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  • Food workers nervous about United Airlines catering switch at O'Hare

    Food workers nervous about United Airlines catering switch at O'Hare
    United Airlines is changing catering companies at O'Hare International Airport, swapping from longtime vendor Gate Gourmet to LSG Sky Chefs early next year, a move that has some 700 food workers in Chicago nervous about job security and pay. "They're...
  • Which frequent-flier program soars? Answer is up in the air.

    Which frequent-flier program soars? Answer is up in the air.
    When it comes to freebies, perhaps none is more coveted than the free airline flight. But which domestic airline has the best frequent-flier program? That's a trickier question. Even avid travelers can be forgiven if they're confused about which airline...
  • American Airlines debuts new jet aimed for long flights

    After years of delay, the world's biggest airline is finally using one of the newest passenger jets. American Airlines began flying the Boeing 787 between Dallas and Chicago on Thursday — a warm-up for the jet's real role on long international...
  • Drone use poised to expand to newsrooms despite FAA limits

    Newsgathering by drone is gaining traction as an industry practice, but how the technology can actually be used to cover the news of the day is murky given its legal limitations. The emerging technology has been used in wars, to deliver packages and,...
  • Contractor to plead guilty to setting fire at Aurora radar facility

    Contractor to plead guilty to setting fire at Aurora radar facility
    A Naperville man accused of setting a fire at a Chicago-area radar facility that wreaked havoc on the nation's air traffic system last September plans to plead guilty at his next court appearance next month, his attorney said Thursday. The development...
  • Maurice Flanagan, who helped launch Emirates airline, dies

    Sir Maurice Flanagan, a British aviation executive who helped get Emirates airline off the ground and guided its breakneck growth for nearly three decades, has died. He was 86. The Dubai-based airline he shepherded into existence with backing from the...
  • Emirates airline annual profit jumps 40 percent

    Emirates overcame the effects of temporary runway closures at its Dubai base to pull in a $1.24 billion annual profit, a 40 percent gain driven by the rapid expansion of its business and helped by a drop in fuel prices, the fast-growing airline said...
  • FAA investigates mysterious bolt that crashed into home

    The FAA is investigating a mysterious, industrial-sized nut and bolt that came crashing through a Raleigh family's roof. WTVD-TV (http://abc11.tv/1KMRdrc ) reports the nut and bolt fell seemingly out of the sky and into the Weber family home Tuesday. The...
  • Germanwings co-pilot practiced descents hours before crash

    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday. The revelation...
  • Germanwings co-pilot practiced slow descent hours before crash

    Germanwings co-pilot practiced slow descent hours before crash
    The co-pilot of Germanwings Flight 9525 appears to have practiced sending the jetliner into a deadly descent on another flight, just two hours before he intentionally crashed it into the French Alps, investigators said Wednesday. The revelation appeared...
  • MIA travelers can soon shorten checkpoint waits with fingerprint or iris scans

    MIA travelers can soon shorten checkpoint waits with fingerprint or iris scans
    Travelers at Miami International Airport will soon have the option to shorten their wait to get through the dreaded security checkpoint — for a price. On May 20, a new secure identification option called CLEAR that verifies identities through...