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  • Aurora air traffic center reopens after fire

    Aurora air traffic center reopens after fire
    Federal air traffic control facilities across the U.S. reported normal operations Monday as the job of safely guiding planes over Illinois and six other Midwestern states shifted back to a radar center in Aurora that was damaged in a fire allegedly set by...
  • Love Field restrictions expire, Southwest launches new routes

    Love Field restrictions expire, Southwest launches new routes
    Flight restrictions imposed 35 years ago on Texas' Love Field expired Monday, setting the stage for a likely airfare war between Southwest Airlines and its domestic competitors. Southwest, which is headquartered at Love Field in Dallas, is expected to...
  • Airlines take different approaches to in-flight entertainment

    Airlines take different approaches to in-flight entertainment
    In their ongoing quest to squeeze more revenue out of passengers, airlines are split on a big potential moneymaker: in-flight entertainment. Large carriers such as Delta Air Lines have invested heavily in touch-screen entertainment systems that are...
  • Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals

    Holiday travel: October is best bet for Christmas, Thanksgiving deals
    It's not even the middle of October and I'm already worried — on your behalf — about booking Thanksgiving and year-end holiday travel. Why? Fuller-than-ever planes and increasing demand, thanks to a better economy. We don't often associate...
  • FAA Chicago-area air traffic site back in full operations

    (Reuters) - Full operation was restored on Monday at a Chicago-area air traffic control site that was shut down in September by a fire allegedly set by a field technician, forcing extensive flight delays and cancellations, the Federal Aviation...
  • Cramped Airline Passengers

    Cramped Airline Passengers
        I'm back from a well-deserved vacation, and I decided to resume my blog by sharing a response to my Sunday column about oversized airline passengers.     In the column, a large man complained about his treatment by the airlines and about my lack...
  • Ways to prevent -- and fix -- air travel 'fail'

    Ways to prevent -- and fix -- air travel 'fail'
    Everyone likes to complain about air travel these days and all the things that can go wrong canceled flights, missed connections, overbooking, lost bags, and bad customer service. Here are some common air travel woes, and how to prevent, and fix, them. I...
  • Southwest, Virgin America launch long-haul flights from Dallas Love Field

    DALLAS Even travelers who didn't know about the expiration of the Wright Amendment quickly realized it was not a business-as-usual morning at Dallas Love Field on Monday. A rock band played loudly above the security checkpoint and free donuts and...
  • O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380

    O'Hare takes step to host huge Airbus A380
    The new runway that opened a year ago at O'Hare International Airport is both long and wide enough to handle the world's largest passenger airplane. But the behemoth Airbus A380 jetliner is not yet flying to Chicago, in part because there isn't a gate...
  • Real estate group wants FAA drone exemption

    Real estate group wants FAA drone exemption
    Look, up in the sky. It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's a drone taking a picture of your house, your yard, your street. Aerial photos and videos of homes listed for sale are growing more commonplace as real estate agents, videographers and hobbyists...
  • Frontier focuses on Chicago from new O'Hare base

    Frontier focuses on Chicago from new O'Hare base
    Frontier Airlines, continuing its blitz on Chicago, is expected Tuesday to announce four more flights from its new base at O'Hare International Airport as the discounter transitions out of Chicago's Midway Airport.  The announcement comes on the heels...