| Apr 18, 2011
Airports may be the last places you'd expect to find peace and quiet, but they do exist. In fact, the airport chapel at O'Hare is celebrating 50 years! Religious holidays are a busy time for airport chapels. And as WGN's Micah Materre reports, these...
| Feb 25, 2011
| 8:58 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Bed bugs are apparently not just found on beds anymore. Some have managed to infiltrate airplanes -- or so one passenger claims.
A woman says she was attacked by bed bugs last month while aboard a British Airways flight from L.A. to...
| May 24, 2011
| 11:07 AM
LONDON -- A cloud of ash from Iceland's Grimsvotn volcano spread toward central Europe on Tuesday, forcing airlines in Britain to cancel hundreds of flights for the second time in little more than a year.
The ash cloud began to reach London's Heathrow...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 7:49 PM
June is a time of changes. All over Newport-Mesa, families enjoy the beginning of summer. Children finish another year of school, graduation ceremonies are held, and plans for the future are made.
I often tell my two sons that change happens whether we...
| Dec 19, 2010
For years, my husband and I had wanted to take our children to London before the magic of "Peter Pan" and "Mary Poppins" wore off, before the older two became too jaded for the Changing of the Guard and double-decker buses, before they would rather hang...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 7:47 PM
EDITOR'S NOTE: Former Los Angeles Times staff writer Patrice Apodaca, a Newport Beach resident, has agreed to write a weekly column for the Daily Pilot. Her column will appear on Saturdays.
This past holiday season provided me a few excruciating...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 8:15 PM
Passengers on a British Airways flight flying over the Atlantic were terrified when it was announced twice that their plane was about to land in the ocean.
The British Airways flight was at 35,000 feet and about halfway from Miami to London’s...
| Nov 25, 2011
| 5:31 PM
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At the peak of the United States's war in Iraq, the U.S. military had more than 170,000 troops, 500 bases replete with tents and toilets, kitchens and motor pools, and an airline that flew hundreds of times a day across the country....
| Dec 4, 2011
You yawned at the royal wedding in April. You were happy to miss the riots in August. But you're determined to be a part of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
This means either making a 260-foot discus throw, pronto, or studying up fast on the ticket,...
| Jul 24, 2011
When J.G. Ballard died in April 2009, he left behind a body of work dominated by a few key ideas. First were the erotic possibilities of violence, as embodied by his 1973 novel "Crash." Equally important was his sense of suburban life as not just soul-...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 4:13 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, air travelers will be able to board a scheduled commercial jet at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport next summer and fly to continental Europe.
BWI officials and Condor Airlines...