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Air Transportation Industry

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  • 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...
  • Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry

    Hampton Roads could become commercial hub for drone industry
    In Hampton Roads, the word "drone" has usually referred to unmanned military aircraft. But given shrinking defense budgets, local companies would like to take this technology to U.S. commercial markets. Businesses want to use drones — unmanned...
  • Air travel, literature and its discontents

    Flying from Los Angeles to New York on Sunday, I sat next to a kid not too far from my son’s age who had eight drinks in the course of a five-hour flight. I wasn’t trying to keep count, but after a while, it became impossible not to do so...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Board the plane faster

    This program allows participating flyers to experience a more efficient airport screening process by leaving on their shoes, light jackets and belts and leaving laptops and compliant liquids in carry-on bags. In addition to Richmond, over 117 airports...
  • Lufthansa pilots to strike in Frankfurt on Tuesday

    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Lufthansa pilots will hold an eight-hour strike on Tuesday, wiping out long-haul flights from its Frankfurt hub, union Vereinigung Cockpit said on Monday, announcing the fourth strike by the pilots to hit the German airline within...
  • 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,...
  • 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....
  • American Airlines' ticket, gate agents vote to unionize

    (Reuters) - Passenger service agents at American Airlines backed union representation for the first time in their history on Tuesday, with about 86 percent of members voting in favor of collective bargaining, the union said. The vote affects about 14,500...