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  • O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them

    O'Hare's problems surmountable -- if city will face up to them
    O'Hare International Airport doesn't need to replicate Singapore's Changi Airport to become world-class. But its landlord — the city of Chicago — should recognize that O'Hare has problems. "O'Hare's terminals are cramped. You really notice...
  • Tess Frame: 6 things the person next to you is paying less for

    You're in line at the grocery store and you are loading the items from your basket to the conveyor belt when you notice that the person in front of you has all the same items and is charged just $20. You laugh with the checker at the strange coincidence,...
  • Five things for Thursday, February 26, 2015

    Five things for Thursday, February 26, 2015
    Here are your stories for Thursday in Central Florida: Universal raises prices; SunRail expansion is delayed; report on high-schooler's death; court recommends a 30-day suspension for judge; and more. 1. Following Disney World's lead, Universal...
  • New Book By 'Nomadic Matt' Offers Tips For Cheap Travel

    New Book By 'Nomadic Matt' Offers Tips For Cheap Travel
    I'm no cheap travel newcomer. As a college kid, I flew Icelandic Airline, (better known as 'Hippie Air") to Europe and backpacked my way around the continent, staying in youth hostels and eating at cheap cafes. My bargain bible before and during my trip...
  • 128 Southwest planes lacking inspections are cleared to fly for 5 days

    More than 100 grounded Southwest Airlines planes were back in service Wednesday, after aviation officials approved a plan that would allow the company to keep flying the planes despite lapsed maintenance inspections of backup hydraulic systems....
  • FAA: Southwest for now can use planes that missed inspection

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleet —...
  • Gogo strikes deal to outfit Delta planes with faster Wi-Fi

     Gogo strikes deal to outfit Delta planes with faster Wi-Fi
    Itasca-based Gogo said Wednesday it has a deal with Delta Air Lines to outfit more than 250 aircraft with speedier inflight Internet access. Upgrades to Delta's Wi-Fi will be on the airline's narrow-body aircraft serving long-haul domestic, Latin...
  • FAA: Southwest can use planes that missed inspection, for now

    Federal officials have agreed to let Southwest Airlines Co. keep flying planes that missed an inspection of a backup rudder system if the planes are checked in the next five days. Southwest grounded 128 planes — about one-fifth of its fleetĀ &...
  • United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors

    United issues warning to pilots after cockpit errors
    United Airlines last month issued a stern and blunt bulletin to its pilots expressing concerns over safety. In the Jan. 9 bulletin, Chicago-based United reportedly called for stricter compliance with cockpit rules and procedures and cited several...
  • Franco, Solarz win Aurora 5th Ward primary

    Franco, Solarz win Aurora 5th Ward primary
    Carl Franco and Steve Solarz were the two highest vote-getters Tuesday in the primary for the 5th Ward aldermanic position. That means the two will square off April 7 in the general city election, when five other aldermanic seats on the City Council...
  • Companies increasingly turn to tech to keep drones out of no-fly zones

    Low-cost hobby drones are making the power of flight accessible to anyone with a few hundred bucks to spare. But a combination of technology and safety laws could take the controls out of users' hands. When a DJI Phantom 2 quadcopter drone crashed at the...