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  • FAA Expected to Permit Use of Drones on Film Sets

    The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce on Thursday that it will allow the restricted use of unmanned aircraft, or drones, on movie and TV locations. The agency has scheduled a press call later on Thursday with Secretary of...
  • FAA hopes to restore air traffic in Chicago area in coming days

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The fire set by an employee of Harris Corp at a Chicago-area air traffic control center on Friday may have caused significant damage, but the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) hopes to restore air traffic to relatively normal...
  • Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight to Poland after emergency landing

    Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight to Poland after emergency landing
    A Boeing Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane, owned by Polish state airline LOT,...
  • U.N. aviation task force only using public info in conflict project

    MONTREAL (Reuters) - A U.N. aviation agency task force, developing pilot programs to help airlines and states assess risks above conflict zones, will focus on information that is already public, and not confidential intelligence, its chair said. The...
  • Europe allows gadgets to stay on during flights

    Airline passengers will be able to use smartphones and tablet computers throughout their entire flight, the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) said on Friday, which could also pave the way for airlines to offer wireless communication services....
  • Flights resume at 'reduced rate' at Chicago airports: FAA

    (Reuters) - Flights into and out of Chicago-area airports have begun to resume at a reduced rate following a fire at an air traffic control center near the city on Friday, the Federal Aviation Administration said. "Flights have begun arriving and...
  • Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing

    Poland-bound LOT Boeing Dreamliner resumes flight after emergency landing
    LONDON/WARSAW (Reuters) - A Boeing Co Dreamliner traveling from Chicago to Poland resumed its flight on Friday after making an emergency landing at Glasgow, Scotland, to check an alert from the fire protection system in the baggage hold. The plane,...
  • Megabus can be a steal, but there are tradeoffs

     Megabus can be a steal, but there are tradeoffs
    The fields of southern Indiana are rolling by, and from my front seat on the upper level of a double-decker bus, I have a panoramic view of a blue, cloud-dappled sky and the traffic moving north alongside me on Interstate Highway 65. I should be working,...
  • Review: 'Flight 232' by Laurence Gonzales

    Review: 'Flight 232' by Laurence Gonzales
    On July 19, 1989, United Airlines Flight 232 lost power to its No. 2 two engine. The plane shook and careened starboard as a loud bang shot through the cabin. Knees buckled. Flight attendants hit the floor. Passengers prayed and tightened their seatbelts....
  • Asia airlines raise hedging volumes on oil price fall

    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Airlines in Asia are stepping up jet fuel hedge volumes after oil prices fell below $100 a barrel this month, with some locking in fuel purchases as far out as 2016, suggesting airlines see oil prices bottoming. Airlines have been...
  • Airline profits up 64%, bag fees generate $900 million in 2nd quarter

    The airline industry strategy of packing cabins to record levels, charging fees for bags, food and entertainment and merging to reduce competition continues to pay off. The nation's airlines posted $3.6 billion in profits in the April-through-June...