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  • Photos of alleged 9/11 '20th hijacker' can stay classified: court

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court on Tuesday said photos of a Saudi national imprisoned at Guantanamo Bay who U.S. officials have said intended to be the "20th hijacker" in the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks should stay classified, in the interest of...
  • Flight diverted again over reclining seat dispute

    Flight diverted again over reclining seat dispute
    An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week. Delta Air Lines said that...
  • Airline seat-reclining dispute is story about civility, modern air travel

    Airline seat-reclining dispute is story about civility, modern air travel
    It seems there are two types of people in the world, or at least on an airplane: those who believe they have a fundamental right to recline their seat and those who cannot imagine anything worse than people who believe they have a fundamental right to...
  • Inventor of device to keep airline seat from reclining blames airlines

    Inventor of device to keep airline seat from reclining blames airlines
    A device that prevents an airline seat from reclining sparked an in-flight squabble that forced a United Airlines flight from Newark, N.J., to Denver to divert to Chicago. The tiff broke out Aug. 24 between a passenger who couldn’t recline her...
  • Florida-bound Delta flight diverted over reclining seat dispute

    (Reuters) - An argument over leg room and reclining seats forced a Florida-bound flight from New York to divert to a different airport late on Monday, the third such incident of a midair disruption caused by passengers in about a week. Delta Air Lines...
  • Chicago misses out in AbbVie-Calico pharma deal

     Chicago misses out in AbbVie-Calico pharma deal
    A few days ago, Calico, a Google-backed biotech company, announced that it would build a California-based research and development facility to invent new drugs to combat diseases afflicting the elderly. Half of the initial $500 million investment...
  • Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past

    Author tells story of Chicago's transportation past
    When it comes to transportation, the Chicago region has a bad case of terminal neglect. It goes far beyond the shabby condition of Union Station, which if it were an airport would have one of the 10 highest passenger totals in the United States. The...
  • 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...