no aviation background to embark on careers in air traffic control would be reversed under legislation proposed in Congress on Friday. The Safe Towers Act,...
  • Boeing succeeds in early wooing of China airline startups

    About 20 startup Chinese airlines are proving a hot battleground for Boeing and Airbus, which see each of the newcomers as the potential Southwest Airlines or Ryanair of China a rapidly growing carrier solidly aligned with just one manufacturer. In the...
  • Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago

    Major aviation conference said to benefit Chicago
    Many of the world's top airline and airport officials will descend on Chicago this weekend for a global conference that city officials say will be among the largest economic development events of the year for the city and the region. Chicago officials...
  • Fort Lauderdale hosts annual 9/11 ceremony

    It was a solemn scene at the Fort Lauderdale Fire and Safety Museum. There were moments of silence, tears shed and tolling of the bell in remembrance of those killed in the 9/11 attacks. The annual event not only honored those killed that day, but...
  • Park Ridge's O'Hare study request sent to vote

    Park Ridge's O'Hare study request sent to vote
    Park Ridge's request for an environmental review of O'Hare International Airport's runway construction project got a boost at a raucous and contentious regional O'Hare Noise Compatibility Commission meeting. The commission unanimously agreed Sept. 5...
  • Jim Talent and Ed Rendell: Americans demand a modern transportation network

    Jim Talent and Ed Rendell: Americans demand a modern transportation network
    The summer air travel season has hit record numbers this year, and while we still have some time left for travel and fun before summer is over, travelers have continued to express frustration with air travel hassles. Most of that frustration is...
  • Airline spending on food continues to drop

    United Airlines and Virgin America recently announced the addition of new menu items, including turkey and Swiss cheese on a cranberry baguette, chicken and mozzarella on tomato focaccia and a soy-and-ginger-marinated salmon salad. But the nation’...
  • Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use

    Drones may provide big lift to agriculture when FAA allows their use
    When Steve Morris began building unmanned aerial systems in the late 1990s, he envisioned flying them over fields and collecting data that would be useful to farmers. But after the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, drones became largely associated with...
  • Revive customer service to revive friendly skies: Editorial

    Remember when air travel was actually fun and exciting? When you couldn't wait to get on the plane? Ah, the good old days. Today, reclining seats have become a battleground in the sky. If only reclining seats were the only problem with air travel....
  • The recline of civilization

    The recline of civilization
    The decision about whether to recline one's airline seat has been a flier's most vexing question since tempers turned hot over that issue around Labor Day. Here are some simple truths about the ethics, and future, of leaning back at 38,000 feet....