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  • Slide inflated, but United jet doors wouldn't burst open, experts say

    Slide inflated, but United jet doors wouldn't burst open, experts say
    The emergency slide that deployed midway into a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Orange County on Sunday could have squished a passenger or crew member against a wall, but there’s virtually no chance it could have forced the jetliner’s...
  • United passengers describe panic as slide deploys at 38,000 feet

    United passengers describe panic as slide deploys at 38,000 feet
    Passengers of a Santa Ana-bound United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas on Sunday after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described the panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem. Flight...
  • Airline on-time rates fall

    Airline on-time rates fall
    U.S. airlines posted worse on-time rates in May and Chicago airports ranked dead last for on-time departures. U.S. airlines were on time 76.9 percent of the time, according to data released Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation. That’...
  • United Airlines parent says 2Q unit revenue better than expected

    United Airlines parent says 2Q unit revenue better than expected
    United Continental Holdings on Wednesday said an important revenue measure rose more than expected in the second quarter because of better results in the United States and Asia. The airline carrier said in an investor update that consolidated unit...
  • 9/11 museum a powerful reminder of the unthinkable

    9/11 museum a powerful reminder of the unthinkable
    There is a long list of things that the newly opened National September 11 Memorial Museum doesn't accomplish, or doesn't fully accomplish. It doesn't deal much with the messy, ongoing aftermath of the attacks of that day. It doesn't present the world's...
  • Golf rankings, capsules - Part 1

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf rankings, capsules The Sports Xchange's PGA Tour rankings, selected by TSX Golf Staff, based on performance in 2013-14. 1. Adam Scott, Australia -- There are no events listed on the schedule...
  • United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs

    
United Airlines to outsource more than 630 airport jobs
    United Airlines said on Monday it plans to outsource more than 630 union jobs at 12 U.S. airports in a cost-saving move. Affected positions include ticket and gate agents and baggage handlers at U.S. airports, including Salt Lake City; Charlotte,...
  • 'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane

    'Scariest flight of all time': Emergency chute opens inside plane
    Passengers of a United Airlines flight that was diverted to Kansas after an emergency slide inflated 38,000 feet in the air described a panicked scene inside the cabin as crew members rushed to contain the problem. Flight 1463 left O’Hare...
  • United Airlines overhauls loyalty rewards program

    United Airlines overhauls loyalty rewards program
    United Airlines joined several of its competitors by revamping its loyalty points program to base its rewards system on total dollars spent, not on miles traveled. Other carriers such as Delta, Southwest and JetBlue have announced similar changes...
  • O'Hare western access may look like dead-end

    O'Hare western access may look like dead-end
    Construction begins in earnest this year on a multibillion-dollar stretch of highway in DuPage County amid a growing sense that its potential to become a long-promised western route to O'Hare International Airport will fall far short of expectations....
  • Summer Hello, and Goodbye

    Summer Hello, and Goodbye
    Saying hello to summer, the time for adventures and relaxation, also involves goodbyes. I was at O'Hare airport talking about visual possibilities with a PR person from United Airlines, when I noticed this embrace. As we continued talking, I made a few...