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  • Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport

    Numbers grow at Bob Hope Airport
    For the first time in more than six years, the number of passengers at Bob Hope Airport was up more than 5% in September, with a 5.4% increase compared with the same month last year, according to the latest statistics. In February 2008, the airfield...
  • United Airlines makes Hertz exclusive car-rental partner

    United Airlines makes Hertz exclusive car-rental partner
    United Airlines on Tuesday said Hertz will become its exclusive partner for car rentals on its booking website, united.com, and United’s elite-level fliers and credit-card holders will get bonus frequent-flier miles for booking with Hertz. The...
  • Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport

    Regional jet makes emergency landing at DuPage County Airport
    A regional jet bound for Chicago was forced to divert and make an emergency landing at DuPage County Airport on Monday night after the pilots reported problems controlling the plane and maintaining altitude, the Federal Aviation Administration said....
  • United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each

    United offers flight attendants buyout packages of up to $100,000 each
    In hopes of cutting its staffing budget, United Airlines announced plans Monday to offer veteran flight attendants early buyout packages of up to $100,000 each. United, which has been struggling to reconcile union contracts since its merger with...
  • United settles discrimination claims

    United settles discrimination claims
    United Airlines' parent has agreed to pay $215,000 to resolve claims that Continental discriminated against its lawful permanent resident employees by demanding they fill out extra forms, the Justice Department said on Tuesday. United Continental Holdings...
  • United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology

    United Airlines turning a corner with time and improved technology
    United Airlines is improving its on-time rates after a rocky start to the year, rolling out new technology in airports and planes, and ridding itself of smaller 50-seat regional jets that aren’t economical for the airline anymore, Jim Compton,...
  • Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground

    Film studio helps fearful fliers get off the ground
    As the passengers lined up to walk through an X-ray machine in the airport terminal, a surly security officer bellowed commands to the travelers. "Empty your pockets," she said. "Put all your items in the bin yourself. Take your shoes off." A few...
  • Review: 'Flight 232' by Laurence Gonzales

    Review: 'Flight 232' by Laurence Gonzales
    On July 19, 1989, United Airlines Flight 232 lost power to its No. 2 two engine. The plane shook and careened starboard as a loud bang shot through the cabin. Knees buckled. Flight attendants hit the floor. Passengers prayed and tightened their seatbelts....
  • The recline of civilization

    The recline of civilization
    The decision about whether to recline one's airline seat has been a flier's most vexing question since tempers turned hot over that issue around Labor Day. Here are some simple truths about the ethics, and future, of leaning back at 38,000 feet....
  • Ebola scare: Flight attendants told to be careful with bodily fluids

    Ebola scare: Flight attendants told to be careful with bodily fluids
    As health officials continue to monitor passengers who flew on two planes with an Ebola-infected flier, a flight attendants union has urged its members to be extra cautious handling bodily fluids. The Assn. of Flight Attendants warned its 60,000 members...
  • United names new chief information officer

    United names new chief information officer
    United Airlines announced the appointment of Linda Jojo to the post of executive vice president and chief information officer. Jojo, who will report to Jeff Smisek, United’s chairman, president and CEO, previously was an executive vice president...