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Air Transportation Industry

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  • O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses

    O'Hare noise complaints skyrocket -- many from the same addresses
    A campaign by O'Hare jet noise critics reached epic proportions in March when almost 353,000 noise complaints were filed with the city of Chicago. The dramatic increase pushed the total number of complaints to more than a half million in the first...
  • A top fundraiser for Obama turns from Wall Street to drones

    WASHINGTON Wearing cuff links with the U.S. presidential seal, Robert Wolf was explaining why he loves drones and wants to help big companies fly them. His new Times Square office features a Barack Obama mouse pad, campaign mug and cue ball, plus...
  • FAA had questioned mental health of Germanwings pilot

    Five years ago Federal Aviation Administration officials questioned the mental fitness of the Germanwings pilot who crashed an airliner in the French Alps last month, but they awarded him a U.S. pilot license after his German doctor said he had fully...
  • American Airlines to fly Dreamliner between Chicago and Japan

    American Airlines to fly Dreamliner between Chicago and Japan
    American Airlines will use a Boeing 787 Dreamliner on a regular route between Chicago and Japan, the airline told employees Thursday. It will be the first U.S. airline to use the highly touted aircraft on a regular route at O'Hare International Airport,...
  • Delta's CEO's 2014 pay soars above rivals to $17.6 million

    Airlines are making big profits, and CEOs are cashing in. Delta Air Lines Inc. disclosed Thursday that CEO Richard Anderson got a 22 percent increase in compensation last year, to nearly $17.6 million. That put Anderson ahead of the CEOs of American and...
  • SunRail marks mixed first year of service

    SunRail marks mixed first year of service
    SunRail, the first fixed-rail mass-transit system in Central Florida history, has yet to transform the way most people get around the region as it marks its one-year anniversary Friday. Some 200,000 people still drive on Interstate 4 every workday. But...
  • Heart-pounding nonfiction for kids

    Heart-pounding nonfiction for kids
    Dramatic true stories have the potential to grab our attention in ways that fiction never can. While daring rebellions, desperate pursuits, peril and courage are all staples of children's adventure novels, they become even more mesmerizing when drawn from...
  • Pilot in fatal crash may have lacked enough training

    Pilot in fatal crash may have lacked enough training
    Pilot John Patrick Van Ommeren completed an initial training course to fly a Piper Cheyenne just one week before his plane crashed near Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport, killing all four on board. That was one of the details in a National...
  • Pilot reported smoke before Fort Lauderdale crash

    A preliminary report on a fatal Fort Lauderdale plane crash says the pilot told air traffic controllers of smoke in the cockpit before trying to land. The pilot and all three passengers aboard the twin-engine Piper aircraft died in the April 12 crash...
  • North Dakota boardings slump in March but still strong

    North Dakota airline boardings have dropped for the first time in years and industry officials say slumping oil activity is a likely reason, though not the only one. They do not believe it is the start of a long-term trend. Passenger numbers at the eight...
  • American Airlines beats Street 1Q forecasts

    The fuel bill at American Airlines fell by nearly half in the first quarter, helping the company set a record profit despite a dip in revenue. The combination of cheaper fuel and steady demand for flights within the U.S. is boosting all the major...