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  • Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence

    Sit up straight until airlines ease reclining turbulence
    None of us should take this lying down. When it comes to reclining seats on airplanes, we need to draw a line — and maybe we all should be required to sit up straight until everyone agrees on what that line should be. By now, you know about last...
  • Forget the Knee Defender. Try the BathroomBuddy

    Forget the Knee Defender. Try the BathroomBuddy
    Congratulations, weary travelers. You have found your way to FlyingFighter™, a unique travel accessories company dedicated to helping passengers on all seven continents defend themselves in the warfare known as air travel. Never heard of us?...
  • New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather

     New airplane radar offers bigger picture on bad weather
    airplane was climbing in the direction of thunderstorms vaulting across northeast Indiana when an air traffic controller radioed the pilots to recommend a course change toward smoother air. Normally such advice would be heeded, but the purpose of the...
  • The right to recline your airplane seat

    The right to recline your airplane seat
    I'm 6-foot-2 and all leg, so I'm very sympathetic to folks who complain about legroom in airplanes. However, like many tall people, I also have a bad back, so I'm very sympathetic to folks who want to recline their seats. Heck, I'm even sympathetic to the...
  • Minneapolis ad agency opening Chicago office

    Minneapolis ad agency opening Chicago office
    Minneapolis ad agency Barrie D’Rozario DiLorenzo has hired away Joy Schwartz, president of Havas Worldwide Chicago, with plans to open up an office in Chicago. Schwartz, who starts Sept. 24, will run the new Chicago office as a partner and...
  • Knee room: Their Take

    Knee room Veteran airline passengers know the drill: You scrunch into one of those economy cabin seats, stake out as much elbow and knee space as is politely possible, and then hope to fend off incursions. The moment of maximum conflict arises when...
  • Look before you recline

    Look before you recline
    I’ve contemplated buying the Knee Defender before. There, I’ve said it.  “What the hell is a ‘Knee Defender?’” you ask? Well, you clearly haven’t heard about the kerfuffle between two passengers on Sunday’...
  • Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device

    Flight diverted after kerfuffle over use of Knee Defender device
    An argument over legroom on a weekend flight led United Airlines to divert a plane to Chicago and call authorities, the airline said Tuesday. United Airlines Flight 1462 was en route from Newark, N.J., to Denver Sunday afternoon when there was a...
  • Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing

    Passenger feud over reclining seat leads to unscheduled landing
    Two United Airlines passengers feuding about reclining a seat forced the airline to make an unscheduled landing at O’Hare International Airport on Sunday, officials said. The skirmish aboard United Flight 1462, which was headed from Newark to...
  • ADM opens its Chicago headquarters

    ADM opens its Chicago headquarters
    Archer Daniels Midland Co. officially became a Chicago-based company this week as the agribusiness giant opened its global headquarters and customer center in downtown Chicago. However, the location of a new ADM technology center and 100 additional...
  • Dispute over gadget that blocks seat reclining diverts flight to Chicago

    (Reuters) - A midair argument between two airline passengers over the use of a device that stops the seat in front from reclining caused a Newark-Denver flight to be diverted to Chicago over the weekend, airline and police officials said on Tuesday....