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  • Remembering when it was fun to fly at Grayland Station

    Remembering when it was fun to fly at Grayland Station
    At the far northwest edge of Chicago, the intersection of Devon and Caldwell avenues serves as a busy junction, an unheralded gateway to the suburbs and beyond. Travel is never far from your mind in this spot. The No. 85A CTA bus winds an endless loop...
  • Primary sellers v. online travel agencies, a game of tug-o-war

    Primary sellers v. online travel agencies, a game of tug-o-war
    Don't be surprised if you feel you're in a tug-of-war, playing the part of the rope; you are. Primary sellers -- airlines, hotel chains, cruise lines, and such -- are pulling you one way, online agencies and information providers are pulling in the...
  • Frontier to drop service to Newport News-Williamsburg airport

    Frontier to drop service to Newport News-Williamsburg airport
    Frontier Airlines will stop serving Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport on Jan. 6 in the second blow in two months to the airport's efforts to boost flight connections for Peninsula travelers. The airline's decision is part of a major...
  • FAA studying military-style air-traffic backup system, Sen. Kirk says

     FAA studying military-style air-traffic backup system, Sen. Kirk says
    Fifteen key air traffic control facilities would take over airplane guidance during emergencies in which part or all of the primary control system is knocked offline, according to a $65 million proposal that Sen. Mark Kirk said Tuesday is under federal...
  • Amid Missouri unrest, FAA closes air space over Ferguson

    Amid Missouri unrest, FAA closes air space over Ferguson
    The airspace over Ferguson is a no-fly zone once again. The Federal Aviation Administration placed temporary flight restrictions over Ferguson late Monday after deeming it a hazardous area.  No media helicopters or commercial flights are allowed in...
  • How to complain about an airline to get the best results

    How to complain about an airline to get the best results
    Sooner or later, nearly everyone ends up complaining about an airline — usually aloud, but sometimes in a missive that goes to the airline. After all, you've paid your hard-earned money and you expect something in return, something you paid for....
  • Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport

    Santa Monica versus the FAA over airport
    The Santa Monica Airport has long been embattled. City officials and nearby residents have made no secret of the fact that they are weary of it, especially as larger and larger private jets take off from and land on its single runway. Neighbors, some...
  • For starters: Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks

    For starters: Miami Heat at Dallas Mavericks
    A look at the starting lineups, inactives, referees and a pregame note of note for Sunday's 7:30 p.m. game between the Miami Heat and Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center (TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.3-FM, 710-AM-Spanish),...
  • FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages

    FAA outlines strategy to recover from air-traffic control outages
    Tighter security has been implemented to "detect and counter insider threats" against the nation's radar facilities that direct airplanes, following the arson attack two months ago by a worker at an air-traffic control center west of Chicago, the...
  • 7 things you need to know to survive Thanksgiving travel

    7 things you need to know to survive Thanksgiving travel
    If you're traveling during the Thanksgiving weekend, you expect crowds on the roads and at airports. Here's are 7 things you need to know to survive the madness. Survive? Well, yes. That's because you'll be one of 3.5 million Southern Californians...
  • Rude air passengers fuel holiday frustrations

    Rude air passengers fuel holiday frustrations
    As millions of travelers take to the sky this week during the year's busiest travel period, hassles and frustration stem not only from airport crowds and inefficient airlines but from rude passengers, who are uninformed — or unconcerned — with...