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  • Lawsuit challenges airport noise curfews in the Hamptons

    The battle for the skies above the Hamptons is headed to a courtroom. A group representing helicopter operators has sued, claiming new laws restricting flights at East Hampton's town airport are unconstitutional. The town enacted the laws last week to...
  • Southwest Airlines sued over death of financial trader

    Southwest Airlines sued over death of financial trader
    The widow of a financial trader is suing Southwest Airlines, claiming the crew on her huband's flight last year didn't offer adequate medical attention when he collapsed in a lavatory. Kelly Ilczyszyn filed a wrongful death suit in Alameda County...
  • Chicago man lands first FAA exemption in state to fly drone for aerial photography

    Chicago man lands first FAA exemption in state to fly drone for aerial photography
    Chicagoan Colin Hinkle received word this month that he's allowed to fly small drones, becoming the first in Illinois to be granted permission - under Federal Aviation Administration rules - to launch the small aircraft for his aerial photography...
  • More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say

    More noise meetings added on O'Hare runway issues, Emanuel and FAA say
    Residents weary from airport jet noise will be able to attend four public meetings this summer about a new runway scheduled to open this fall at O'Hare International Airport, the city of Chicago and FAA officials said Tuesday. The Federal Aviation...
  • America's airline CEOs cry foul about foreign competition

    America's airline CEOs cry foul about foreign competition
    Chief executives of America's largest airlines brought their campaign against Persian Gulf carriers to Chicago this week, claiming three Middle East airlines benefit unfairly from government subsidies. On Tuesday, those U.S. carriers released what...
  • Chicago photographer cleared to fly drone for news gathering

    Chicago photographer cleared to fly drone for news gathering
    A professional Chicago photographer has received permission from the Federal Aviation Administration to operate a small drone for news gathering. Colin Hinkle, 35, said he looks forward to using the technology to bring bird's-eye views of news events to...
  • Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire

    Pilot suffers minor injuries after plane crash, fire
    The Federal Aviation Administration is investigating after a small four-passenger plane crashed in Polk County Monday afternoon. Only the pilot, 55-year-old Richard Simile of Auburn, Ala., was on board when the plane went down. Simile, who only suffered...
  • A small victory for fliers: summer domestic fares fall $2.01

    After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. The average roundtrip domestic ticket this summer, including taxes, now stands at $454, down less than a percent from last...
  • Teen super sub comes to the rescue of Denny Hamlin

    Eighteen-year-old Erik Jones of Byron, Mich., was about to take a nap during a rain delay in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tenn. One text later, Jones was instead flying from Cornelius, N.C. to the world's fastest...
  • Lawsuit: Southwest failed to respond to medical emergency

    A woman filed a wrongful-death lawsuit Monday against Southwest Airlines, claiming crew members mistook her husband's medical emergency for unruly behavior aboard a California flight and didn't assist him. Richard Ilczyszyn, 46, was found unconscious...
  • A small victory for fliers: summer fares fall $2.01

    A small victory for fliers: summer fares fall $2.01
    After years of steadily-rising airfare, travelers this summer can expect a tiny bit of relief — $2.01 in savings to be exact. The average roundtrip domestic ticket this summer, including taxes, now stands at $454, down less than a percent from last...